Management Thinkers

A management thinker may refer to someone who is an expert in the field of management and who has the knowledge of the various facets of management. A management guru may be able to provide advice on matters that concern management issues and they are well educated and knowledgeable in business theories and practices. Management thinkers may be authors of books may work with a host of leadership consulting firms or may provide consultation sessions individually. A management thinker may be well versed in areas such as marketing strategic, operations research, strategic management, learning systems, business trends and the various facts of business and strategies. Some of the most influential management thinkers include Clayton Christensen, W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, Vijay Govindarajan and Jim Collins among many other prominent management thinkers. Management thinkers are popularly referred to as ‘management gurus’. Management thinkers may hold accomplished, honored academic positions at various prestigious institutions and may interact with people from the world of management and business on a day to day basis. They may work at professors at universities or colleges. Get acquainted with some famous management thinkers and rad their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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 1 Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker
Famous As: Management Consultant
Birthdate: November 19, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 11, 2005

 2 Henri Fayol

Henri Fayol
Famous As: Industrialist, Management Thinker
Birthdate: July 29, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died: November 19, 1925

Henri Fayol was a French mining engineer, author, mining executive, and director of mines. He is credited with developing a theory of business administration called Fayolism. Along with Frederick Winslow Taylor, Henri Fayol is credited with founding modern management methods.

 3 Judy Smith

Judy Smith
Famous As: Crisis manager
Birthdate: October 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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 4 Rene Rivkin

Rene Rivkin
Famous As: Stockbroker
Birthdate: June 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shanghai
Died: May 1, 2005

Rene Rivkin was a Chinese-born Australian investor, entrepreneur, stockbroker, and investment adviser. Rene Rivkin was named Stockbroker of the Year in 1985 by Business Review Weekly. From 1982 to 1999, Rene Rivkin was associated with important people and became a household name in Australia. In 2003, he was accused of insider trading and sentenced to nine months of weekend detention.

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 5 Dave Snowden

Dave Snowden
Famous As: Management Consultant
Birthdate: April 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chipping Ongar,England

 6 Elliott Jaques

Elliott Jaques
Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: January 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: March 8, 2003
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 7 Peter York

Peter York
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1944 AD
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 8 Ahmed Sofa

Ahmed Sofa
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: July 28, 2001
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