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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appeared to value these quite lightly when I arrived; Larry Ricciardi, my colleague of many years, who brought his intellect and counsel to many of our critical decisions; and, finally, Tom Bouchard, who as head of Human Resources stood ...
... not through risk-free instruments like stock options, 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.
What is critically important is the person must be a proven, effective leader — one who is skilled at generating and managing change." Once again, I told Burke and Murphy that I really did not feel qualified for the position and that I ...
However, I viewed it as a critical opportunity to introduce myself and, at least, set an initial agenda for my new colleagues. I worked hard in advance organizing what I wanted to say to the group. (In fact, in researching this book, ...
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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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