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    • Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?

    • Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
    • By: Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1990, IBM had its most profitable year ever. By 1993, the company was on a watch list for extinction, victimized by its own lumbering size, an insular corporate culture, and the PC era IBM had itself helped invent.

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    • By Arthur Held on 02-08-05

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Who Says Elephants Can't Dance

    • How I Turned Around IBM
    • By: Louis Gerstner
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    CEO Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.'s memoir about the extraordinary turnaround of IBM and his transformation of the company into the industry leader of the computer age - the great American business story of our time.

    When Louis V. Gerstner became CEO of IBM in 1993, shares had slumped and the company was on the verge of collapse. Hired for his successful management of RJR Nabisco and American Express, Gerstner had no background in technology, but during his seven-year chairmanship, he transformed the company into the leading force of the computer age.

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?

    • Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
    • By: Louis V. Gerstner Jr.
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In 1990, IBM had its most profitable year ever. By 1993, the company was on a watch list for extinction, victimized by its own lumbering size, an insular corporate culture, and the PC era IBM had itself helped invent.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Organization in transformation

    • By Steve Broe on 09-28-05

    Regular price: $21.67