The biggest natural resource on the planet is human potential — human energy, engagement and creativity. Only a fraction of this potential is brought to bear today. However, if better leveraged, this latent potential would be the key driver for economic and human growth.
What holds people back in today’s organizations and institutions to realize their potential? What are the obstacles that you see in your environment?
What is the role of management to free up human potential? Give examples of management actions that have made a difference in your life.
Can digital technology (in particular automation and Al) spavvn prosperity as opposed to eliminate jobs? Give concrete examples
What is your perspective on hovv technology can enable people to co-create solutions that are good for their communities, the economy and the vvorld?
What makes the Contest unique?
Keeping the human-oriented management philosophy of Peter Drucker alive in the minds of the young generation.
Open to students and young professionals from all around the world.
A personal narrative essay that may be underpinned by research.
Being exposed to unconventional thinking and mind-opening discussions and actively contributing to sessions at the Drucker Forum.
Becoming a member of the Challenge Alumni group.
The place where Peter Drucker was born and educated, the Drucker Forums are held, contest finalists are meeting leading management thinkers and practitioners from all over the world to learn from one another.
Peter Drucker Society Europe as the organizer – a non-political, independent, nonprofit association, established In Vienna in 2010.
Winners of the Drucker Challenge Award 2017
(Those who are ranked Nr. 1 in the Student or Professional category)
A cash prize of € 1,000 (to be handed over at the Awards Ceremony)
Free participation in the 9th Global Peter Drucker Forum to be held in Vienna on November 16 – 17, 2017 (including conference bag and brochure; buffet lunches and coffee breaks at the conference venue)
Funding of travel expenses (airfare or train plus 3 nights lodging at a hotel of Organizer’s choice)
Invitation to pre-conference events (Nov. 15): Drucker Challenge Get-Together (with partner) and Speakers reception at the City Hall (with partner)
Invitation to the Gala event on Nov. 16 with awards ceremony (with partner) and a guided tour at Schönbrunn Palace
Opportunity to contribute in a session and /or an interview by important media (selection by session chair/media representative)
Certificate with ranking
Ranking list and publication of essay on www.druckerchallenge.org
Opportunity to post a blog on www.druckerforum.org with your learnings from the Drucker Forum (incl. review and edit by experienced management writers)
One-year-all-access subscription to Harvard Business Review
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