Unformatted text preview: Innovation is crucial to the survival of a company and to satisfy the customer, which should be the firm’s main goal. How does Drucker’s concept of management and the ideal firm compare with Weber’s ideal (bureaucracy)? They are opposite in many ways. Max Weber’s ideal bureaucracy mandates an impersonal style, strict formal rules, rigid division of labor, and a clear chain of command. Drucker’s ideal is much more personal and stresses the importance of innovation. He recommends giving employees chances to manage small things to give them managerial experience where as Weber would not approve of that at all....
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- Spring '08
- Management, F. Drucker Drucker, Peter F. Drucker Drucker