THE CHALLENGE AT A GLANCE

What makes the Contest unique?

Aim

Keeping the human-oriented management philosophy of Peter Drucker alive in the minds of the young generation

Participation

Open to students and young professionals from all around the world

Essay Format

A personal narrative essay that may be underpinned by research

Openness

Being exposed to unconventional thinking and mind-opening discussions and actively contributing to sessions at the Drucker Forum

Community

Becoming part of the global network of former laureates

Providing remote info-session opportunities

to interested contest participants

 

Vienna

The place where Peter Drucker was born and educated, the Drucker Forums are held, contest finalists are meeting leading management thinkers and practitioners from all over the world to learn from one another

PDSE

Peter Drucker Society Europe as the organizer – a non-political, independent, nonprofit association, established in Vienna in 2010

Our Topics
since 2010

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2010

“Continuity and Change- Balancing Innovation and Time-Tested Practices”

2011

“Management, what is it Good for?”

2012

“Reinventing Work, Reinventing Organization”

2013

“Innovation Inspiration: Lessons for Innovators from the Arts and Sciences”

2014

“Lost in Digital Wonderland? Finding a Path in the Global Knowledge Society”

2015

“Managing Oneself in the Digital Age”

2016

“The New Entrepreneurs. Movers and Shakers in Economy and Society”

2017

“Human Prosperity in a Changing World”

2018

"How to Stay Human in a Robot Society"

2019

The Value of the "Renaissance Manager"

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