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Adventures of a bystander

By: Drucker, Peter F.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York HarperCollins Publishers 1991Description: viii, 344 p.ISBN: 0060165650.Subject(s): Social scientists - United States | Biography - Drucker, Peter FDDC classification: 926.584 Summary: The author tells of childhood memories of Vienna, Germany, and Europe in the early 1930s, and his moves to and experiences in London and New York, and offers insights into the world of big business and corporate management
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Table of contents

Prologue: a bystander is born
Grandmother and the twentieth century
Hemme and Genia
Miss Elsa and Miss Sophy
Freudian myths and Freudian realities
Count Traun-Trauneck and the actress Maria Mueller
The Polanyis
The man who invented Kissinger
Noel Brailsford: the last of the dissenters
Ernest Freedberg's world
The bankers and the courtesan
Henry Luce and Time-Life-Fortune
The prophets: Buckminster Fuller and Marshall McLuhan
The professional: Alfred Sloan
The Indian summer of innocence

The author tells of childhood memories of Vienna, Germany, and Europe in the early 1930s, and his moves to and experiences in London and New York, and offers insights into the world of big business and corporate management

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