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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... decisions ; and , finally , Tom Bouchard , who as head of Human Resources stood tall and took the heat as we transformed the IBM culture . There are many more . In fact , there are thousands of IBMers who answered the call , put their ...
... pace , and the interaction with top- ranking senior people , I found myself increasingly frustrated playing the role of an advisor to the decision makers . I remember saying to myself , " I no longer want to be the 2 Introduction.
... decisions and carries out the actions . " Like many other successful McKinsey partners , I had gotten a number of offers to join my clients over the years , but none of the pro- posals seemed attractive enough to make me want to leave ...
... decision . I was flabbergasted . Given that Amer- ican Express was at that time one of IBM's largest customers , I could not believe that a vendor had reacted with this degree of arrogance . I placed a call immediately to the office of ...
... Decision The turning point in my thinking occurred over Presidents ' Day weekend in February 1993. I was at my house in Florida , where I love to walk the beach , clearing and settling my mind . It's very therapeutic for me . During an ...
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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Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
Louis V. Gerstner
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