Common sense, honesty and self-discipline are leadership tools that mentors use. On top of that, how Henry Ford actually ran the company like a private business, even after having five hundred thousand employees at one point of time. Having recently read Steve Jobs and of course having been mesmerised by it, I figured that it would be a tough act to read another corporate tale for quite some time. He's an American legend, a straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in the process became a media celebrity, newsmaker, and a man many had urged to run for president. Iacocca, who is often mentioned as a potential Democratic Presidential candidate. You go over to the good side, and we will all be very, very proud this summer of what's been done over there. Кое-что любопытное на уровне расхожих цитат-афоризмов присутствует.
It tells about his time at the Ford place and I was looking forward to hearing about his time at Chrysler. If they're smart, they'll bring together a consortium of workers, plant managers and dealers to come up with real solutions. Carp, mud puppies and other scavengers; all junk fish with no fight in them, and never worthy of our table. As Iacocca looks at America's role as an international leader, he thinks we have failed miserably of late and has a few suggestions for more success. In his classic hard-hitting style, he tells us how he changed the automobile industry in the 1960s by creating the phenomenal Mustang. The writing is so good, that it's easy for you to forget that it's actually an autobiography.
Ну, в лучшем случае можно понимать книгу как некую мотивирующую литературу прокачку понтов для менеджеров-новичков. Advertisement But even before his run-in with Mr. On December 3, 2007, Iacocca launched a website to encourage open dialogue about the challenges of contemporary society. The son of Italian immigrants, Lee Iacocca rose spectacularly through the ranks of Ford Motor Company to become its president, only to be toppled eight years later in a power play that should have shattered him. Iacocca graduated from in 1942, and in neighboring , with a degree in industrial engineering.
In addition, Lee Iacocca is a charismatic, business-savvy leader who cuts through the office nonsense and prioritises his family above all else. Bantle isn't a friend, ''just a patriot. They said that he was ready to knock down buildings on the island to make room for his ''Ethnic Williamsburg'' project, which would feature a glass building housing ethnic entertainment and food shops. Iacocca was a passionate advocate of U. The book displays the hustle and bustle of American business enterprises and career developments as viewed in the eyes of an immigrant. Because it is fearless and honest. Для меня самые интересные моменты в книге-цитаты отца и описание как Ли пришёл к высокому посту.
Second, because there is so much more in the book that in conversations with family and friends, no matter what the topic, I currently find myself mentioning what Iacocca had to say. Iacocca spoke in his New York office about his troubles in dealing with Government officials and bureaucracies: ''Sometimes some of us here are on the verge of going nuts! He plainly speaks his mind, peppering - and salting - his conversation with ''guys'' and ''goddammits. Even after driving a plethora of cars in last 20 odd years, I still haven't laid my hands on my dream car which happens to be a Ford Mustang without any doubts. Hodel and his people retorted that Mr. If you are looking at success than this is a must read Lee Iacocca has shared his mistakes and success that is not dry like some autobiography's I found the book both entertaining and informative. The third part of the book tells about the time when he started working for the Chrysler Corporation. I knew abou I picked this book accidentally and it is still one of the best biographies I have read in my life.
Being a student of history I knew that there was more to the Man than what we read in the papers. Lee Iacocca's life and successes were amazing. Iacocca isn't braggadocios about his miraculous rise in Ford, having invented the Mustang, and his crash in an ugly power struggle in the late 70's. The son of Italian immigrants, Lee Iacocca rose spectacularly through the ranks of Ford Motor Company to become its president, only to be toppled eight years later in a power play that should have shattered him. The first part of the book tells about the early life of the author and about his family. Examine all the options and vote! But Chrysler has been in trouble before, and we got through it, and I believe they can do it again.
Feedback If you need help or have a question for Customer Service,. The way he has written the Mustang story, his excitement is pretty visible in the writing especially the way he has narrated the little episodes that he himself could never forget. Я офигенно эмпатичен, но, увы, многолетний опыт участия в предвыборных компаниях донельзя обострил мой нюх на разного рода джинсу. Man, this books reeks of Iacocca's hate of Mr. I bought my first iPhone after I read Steve Job's excellent biography by Walter Isacsson and looks like I am going to buy my first Ford after this one : , unless I lay my hands on Ratan Tata's biography to save some bucks.
The new model had all of the newest technologies of the time, including fully electronic fuel injection and all-digital dashboard. From the Trade Paperback edition. Because it is fearless and honest. I honestly do not understand the American obsession with blowing their own trumpet. Get past the premise that Mr.
I said, 'You worry about perpetuity. A simple migrant who lived a hand to mouth life, yet had big dreams. As with most autobiographies, it suffers from the bias of its author. Джонсон 2 Процентов на 10 - как бы про семью и личную жизнь. It led the automobile industry in sales for 25 years. Bush and his administration, and then moves on to criticize the American auto industry-naturally, he's furious over over the sale of Chrysler to Daimler-Benz.