Harvard Business Review and Fifth Global Peter Drucker Forum Form Partnership

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The Global Peter Drucker Forum announced today that Harvard Business Review has joined as a media partner and will support the event through various editorial, marketing and social media initiatives

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Perhaps no contributor to Harvard Business Review has had a greater impact on the practice of management than Peter Drucker.

The Global Peter Drucker Forum announced today that Harvard Business Review has joined as a media partner and will support the event through various editorial, marketing and social media initiatives.

The fifth annual Forum will be held on November 14 and 15, 2013, at the Federation of Austrian Industry in Vienna, the birthplace of the late Peter F. Drucker, who is widely considered "the father of modern management." This year's theme is "Managing Complexity."

"Perhaps no contributor to Harvard Business Review has had a greater impact on the practice of management than Peter Drucker," said Adi Ignatius, Harvard Business Review editor-in-chief. "We are pleased to partner with the 2013 Global Peter Drucker Forum to help carry forward his extraordinary legacy and take part in this important event."

Richard Straub, president of the Peter Drucker Society Europe, which organizes the Forum, commented: "After a series of highly successful annual conferences that started in 2009, this partnership marks a major milestone in our quest to be a global centre of gravity and catalyst in the field management thinking and practice. We are proud and honored that Harvard Business Review is engaging with the Drucker Forum."

Rick Wartzman, the executive director of the Drucker Institute, which is a key sponsor of the Forum, also noted how pleased he is with the partnership. "Every day, Harvard Business Review does a remarkable job of helping so many of us make sense of all the complexity we're facing in our economy and society, in our organizations and our own lives," he said. "There couldn't be a more fitting media partner for this year's Forum."

About the Global Peter Drucker Forum
The Global Peter Drucker Forum is an annual event organized by the Peter Drucker Society Europe, a non-profit association affiliated with the Drucker Institute. As a leading management conference, the Forum brings together top executives and noted scholars to discuss some of the most pressing issues of the day. The dialogue is informed and animated by the writing and spirit of the late Peter F. Drucker, who is widely considered "the father of modern management."

About Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

About the Drucker Institute
The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University is a social enterprise whose purpose is to strengthen society by making individuals more effective, organizations more responsible and work more joyful. It does this by turning Peter Drucker's ideas and ideals into tools that are both practical and inspiring. These tools are used by everyone from high school students to middle managers to some of the world's leading CEOs.

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