Rick Wartzman

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Rick Wartzman is executive director of the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University. He spent the first 20 years of his career as a reporter, editor, and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times. His most recent book, Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, was published by PublicAffairs in September 2008.

Rick Wartzman

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  • Summer Reading: Five Management Classics
    Peter Drucker looked to the following still-oh-so-relevant books, published between 1911 and 1941, for guidance and edification
  • The Charitable Challenge
    Philanthropic donors need to understand that "overhead" should not be considered a dirty word when it comes to nonprofit organizations
  • WellPoint Ties Payment Boosts to Health Outcomes
    The health-care company is examining ways to measure success via results, not activity. Many organizations could use the same treatment
  • Earth to Elon Musk: Look Around
    Elon Musk, head of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, thinks "professional managers" lack innovativeness. Peter Drucker would have said Musk's head is in the clouds
  • Cisco Grows Smarter
    As Starbucks and now Cisco have discovered, the wrong kind of expansion reaps painful contractions

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