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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... senior executives decades older than I was . Over the next nine years I advanced to the level of senior partner at McKinsey . I was responsible for its finance practice and was a mem- ber of its senior leadership committee . I was the ...
... senior partners , would be there , and I decided that I would discuss my decision with him then . My name had already surfaced in the media as a candidate for the IBM job , and I knew that KKR and the RJR board were nervous . In ...
... senior execu- tives seeking the highest personal profile they could manage . I felt then , and I feel today , that while that kind of relentless publicity seek- ing generates a lot of coverage , and may even help the company in the ...
... senior members assembled . However , I viewed it as a crit- ical opportunity to introduce myself and , at least , set an initial agenda for my new colleagues . I worked hard in advance organizing what I wanted to say to the group . ( In ...
... senior management team the previous week , Ned Lautenbach , who then headed all of sales outside the United States ( what IBM called " World Trade " ) , invited me to a meeting of all the country general managers that happened to be ...
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
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