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Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” This quote has been attributed to the great management consultant Peter Drucker, though nobody has been able to provide a citation. It certainly sounds like him. He had a dozen similar maxims: 

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” 

“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” 

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” 

“Meetings are by definition a concession to a deficient organization. For one either meets or one works. One cannot do both at the same time.” 

“So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” 

“What gets measured gets improved.” 

Did he say it? Nobody knows. It doesn’t matter who said it—culture is mor