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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... Creating the Leadership Team 73 8 Creating a Global Enterprise 83 9 Reviving the Brand 88 10 Resetting the Corporate Compensation Philosophy 93 11 Back on the Beach 103 PART II - STRATEGY 12 A Brief History of IBM 113 13 Making the Big ...
... create a book . Throughout my business life I have been wary of telling others how to manage their enterprises based on my personal experiences . And , frankly , I wasn't sure if anyone would be interested in reading my thoughts . I ...
... created our Software Group ; Abby Kohnstamm , who took a cacophony of confused messages and melded them into one of the most powerful brand statements in the world ; Nick Donofrio , who was my translator from the world of high tech to ...
... created our problems . I had no interest in that . " We have little time to spend on problem definition . We must focus our ef- forts on solutions and actions . " Regarding their own career prospects , I noted that the press was saying ...
... creating and enforcing the domi- nant elements of IBM's culture . His primary interests were structure and process . In fact , after his departure , someone gave me one of the most remarkable documents I have ever seen . Roughly sixty ...
On Corporate Culture
An InsideOut World
Leading by Principles
PART IVLESSONS LEARNED
FocusYou Have to Know and Love
Execution Strategy Goes Only So Far
Leadership Is Personal
A Brief History of IBM
Making the Big Bets
Servicesthe Key to Integration
Building the Worlds Already Biggest
Opening the Company Store
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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