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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I well remember stumbling in my first months when I reached out to people whom I considered knowledgeable on a subject regardless of whether they were two or three levels down from me in the organization. My team went into semi-revolt!
Every month they receive a single bill listing those transactions, all translated into a single currency. Concurrently merchants are paid around the globe for transactions completed by hundreds, if not thousands, of people whom they do ...
We had to sell $1 1 billion worth of assets in the first twelve months. We had debt that paid interest rates as high as 21 percent a year. We had lender and creditor committees galore and, of course, the cleanup from the profligate ...
(Robinson left two months later.) I told Burke I wasn't returning to American Express. He told me that the top position at IBM might soon be open and he wanted me to consider taking the job. Needless to say, I was very surprised.
Burke wanted to explain the search process that had seemed so public and disjointed for three months. He made these comments during his opening statement: "There was only a handful of people in the world who were capable of handling ...
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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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