Richard Pascale is a leading business consultant, scholar and co-author, together with Anthony Athos, of the bestselling book “Art of Japanese Management”, which was published in 1981.
Edgar Schein devoted to organizational psychology. His key work is the study of organizational culture - he invented the term “corporate culture”.
Steve Jobs founded Apple, which is ranked among the leading producers of computers, media players and mobile phones. Apple has had a number of fundamental and revolutionary innovation, thanks to which is ranked among the most successful and influential ICT company.
Joseph Alois Schumpeter was an Austrian American economist and political scientist. Perhaps the most important Schumpeter’s idea is the concept of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Charles Luis Montesquieu was a French social commentator and political thinker. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers in public sector and thus influenced the form of toeday modern democratic states.
Albert Humphrey devised the technique of SWOT Analysis in the sixties of the 20th century.
Walter A. Shewhart designed simple control charts, which became the basis of today's process quality control. In 1927, he met William Edward Deming and signficantly influenced him - he is the original author of the Deming Cycle.
Henry Laurence Gantt worked as a management consultant. In addition to a Gantt chart, which was designed in 1910, he also designed a principle of performance wage and some methods of efficiency measurement and work productivity.
Dwight David Eisenhower was an American President and from a management perspective, it is important his Eisenhower principle, which is a technique of determining priorities withe a (self)organizing.
Max Weber distinguished three types leadership (authority): Traditional, Charismatic and Legal-rational. Only the third form is considered by Weber, in his magnum opus Economy and Society, as the right one. On the basis of the thought of legal-rational authority, Weber designed a model of bureaucracy as the only correct and rational way of management of large organizations.