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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In fact, there are thousands of iBMers who answered the call, put their shoulders to the wheel, and performed magnificently as we undertook an exhausting — at times frightening, but always exhilarating — journey to restore this ...
In fact, in mid-November 1992, three members of the American Express board had met secretly with me at the Sky Club in New York City to ask that I come back. It's hard to say if I was surprised — Wall Street and the media were humming ...
In fact, Burke's message was consistent throughout the whole process. At the time the search committee was established, he said, "The committee members and I are totally open-minded about who the new person will be and where he or she ...
The big one was the fact that RJR Nabisco was an LBO, and in an LBO the CEO is expected to align himself or herself with the owners and have a large equity position in his or her company. Consequently, at RJR Nabisco I owned 2.4 million ...
The fact is, there are fifteen things on the list and only one statement of the fifteen: 'Information and high-technology industry experience |are] highly desirable, but not opposed to considering extraordinary business leaders.
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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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