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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There were many such leaders, but clearly among the most important were Dennie Welsh and Sam Palmisano, who built our services company; John Thompson, who created our Software Group; Abby Kohnstamm, who took a cacophony of confused ...
When I reached my early thirties, it became clear to me that I didn't want to stay in consulting as a career. Although I enjoyed the intellectual challenge, the fast pace, and the interaction with top- ranking senior people, ...
... but through the process of putting their own money on the line through direct ownership of the company — became a critical part of the management philosophy I brought to IBM. By 1992 it was clear to all that while RJR Introduction 5.
By 1992 it was clear to all that while RJR Nabisco itself was doing quite well, the LBO was not going to produce the financial returns the owners had expected. It was clear to me that KKR was headed for the exit, so it made sense for me ...
From our analysis thus far, it is clear that we think its prospects are very bleak." Morris and Ferguson wrote a longer, more technical, and even grimmer report on IBM and sold it to corporations and institutions for a few thousand ...
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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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