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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... sessions with CEOS and heads of state — I was asked : " How did you save IBM ? " " What was it like when you got there ? " " What were the problems ? " " What specific things did you do to bring the company back to life ? Foreword.
... problem solving in the absence of hierarchy that I had learned at McKinsey doesn't work so easily in a large , hierarchical - based organization . I well remember stumbling in my first months when I reached out to people whom I ...
... problems , there had been no public signs of an impending change in CEOS . I told Burke that , given my lack of technical back- ground , I couldn't conceive of running IBM . He said , " I'm glad you're not going back to American Express ...
... problems . " Two questions still hang over the company , " its editors wrote . " In an industry driven by rapid technological change and swarming with smaller , nimbler firms , can a company of IBM's size , however organized , react ...
... problems . Vernon got word to Jim Burke that I might be in play after all . I began to organize my questions and concerns for Burke and his committee . When Burke called later that week , I told him that I would take a look at the IBM ...
On Corporate Culture
An InsideOut World
Leading by Principles
PART IVLESSONS LEARNED
FocusYou Have to Know and Love
Execution Strategy Goes Only So Far
Leadership Is Personal
A Brief History of IBM
Making the Big Bets
Servicesthe Key to Integration
Building the Worlds Already Biggest
Opening the Company Store
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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