Presentation on theme: "Dean Ira A. Jackson Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management Claremont Graduate University C LOSING THE R ESPONSIBILITY G AP IN."— Presentation transcript:
Dean Ira A. Jackson Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management Claremont Graduate University C LOSING THE R ESPONSIBILITY G AP IN A C OMPLEX W ORLD F IRST D RUCKER G LOBAL F ORUM V IENNA, A USTRIA 20 November, 2009
Need to channel Drucker to address the Accelerating Pace of Change and The Urgent Need to close the gap between What We Find Acceptable and What is Possible…
The undeniable reality of complexity, speed and technological change around us as seen through the eyes of a YouTube video called ‘Did You Know?”
This accelerating pace of change also exists in terms of societal challenges Terrorism Global Warming Poverty Failed States
Drucker was concerned about these issues Much more than a management guru, he was a Social Ecologist
What would he say about the health of our society?
$50 trillion 50 million Sources: Asian Development Bank; International Labor Organization; United Nations The financial cost of the global economic meltdown The human loss in jobs lost
Every global and social issue of our day is a business opportunity in disguise
PurposePartnershipResponsibility Drucker’s Functioning or Responsible Society Business: Efficiency Innovation Civil Society: Legitimacy Participation Government: Equity Fairness
Government as a Conductor Orchestrating, coordinating Steering… but not rowing.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it…” - Peter F Drucker