2003 Thinkers50 Ranking & Awards
London, November 10, 2003
Ranking of Management Thinkers
Far sighted and always opinionated, Drucker has built an encyclopaedic store of knowledge which he has applied over the last 50 years to management.
Born in Baltimore in 1942 “with a lacrosse stick in one hand and oars over my shoulder,” Peters resided in California, mainly Silicon Valley [where he was on a list of “100 most powerful people in Silicon Valley”], from 1965–2000.
The opinionated, sometimes acerbic, voice of contemporary strategy, Hamel brings aphoristic energy to the turgid world of management writing.
The genteel, civilised voice of management, Charles Handy is a British oil executive turned academic and, in a glorious third career, populist social philosopher.