I can't think of anyone other than my children who might want to read that book and I'm not 100 percent sure they would, either. These leaders will be: Much more able to deal with the relentless, discontinuous change that this technology is creating. Paul was also deeply involved in the financing activities that were under way to raise additional capital. Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change books in bulk? آقای گرستنر در سال 1993 شرکت آی بی ام را که به دلیل تغییرات بنیادین صنعت کامپیوتر رو به افول بود را تحویل گرفت و در سال 2002 این شرکت را در اوج تحویل داد منتقدی نوشته بود که آی بی ام فیل است و عدم انعطاف طبیعی آن شرکت را به سمت مرگش خواهد برد. I read a lot of books, but not many about business.
Another greeted my arrival this way: Welcome and don't worry about not knowing very much about microchips, just as long as you don't get them mixed up with chocolate chips. In services you don't make a product and then sell it. Let's remember they were going through a difficult, emotional time, and that they were not necessarily skilled in communications. Along with three broth- ers — one older, two younger — I lived in the same house in Mineola until I left for college, in 1959. And wasn't it worth the risk? I had always talked about our size and breadth as a distinct competitive advantage. The broad objective was to bring more com- petition into the marketplace and to seek suppliers for a new model of computing. He takes credit for everything! For those reasons, this book might be of interest to some.
Not judging by the results of some of the world's best performing companies. I thanked Andy, but, having no real understanding at that point of what we should do, I tucked the message away. بزرگی و حجم بالا اهمیت زیادی دارد، اندازه بزرگ می تواند یک اهرم کمکی تلقی شود. We had never missed predicting correctly a major technological trend in the industry. I was the only insider. The future of e-business -- B. I was wondering if you knew whether or not this was true and if it was true, what you thought about it.
He also emphazised the need of principles instead of strict rules. In fact, in researching this book, I discovered detailed notes I had prepared — something I don't do very often for informal meetings. First, compensation at all levels consisted predominantly of salary. I finally persuaded some kind soul to let me in, found Nick, and we got started. The plans and strategies are fine, but they fell flat without the ability to implement the plan. About centralisation as a powerful tool against decentralisaton.
Perhaps one of the more interesting elements of the book is not what is told, or even what is left out, but rather what yet cannot be told. There are fundamentals that characterize successful enterprises anc successful executives. A ship, when a good one with a fine crew, needs a captain. I want to emphasize that the decision to make options widely available to employees is not a general tenet of my personal manage- ment philosophy. In the process, Gerstner defined a strategy for the computing giant and remade the ossified culture bred by the company's own success.
Find out if Windows 8 could be an inflection point, conjuring enough magic to ring in a renaissance and attract the Facebook generation to a born-again modern Microsoft. I wondered at this point if he was just trying to keep a warm body in play. Just keep me informed in an informal way. I don't want to see a lot of prophets of doom around here. Gerstner Jr deserves his place in the management hall of fame. But that wasn't the reason to do it.
Sell underproductive assets in order to raise cash. I told Abby to take sixty days to do a situation analysis. Yes, those were daunting obstacles, but wasn't that why I'd come here? Consequently, what the Management Committee most often got to see was a single proposal that encompassed numerous compromises. Apparently the tape and letter were intercepted by an administrative assistant and never reached you. Since the company's performance during that time had been so extraordinary, it would be foolish to say it was not an effective compensation system. Over the short term it raised the risk of insolvency as it drained billions of dollars of potential revenue and profits from the company.
Competition, a structure and attitude in which involved parties try to prevent each other from reaching their goal is, at its very core, disrespectful of the individual. These communications were absolutely critical to me in the early days. It's not a single adage, story or chapter but the whole mindset and reading the thought process that makes this book so worth it. Not only can Lou Gerstner run a business, he also writes a credible, well-crafted account of what he did. Do things that will keep you from having to trash more and more people every 6 months. For example, if there was a 5 percent increase in budget, actual increases fell between 4 percent and 6 percent. Even without considering this formidable competition, our own strategy raised some daunting implications.
It was also important for the kind of corporate behavior to which it aspired. But only one company has been at the pinnacle of an industry, fallen to near collapse, and then, beyond anyone's expectations, returned to set the agenda. After a while, it goes beyond what is said to what is thought. I also learned a great deal. Everyone starts with a clean slate.