What the Best CEOs Know

What the Best CEOs Know

7 Exceptional Leaders and Their Lessons for Transforming Any Business

Book - 2003
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The author of the Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership and The Rumsfeld Way sets his sights on identifying seven of the top CEOs of the modern era, and spelling out the traits, tactics and strategies that have led to their success. Through exclusive interviews with such luminaries as Michael Dell), Lou Gerstner (IBM) and Herb Kelleher, and exhaustive research that has spanned three years, Krames has written a compelling book that shows managers how they can implement the success methods of the following CEOs: Michael Dell (Dell Computer) on Building the Customer-Centric Organization; Lou Gerstner (IBM) on Focusing on Solutions; Andy Grove (Intel) on How Organizations can Prepare for Drastic Change; Sam Walton (WalMart) on Pioneering an Authentic Learning Organization; Jack Welch (GE) on Toppling Performance Barriers; Herb Kelleher (Southwest Airlines) on How Companies Can Instill a Productivity-Driven Culture; Bill Gates (Microsoft) on Harnessing the Knowledge of Every Worker; While there have been many books written that detail the success formulas of CEOs (and several of the aforementioned CEOs have written their own), no book has pulled it all together into a blueprint-like framewor
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
ISBN: 9780071382403
Branch Call Number: 658.406 KRA
Characteristics: vi, 250 pages ;,22 cm


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