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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Andrew S. Grove, chairman of Intel "When Gerstner left IBM, the company had recorded seven consecutive years of profit, and its stock price had risen tenfold from his first day as chief executive." — Boston Globe "His restoration of a ...
That's why, during my nine years as Chief Executive Officer of International Business Machines Corporation, I have flown more than 1 million miles and met with untold thousands of IBM customers, business partners, and employees.
... Rick Thoman, and John Joyce, three great financial executives who instilled a level of productivity, discipline, and probing analysis into a company that appeared to value these quite lightly when I arrived; Larry X Foreword.
My first assignment was to conduct an executive compensation study for the Socony Mobil Oil Co. I'll never forget my first day ... Within days I was out meeting with senior executives decades older than I was. Over the next nine years I ...
Given that American 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 the chief executive of IBM to ask if ...
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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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