Best-Selling Authors and Thought Leaders Pay Tribute to Peter Drucker

What: A free online seminar featuring a panel of distinguished thought leaders will pay tribute to author Peter Drucker and discuss strategies for improving productivity, profitability and leadership. Delivered via Microsoft® Office Live Meeting, the online seminar is hosted by the Leader to Leader Institute and Microsoft’s Leadership Forum.

Who: The online seminar, “A Tribute to Peter Drucker,” will feature journalists and best-selling authors who will address strategies for success in today’s business world. The panelists include the following:

  • John A. Byrne, executive editor of Business Week (panel moderator)

  • Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D., consultant and best-selling editor of more than 20 business books, including “Coaching for Leadership”

  • Frances Hesselbein, founding president and chairman of the board of governors of the Leader to Leader Institute

  • David H. Maister, consultant and best-selling author of “Practice What You Preach” and other titles

  • Tom Peters, business consultant and best-selling author of “In Search of Excellence” and many other titles

When: Jan. 25, 2006

9–10:15 a.m. PST (noon–1:15 p.m. EST) in the U.S. and Canada

Where: The presentation will be via Microsoft Office Live Meeting, and interested listeners need only a PC and Internet connection to participate.

About the Leader to Leader Institute

Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Leader to Leader Institute provides social sector leaders with management expertise and leadership wisdom to build mission-focused organizations and collaborate more effectively with their partners in business and government. The Institute offers the leaders of today and tomorrow the essential information and inspiration to focus relentlessly on results, promote diversity and inclusion, and lead for innovation.

About Microsoft Office Live Meeting

Microsoft Office Live Meeting is the effective Web conferencing service that allows users to successfully communicate and collaborate with anyone, anywhere with just a PC and an Internet connection. For online meetings, training and events with up to a thousand people, Live Meeting provides rich interactivity and works with other business productivity tools in a familiar and easy-to-use environment. The ability to show or share any document with a single click, initiate meetings directly from Microsoft Office applications, and take advantage of integrated audio controls enables users to conduct effective meetings with anyone in the world while avoiding the cost and hassles of business travel.

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