What Would Drucker Do Now?
The Drucker Business Forum and host KPCC presented Rick Wartzman in conversation with Russ Stanton. Rick Wartzman is the executive director of the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University. The institute's mission is to better society by stimulating effective management and responsible leadership. It does this, in large part, by advancing the teachings of the late Peter F. Drucker, "the man who invented management" (in the words of BusinessWeek magazine). In addition to his duties at the Drucker Institute, Wartzman writes “The Drucker Difference” column for Bloomberg Businessweek online. A collection of his columns, What Would Drucker Do Now?, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2011. He’s also the editor of The Drucker Lectures: Essential Lessons on Management, Society, and Economy, published by McGraw-Hill in 2010. Russ Stanton is the vice president of content for Southern California Public Radio. Stanton oversees its award-winning newsroom, which produces programming for 89.3 KPCC-FM in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, 891. KUOR-FM in the Inland Empire, 90.3 KVLA-FM in the Coachella Vallley, and for www.KPCC.org. Before joining SCPR this year, Stanton was the editor of the Los Angeles Times from 2008 to 2011, capping a 30-year career in newspapers. At the Times, he led a rapid expansion of its online news reporting and the restructuring and integration of its Internet operation with the print newsroom.