The Life of Peter Ferdinand Drucker

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INTRODUCTION

Background of Peter Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker is the real name for Peter Drucker and he was an Austrian-born American. He was known as a management consultant, educator and author that had contributed to the philosophy and practical foundations of the modern business organization. He was born on 19 November 1909 at Vienna, Austria. At that time, his mother was a medicine student while his father was a lawyer and high-civil servant. His mother is Caroline Bondi and his father is Adolf Drucker.

After graduates from Döbling Gymnasium, Drucker moved to Hamburg, Germany and working as an apprentice at an established cotton trading firm. That was his first working experience. Then, he moved to Frankfurt and worked as a journalist at the Daily Frankfurter General-Anzeiger. With the organization, Drucker had written for the Der Österreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist). In 1931, he got a doctorate in international law and public law from the University of Frankfurt.

Two years after that, Drucker worked for an insurance company in London in 1933 before he worked as the chief economist at a private bank. Then, he got married with his wife on 1934, which is a year after that. After got married, both of them stayed at United States and Drucker was a university professor as well as a freelance writer and business consultant.

Drucker got the authority to be the citizen of United States on 1934. At that time, he was a professor of politics and philosophy at Bennington College until 1949. From 1950 until 1971, Drucker had working as the Professor of Management for twenty-two years at New York University.

Drucker was the developer of one of the country’s that offered MBA programs for working professiona...

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