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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David Kirkpatrick, Fortune magazine LEADING A GREAT ENTERPRISE THROUGH DRAMATIC CHANGE "Under Gerstner, IBM has gone back to the most basic notion of how to succeed in business: talking to customers, learning their needs, and figuring ...
Also, it was clear that Jim Burke had already talked with Vernon, because Vernon knew I was on the IBM list. His advice was, as usual, to the point. He said, "IBM is the job you have been in training for since you left Harvard Business ...
Tom Murphy, who tended to let Burke do most of the talking in our previous meetings, spoke up more frequently this time. Murph, as he is called by his friends, was quite persuasive in arguing that my track record as a change agent (his ...
He tried to talk me out of my decision, but I was firm that there was no going back. While we never discussed it, what was implicit in that conversation was the knowledge we shared that both of us were working on our exits from RJR.
interested that Lou Gerstner was the first person I talked to on that list and consequently had the code name 'Able.' I knew all the other candidates — and I knew them all well. There isn't another candidate that could do this job any ...
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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
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