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Claiming our Humanity - Managing in the Digital Age
The 2015 Global Peter Drucker Forum will take place in Vienna on November 5 and 6 under the
overarching theme: Claiming our Humanity - Managing in the Digital Age.
It builds on Peter Drucker's statement in an essay in 1967
"We are becoming aware that the major
questions regarding technology are not
technical but human questions"
It will explore the unprecedented opportunities and the new challenges that the exponential development of
digital technology poses to management. Please find a background paper to the conference under the
Speakers and Moderators - a first preview
Here is a first preview of selected speakers and moderators - a more complete list will be provided as the
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and
Technology Director, MIT Initiative on Technology and Self,
, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University,
Founder & CEO of Buzzcar, former CEO of Zipcar,
Distinguished Professor in Management and Information Technology at Babson College
partner, The Innovation Architects and author,
CEO Roland Berger Strategy Consultants,
Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review Group.
Drucker Society Europe Blog - new series starting
The invitation to provide blog posts on the Drucker Society Europe Blog focussing on takeaways and
conclusions from the Drucker Forum 2014 has been taken up in a very positive way. Please see the overview of the
articles to date under http://www.druckerforum.org/blog/
Comments, Tweets, likes and other ways of engagement are welcome.
By beginning of March we will start the blog series relating to the theme 2015
Claiming our Humanity - Managing in the Digital Age. We continue to invite guest posts.
Please use conference abstract as a starting point and provide your suggested articles (800 - 1000 words) to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "GPDF15 - Blog proposal". - An editorial review and moderation of the series will be provided. However, we don't guarantee the publication of all suggested posts.
The pre-conference posts relating to the Forum 2014 at the HBR Blog network are now available via the
HBR landing page.
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