Founder of Global Peter Drucker Forum Honored as Excellent Management-Ambassador

More+Work & Careers ♦ Published: February 5, 2019; 22:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

Dr. Richard Straub, who resides in Paris for more than two decades, received the Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (Große Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich) at the Austrian Embassy in Paris.

Ambassador Dr. Michael Linhart (left) emphasized that, thanks to the annual Global Drucker Forum of Dr. Richard Straub, Vienna has advanced to become a center of modern management. / Picture: © Peter Drucker Society of Austria / Joseph Dezaize

Ten years ago Straub founded the "Global Peter Drucker Forum", an international management conference dedicated to the management philosophy of Peter Drucker.

Drucker, who lived from 1909 to 2005, was a management professor, writer, and consultant, frequently referred to as a management guru.

The Forum is held annually in November, in Drucker's home town of Vienna and is…