Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Leading a Great Enterprise Through Dramatic Change

By Louis V Gerstner, JR, Louis V Gerstner, JR.

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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Publisher HarperBusiness
Publish date 12/16/2003
Pages 292
ISBN-13 9780060523800
ISBN-10 0060523808
Language English

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