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A Functioning Society

Selections from Sixty-Five Years of Writing on Community, Society, and Polity

by Peter Drucker

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social theory,
  • State, The,
  • Social change,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Sociology,
  • Social institutions,
  • Social History,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Organization,
  • Communities,
  • Community

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055678M
    ISBN 100765801590
    ISBN 109780765801593

    Math in Society. Edition Contents program, and running a book loan scholarship program. Eventually the frustration with the escalating costs of commercial text books and the online homework systems that charged for access led to action. Functions: in   The result of raising children French style, Druckerman writes, is ‘a fully functioning society of good little sleepers, gourmet eaters and reasonably relaxed parents,’” read a Times review Author: Melonyce Mcafee.


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He was Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California and was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is the author of over thirty-five books, including The Ecological Vision, The Concept of the Corporation, and A Functioning Society/5(3).

"A Functioning Society: Selections from Sixty-Five Years of Writing on Community, Society, and Polity" is a collection of essays selected by Peter F.

Drucker (considered to be the founder of modern management) from his own works that represent the full range of Drucker's views on the political structure of society, including the rise (and fall /5(1).

A functioning society must always be capable of organizing the tangible reality of the social order. It must master the material world, make it meaningful and comprehensible for the individual, and it must establish legitimate social and political power.

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