PETER DRUCKER: Facing the Totally New and Dynamic

Management guru PETER DRUCKER says the 21st century has arrived -- whether the world is ready for it or not

Q. In the remaining years of the 20th century . . .

A. We are already deep in the new century, a century that is fundamentally different from the one we still assume we live in. Almost everyone has a sense of deep unease with prevailing political and economic policies, whether in the U.S. or Japan or West Germany or England or Eastern Europe. Things somehow don't fit, and there is a clear sign that while we don't yet see the new ((era)), we know the old one is no longer right, no longer congruent. For 500 years the century mark...