CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Monday, November 14, 2005

The Passing of Peter Drucker

Some of the wisdom of this management guru seems lost upon our management.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
There are very few bad situations that can't be solved by firing a passel of vice-presidents.
both of these quotes are attributed to Peter Drucker

Please read about some more of his works such as
His most controversial work was on compensation schemes, in which he said that senior management should not be compensated more than twenty times the lowest paid employees. This made him an enemy of some of the same people who had previously praised him.
His thoughts have been controversial to both management and labour over the years.

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