DRUCKER PRIZE RESOURCE LIBRARY

Innovative organizations aren’t merely smart. They strive for a deep understanding of whom they serve and why; they communicate effectively; and they have the right kind of leadership. As Peter Drucker noted, the focus of innovation “is not knowledge but performance.”

Listed below are a number of resources, including Drucker readings and in-depth interviews with leading social sector thinkers, to help push your organization toward greater effectiveness and successful innovation with a focus on performance.

ON BOARDS

Video: Anne Wallestad — Balancing the Short and Long Term

Video: Dick Chait — Generative Board Governance

Reading: Drucker on the Nonprofit Board

ON CUSTOMER-CENTERED DESIGN

Video: Matt Pummer and Taz Hussein — Demand-Driven Innovation

Reading: Drucker on What the Customer Values

Reading: Drucker on Being Customer-Centric

Video: Jocelyn Wyatt — Customer-Centered Design

ON INNOVATION

Reading: Drucker on the Seven Sources of Innovative Opportunity

Video: The Do’s and Don’ts of Innovation

Reading: Drucker on The Innovative Organization

Video: Rob Ricigliano — Innovation via Systems Thinking

Reading: Drucker on Looking out the Window

Reading: Drucker on Implementing Innovation

Reading: Drucker on Creating an Innovative Culture

Video: Julia Wilson — Managing Innovation With Your Team

ON LEADERSHIP

Video: Mario Morino — Fostering an Innovative Culture

Video: Zach First and Rick Wartzman — Succession Planning

Reading: Drucker on The Succession Decision

Video: Jim Collins — Change and Continuity

Reading: Drucker on Change and Continuity

Reading: Drucker on Balancing the Short and the Long Term

ON MISSION

Reading: Drucker on Mission

ON PLANNED ABANDONMENT

Video: Kevin McCoy — Planned Abandonment

Reading: Drucker on Planned Abandonment

ON RESULTS

Video: Dean Fixsen — Evidence-based Implementation of Evidence-Based Innovation

Reading: Drucker on Results

ON STRATEGY

Video: Sally Osberg — The Vital Importance of Challenging Assumptions

Video: Roger Martin — Integrative Thinking

Reading: Drucker on Priorities and Posteriorities

Reading: Drucker on Challenging Assumptions

 

For more information please contact Laura Roach, Director of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Engagement, by email or at 909-607-7367.