Peter Drucker

Age: 95

political economist and writer best known for establishing management as its own discipline. Several of his theories are practiced widely throughout the business world today, including management by objectives rather than by control, marketing as a central management task, and the corporation as the representative institution of an industrial society.

Died: Claremont, Calif., Nov. 11, 2005

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