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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Of course, this book would never have appeared without the heroes among my IBM colleagues who helped me restore IBM to a position of leadership. In many respects this is their book as much as it is mine. There were many such leaders, ...
McKinsey was obsessive about deep analysis of a company's marketplace, its competitive position, and its strategic direction. When I reached my early thirties, it became clear to me that I didn't want to stay in consulting as a career.
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. While it was widely known and reported in the media that IBM was having serious problems, ...
Once again, I told Burke and Murphy that I really did not feel qualified for the position and that I did not want to proceed any further with the process. The discussion ended amicably and they went off, I presumed, to continue the wide ...
More important, its cash position was getting scary. We went over each product line. A lot of the information was difficult to evaluate. However, Paul clearly underscored the make-or-break issue for the company: He said that mainframe ...
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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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