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I found the book very informative and insightful, and will most likely find myself reading it again.
Legendary CEO Louis V. Gerstner Jr. pulled off the turnaround of the century by bringing IBM back from near bankruptcy.
The loss of billions required drastic cuts, not just in a bloated administration, but in surplus productive employees.
Interesting read of how to influence change on a huge company. it seems Lou was able to find his trusted circle quick and help with his transformationPublished 13 days ago by Sean Barclay
Reading the book for work but I've found it very interesting and informative as to the though process involved in turning around a company.Published 19 days ago by Nancy Tucker
Very good reading.
Although the events occured some time ago, the message still very actual.
Excellent book for young and aspiring CEOs and General Managers.Published 2 months ago by Royron Adams
Its like hearing leadership lesson from a person who has faced the challenges rather than people who just preach it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amit Kumar Dash
The book of a bastard. Don't read it. He did no good for IBM, and he did many WRONG things. According to the FCPA, he should be in jail.Published 3 months ago by Garcia Moreira Rafael
A great look into business strategy in simple words. Funny at times and generally a good read. So really good nuggets of insight from Gerstner on leadership and executing change in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Shanique
Elephants are HUGE! IBM is huge, and the author made them dance again. Louis was the narrator in this book and it was felt through and through--his passion, honesty, guts, teamwork... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jim Serger