Peter Drucker’s 39 Books

  1. The End of Economic Man (1939)
  2. The Future of Industrial Man (1942)
  3. Concept of the Corporation (1946)
  4. The New Society (1950)
  5. The Practice of Management (1954)
  6. America’s Next Twenty Years (1957)
  7. Landmarks of Tomorrow (1957)
  8. Managing for Results (1964)
  9. The Effective Executive (1966)
  10. The Age of Discontinuity (1968)
  11. Technology, Management and Society (1970)
  12. The New Markets and Other Essays (1971)
  13. Men, Ideas and Politics (1971)
  14. Drucker on Management (1971)
  15. Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices (1973)
  16. The Unseen Revolution (1976; reissued in 1996 under the title The Pension Fund Revolution)
  17. People and Performance: The Best of Peter Drucker on Management (1977)
  18. Adventures of a Bystander (1978)
  19. Managing in Turbulent Times (1980)
  20. Toward the Next Economics and Other Essays (1981)
  21. The Changing World of the Executive (1982)
  22. The Last of All Possible Worlds (1982)
  23. The Temptation to Do Good (1984)
  24. Innovation and Entrepreneurship (1985)
  25. Frontiers of Management (1986)
  26. The New Realities: in Government and Politics, in Economics and Business, in Society and World View (1989)
  27. Managing the Nonprofit Organization: Principles and Practices (1990)
  28. Managing for the Future (1992)
  29. The Ecological Vision (1993)
  30. Post-Capitalist Society (1993)
  31. Managing in a Time of Great Change (1995)
  32. Drucker on Asia: A Dialogue between Peter Drucker and Isao Nakauchi (1997)
  33. Peter Drucker on the Profession of Management (1998)
  34. Management Challenges for the 21st Century (1999)
  35. The Essential Drucker (2001)
  36. Managing in the Next Society (2002)
  37. A Functioning Society (2002)
  38. The Daily Drucker (2004, with Joseph A. Maciariello)
  39. The Five Most Important Questions (2008; posthumously released)

Other Drucker Writings

Monographs

  • The Justification of International Law and the Will of the State (1932)
  • Friedrich Julius Stahl Conservative Political Theory & Historical Development (1933)
  • The Jewish Question in Germany (1936)

Contributing Writer

  • Power and Democracy in America (1961)
  • Preparing Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Today (1969)
  • The Rise of NEC (1991)
  • Song of the Brush: Japanese Painting from the Sanso Collection (1979)

Miscellaneous

  • An Introductory View of Management (1977)
  • Management Cases (1977; revised edition, 2009)
  • The Effective Executive In Action (2006, with Joseph A. Maciariello)
  • Classic Drucker (2006; content virtually identical to Peter Drucker on the Profession of Management)
  • Management: Revised (2008, posthumously released, with Joseph A. Maciariello)
  • The Drucker Lectures: Essential Lessons on Management, Society and Economy (2010, edited by Rick Wartzman)

More about Peter Drucker

  • Peter Drucker’s Life and Legacy: Hailed by BusinessWeek as “the man who invented management,” Drucker directly influenced a huge number of leaders from a wide range of organizations across all sectors of society.
  • Drucker’s Career Timeline and Bibliography: From his birth in Vienna in 1909 to his death in Claremont in 2005
  • A Drucker Sampler: Readings available online for free that cover three of Drucker’s core areas of focus—the individual, organizations and society
  • Tributes to Drucker: Including Jim Collins on why “Peter Drucker contributed more to the triumph of freedom and free society over totalitarianism than anyone in the 20th century, including perhaps Winston Churchill”
  • Books About Drucker: Personal and intellectual biographies, memoirs by Drucker’s former students and books on management that are rooted primarily and explicitly in Drucker’s work