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Presentation at the occasion of the 2014 Drucker Forum Launch Event, held at the Unicredit Centre in Vienna

Presentation at the occasion of the 2014 Drucker Forum Launch Event, held at the Unicredit Centre in Vienna

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  • 1. Global Peter Drucker Forum 2014 Launch Event Vienna, March 10, 2014 Hosted by Unicredit Centre Vienna Richard Straub, President Peter Drucker Society Europe
  • 2. Flash-Back 2013
  • 3. Breakthroughs in 2013 • Step-Change in Global Visiblity – Strategic Media Partnerships with HBR and FT – Editorial Support by The Economist, Forbes, Les Echos, Time Magazing – Austrian National Publications such as Die Presse, Der Standard, Die Furche, Format • Outstanding references by Thought Leaders – Roger Martin, Lynda Gratton, Charles Handy, Andrew Hill etc. • Forum Sold out in September • Drucker Challenge Essay and Video Contest • Post Forum Coverage – Forum Quoted as – New Centre of Gravity for Management – World Management Forum
  • 4. Drucker Challenge Contest 2013 150 Essays submitted 54 Videos uploaded 30 Young Winners & Finalists participated in the 2013 Forum
  • 5. Overall Satisfaction 2013
  • 6. Pre-Conference Documentation
  • 7. Complexity Series 2013 – HBR Blog Network
  • 8. Global Peter Drucker Forum 2014
  • 9. Reaching a Turning Point? • Drucker: I never predict – seeing the future that has already arrived • Confluence of Factors – Slow Growth - Stagnation – Unemployment – Youth Unemployment – Debt Levels in Western States & Bloated Bureaucracies – Overblown Emphasis on Short Term at the expense of Long Term – Corporate Cash Hoarding, Lack of Risk Taking and Innovation – Inequality: Germs of Social Conflict • Ways towards Prosperity? – Technology, Sustainability, Shared Value/Public Value, Incremental Reforms of current System
  • 10. Where does the Salvation come from? • Digital Technology? – Exponential Curve – no Precedent in History – Offestting job Losses with Gains in High Value Segements? • Social Technology – Management? – Society of Organizations – globally connected – Management in the Druckerian Sense (Business Adminstration, Leadership, Entrepreneurship) – Business and Non-Business (Govt., Educ., Health, NPOs etc) – Achieving Performance – for what Purpose? – It is all about People and their Lives! – It is not about Management Techniques – it is about how Management improves the Living Conditions for Human Beings!
  • 11. Building Blocks for the Forum 2014 • TheTurning Point – Stagnation or Transition towards Prosperity • The Future of Work and Jobs & the Impact of Technology • Recreating Mangement as a Human Centric Practice & Discipline • Getting closer to the 21st Century Organization • The Death of Strategy – Long Live Strategy • Tied together in the 21st Century – Business & Government
  • 12. Drucker Challenge 2014 5th Global Drucker Challenge Contest Participants up to 35 Yeas of Age Theme 2014 - Preannouncement Lost in Digital Wonderland? Finding a Path in the Global Knowledge Society • How envision your Life as a Knowledge Worker in 10 Years from now`? • How can the Capabilities of this „Digital Wonderland“ be leveraged? • How to tame the dark Side of Technology? • Creating a New Industrial Revollution?
  • 13. A Marvellous Setting Hall of Science 17th Century Gala Dinner City Hall of Vienna
  • 14. An Outstanding Group of Speakers (partial List)
  • 15. Conference Description www.druckerforum.org/abstract-drucker-forum-2014/Full Document:
  • 16. Drucker Forum on Social Media
  • 17. Drucker‘s Words of Wisdom For full Quote see next ´Slide
  • 18. From Society to Management The Ecological Vision: Reflections on the American Condition (1993): “Management and managers are the central resource, the generic, distinctive, the constitutive organ of society…and the very survival of society is dependent on the performance, the competence, the earnestness and the values of their managers…What managers are doing is therefore a public concern”.
  • 19. Engage & st@y in Cont@ct How to engage? • Individual Members • Institutional members (for Profit, NPOs and Academic) • Sponsor of the Forum • Drucker Challenge Partner • Media Partnerships • Promotion Partnerships More Info: contact@druckersociety.eu THANK YOU