Part 2

Reading 1: The Practice of Management, Peter F. Drucker, summarized by John D. Stavig and Shaker A. Zahra 27

Reading 2: The One Minute Manager, Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, summarized by Charles C. Manz 31

Reading 3: Out of the Crisis, W. Edwards Deming, summarized by William B. Gartner and M. James Naughton 35

Reading 8: Competitive Advantage, Michael E. Porter, summarized by Sara A. Morris 56

Part 3

Reading 3: How the Mighty Fall, Jim Collins, summarized by Tanya Pietz 78

Collins, Jim (May 5, 2008). The secret of enduring greatness. Fortune. New York: 157(9), 72.


find articles on the writings of or summaries of the writings of the following management theorists:

Mary Follett

Henry Mintzberg

Max Weber

Federick Taylor

Discussion: How do Drucker’s theories of management relate to current management circumstances? How well do Taylor’s theories hold up in today’s global management environment? Are the theories of Follett and Weber still appropriate in the 21st century? Give specific examples of current management circumstances, and cite your readings to support your answers.

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