Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change
Harper Collins, 16 dic 2003 - 304 páginas
Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? sums up Lou Gerstner's historic business achievement, bringing IBM back from the brink of insolvency to lead the computer business once again.Offering a unique case study drawn from decades of experience at some of America's top companies -- McKinsey, American Express, RJR Nabisco -- Gerstner's insights into management and leadership are applicable to any business, at any level. Ranging from strategy to public relations, from finance to organization, Gerstner reveals the lessons of a lifetime running highly successful companies.
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I'll never forget the day one of my division managers called and said that he had recently installed an Amdahl computer in a large data center that had historically been 100-percent IBM equipped. He said that his IBM representative had ...
When I called, he said he would come right down. When he arrived he got straight to the point: "I've heard that you may go back to American Express as CEO, and I don't want you to do that because I may have a much bigger challenge for ...
I called Vernon Jordan, the Washington attorney who was a longtime friend as well as a director of RJR Nabisco, and asked his advice. He confirmed my feeling that KKR was ready to move out of RJR Nabisco and that this phase of the ...
He had retired from IBM in 1987 but had been called back by the IBM Board of Directors in December 1992 to work with John Akers to stem the decline of the company. I told Burke during that February phone call that I wanted to go over ...
Murph, as he is called by his friends, was quite persuasive in arguing that my track record as a change agent (his term) was exactly what IBM needed and that he believed there was a reasonable chance that, with the right leadership, ...
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On Corporate Culture
An InsideOut World
Leading by Principles
PART IVLESSONS LEARNED
FocusYou Have to Know and Love
ExecutionStrategy Goes Only So Far
Leadership Is Personal
Back on the Beach
A Brief History of IBM
Making the Big Bets
Servicesthe Key to Integration
Building the Worlds Already Biggest
Unstacking the Stack and Focusing the Portfolio
The Emergence of ebusiness
Reflections on Strategy
Elephants Can Dance
Appendix AThe Future of ebusiness
Appendix BFinancial Overview
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Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
Louis V. Gerstner
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