The Secret to Achieving More with Less: Increasing the Productivity of Resources to Cope with a Rapidly Changing Economic Environment

Editor's Note Peter F. Drucker rendered explicit the interrelationship between and among three distinct concepts—namely, abandonment, concentration and Pareto's Law (a.k.a. the 80/20 Principle). Abandonment and concentration, Drucker reminded us, are opposite sides of the same coin. Simply put, abandoning unproductive and obsolete activities frees up resources to concentrate on result areas. However, deciding what to abandon is never easy. We all need a framework or methodology to help us...
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