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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... issues IBM had encountered during its very, very public near collapse in the early 1990s. Businesspeople outside the United States, confronted with the need to transform tradition-bound enterprises into tough and nimble players in a ...
... issue for the company: He said that mainframe revenue had dropped from $13 billion in 1990 to a projection of less than $7 billion in 1 993, and if it did not level off in the next year or so, all would be lost. He also confirmed that ...
... issue one last time. We met in a new house that headhunter Gerry Roche and his wife had just built in a community near my own. Roche only played the role of host. In his new living room, it was Burke, Murphy, and me alone. I remember ...
... issues, and the 1993-94 outlook. I also asked all attendees to describe for me their view of IBM in total: What short-term steps could we take to get aggressive on customer relationships, sales, and competitive attacks? What should we ...
... issues, John was preoccupied that day with IBM's microelectronics business. I learned that the company was deep into discussions with Motorola to form a joint venture and, in so doing, secure a partial exit from what John called the ...
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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Who Says Elephants Can't Dance: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
Louis V. Gerstner
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