With Peter Drucker's five essential questions and the help of five of today's thought leaders, this little book will challenge readers to take a close look at the very heart of their organizations and what drives them. A tool for self-assessment and transformation, answering these five questions will fundamentally change the way you work, helping you lead your organization to an exceptional level of performance.
Nobody, even Socrates, ever asked better questions than Peter Drucker. All the personality, all the wisdom is here to make your work dramatically more effective. There's nothing better. It's like having Peter at your side.
--Bob Buford, author, "Halftime" and "Finishing Well," Founding Chairman, The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management
"The Leader to Leader Institute has done a great service in bringing us this mono-graph. Good leaders come up with answers, but great leaders ask the right ques-tions--and this wonderful work helps all leaders do exactly that."
--Jim Collins, author, "Good to Great and the Social Sectors"
"An amazing resource that can help even the most successful organizations become more successful "
--Marshall Goldsmith, author, "What Got You Here Won't Get You There"": How Successful People Become Even More Successful,""" winner of the Harold Longman Best Business Book of 2007
"Peter Drucker's "Five Most Important Questions" continue to be the indispensable questions an organization must ask itself, regardless of size or sector, if it is deter-mined to be an organization of the future."
--Kathy Cloninger, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA
"At a time when the need for more effective management and more ethicallead-ership is the moral equivalent of global warming, Drucker's common sense and courage should be modeled by everyone."
--Ira A. Jackson, dean, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, and board member, The Drucker Institute