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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It was also at American Express that I developed a sense of the strategic value of information technology. Think about what the American Express Card represents. It is a gigantic e-business, although we never thought about it in those ...
I also came away with a greater sense of the relationship between management and owners. I had experienced this at McKinsey, which was a private company owned by its partners. The importance of managers being aligned with shareholders ...
It was clear to me that KKR was headed for the exit, so it made sense for me to do the same. This book, which starts on the next page, picks up my story from there. PARTI Grabbing Hold  The Courtship On December 14,1 992, ...
I then talked about morale. "It is not helpful to feel sorry for ourselves. I'm sure our employees don't need any rah-rah speeches. We need leadership and a sense of direction and momentum, not just from me but from all of us.
... and as far as I know, to his credit, he never looked back. I went home with a deepening sense of fear. Could I pull this off? Who was going to help me? Drinking from a Fire Hose  On April 1, 1993, 28 Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?
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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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