Becoming Hewlett Packard

Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Author: Robert A. Burgelman,Philip E. Meza,Webb McKinney

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190640448

Category:

Page: 408

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Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard invented the model of the Silicon Valley start-up and set in motion a process of corporate becoming that made it possible for HP to transform itself six times over the 77 years since its founding in the face of sweeping technological changes that felled most of its competitors over the years. Today, HP is in the throes of a seventh transformation to secure its continued survival by splitting in two independent companies: HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Based on extensive primary research conducted over more than 15 years, this book documents the differential contribution of HP's successive CEOs in sustaining the company's integral process of becoming. It uses a comprehensive strategic leadership framework to examine and explain the role of the CEO: (1) defining and executing the key tasks of strategic leadership, and (2) developing four key elements of the company's strategic leadership capability. The study of the strategic leadership of HP's successive CEOs revealed the paradox of corporate becoming, the existential situation facing successive CEOs (that justifies the book's empathic approach), and the importance of the CEO's ability to harness the company's past while also driving its future. Building on these novel insights, the book shows how the frameworks used to conceptualize the tasks of strategic leadership and the development of strategic leadership capability can serve as steps toward a dynamic theory of strategic leadership that animates an evolutionary framework of corporate becoming. This framework will be helpful for further theory development about strategic leadership and also offers practical tools for founders of new companies and CEOs and boards of directors of existing companies who intend to create, run or oversee companies built for continued relevance, longevity and greatness.

Bonds without Borders

A History of the Eurobond Market

Author: Chris O'Malley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118843878

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 9335

Bonds without Borders tells the extraordinary story of how the market developed into the principal source of international finance for sovereign states, supranational agencies, financial institutions and companies around the world. Written by Chris O'Malley – a veteran practitioner and Eurobond market expert- this important resource describes the developments, the evolving market practices, the challenges and the innovations in the Eurobond market during its first half- century. Also, uniquely, the book recounts the development of security and banking regulations and their impact on the development of the international securities markets. In a corporate world crying out for financing, never has an understanding of the international bond markets and how they work been more important.Bonds without Bordersis therefore essential reading for those interested in economic development and preserving a free global market for capital.

Best Practices in Planning and Performance Management

Radically Rethinking Management for a Volatile World

Author: David A. J. Axson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470644416

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

View: 6225

A practical framework for effectively managing performance in today's complex, competitive and risky global markets The Third Edition provides a complete framework for building best practice management processes for today's complex and uncertain world. Fully updated to reflect the events of the global economic crisis, this book provides further practical examples of companies that are successfully using the practices identified. Updated for the implications of the global economic crisis on management practices Completely rewritten section on "What it Takes To Be An Effective Manager In An Uncertain World Added examples and mini case studies throughout the book from companies such as Qualcomm, IBM, Dominos, Target, Toshiba and Facebook Establishes new benchmarks for performance management process and practice Fully updated to include recent events, new learnings, technologies and emerging best practices This book includes serious rethinking of the way companies plan and manage performance-from the role of accounting to the skills needed to be an effective manager-including new technologies, techniques and real time management processes.

The Selected Papers of Bernard M. Oliver

Author: Bernard M. Oliver,Len Cutler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 417

View: 1743

Comprised of 28 published papers and 72 unpublished speeches, notes and letters of Barney Oliver.

Smart or Lucky?

How Technology Leaders Turn Chance into Success

Author: Judith Hurwitz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118033817

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 1943

Smart or Lucky? How Technology Leaders Turn Chance into Success About the Book: An insider’s look at the combination of luck and smarts you need to succeed in today's changing tech world. To be successful in any highly competitive market, you have to be smart, but you also have to be lucky by being at the right place at the right time. The most successful technology entrepreneurs understand the value of the combination of luck and smarts and make it work for them. Those who fail are the ones who may be lucky but get complacent, believe they're the smartest players in the market, and fail to make the changes needed to sustain leadership. Smart or Lucky? is for business leaders who are interested in learning what it takes to be successful in emerging markets and how to sustain success over the long term. It shows entrepreneurs how to recognize a lucky break and have the foresight to take advantage of it. Offers concrete lessons based on well-tested principles that have broad applications for business leaders and entrepreneurs across industries Based on experiences with hundreds of successful and failed companies in the software market over three decades Author’s method has resulted in expanded revenue and increased market success for both large and small companies Informative and highly detailed, this is a must-read for all business leaders and emerging entrepreneurs who want to understand how to stay nimble and succeed in complicated, competitive markets.

Memorial Tributes

Author: National Academy of Engineering

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780309055758

Category: Engineers

Page: 320

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SEC Filings Insight

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Securities

Page: N.A

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Competing for the Future

Author: Gary Hamel,C. K. Prahalad

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 1422131807

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6259

New competitive realities have ruptured industry boundaries, overthrown much of standard management practice, and rendered conventional models of strategy and growth obsolete. In their stead have come the powerful ideas and methodologies of Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad, whose much-revered thinking has already engendered a new language of strategy. In this book, they develop a coherent model for how today's executives can identify and accomplish no less than heroic goals in tomorrow's marketplace. Their masterful blueprint addresses how executives can ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future.

Discovering Computers 2000

Concepts for a Connected World, Web and CNN Enhanced

Author: N.A

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9780789546180

Category: Computers

Page: 624

View: 964

Bill & Dave

How Hewlett and Packard Built the World's Greatest Company

Author: Michael Shawn Malone

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781591841524

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 438

View: 3575

A history of Hewlett-Packard chronicles the efforts of its Stanford graduate founders to build their first product in a small California garage through its rise to a legendary Silicon Valley company, in an account that credits the company's objectives, employee trust, and firm self-appraisals with enabling its successes.

Discovering Computers 2001

Concepts for a Connected World, Web and CNN Enhanced

Author: Thomas J. Cashman,Misty Vermaat

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9780789559371

Category: Computers

Page: 672

View: 2848

With the latest edition of this classroom success, Shelly and Cashman have successfully blended coverage of cutting-edge technology with core computer concepts to make learning about computers interesting and easy. Discovering Computers 2001: Concepts for a Connected World fosters online course development with its integration of the World Wide Web and enhanced end-of-chapter material supported by WebCT and CyberClass.

Design News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Engineering design

Page: N.A

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Becoming Steve Jobs

Vom Abenteurer zum Visionär

Author: Brent Schlender,Rick Tetzeli

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: 3641179483

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

View: 2550

Vom angry young man zum Ausnahme-Unternehmer Halb Genie, halb Wahnsinniger, Guru, Choleriker und Kontrollfreak – das ist das vorherrschende Bild, das sich die Welt von Steve Jobs gemacht hat. Jobs selbst hat zu seinen Lebzeiten dieses Image gern gepflegt, und seine Biographen sind ihm bereitwillig gefolgt. Vier Jahre nach seinem Tod im Oktober 2011 ist es nun an der Zeit, ein klareres Bild des Apple-Gründers zu zeichnen, ein Bild, das frei ist von Klischees und Vorurteilen. Brent Schlender begleitete Steve Jobs über zwanzig Jahre lang, der engen Freundschaft der beiden verdanken wir tiefe Einblicke in das Leben des Unternehmers und in das Imperium von Apple. Auf Grundlage zahlreicher Gespräche mit Jobs selbst, mit engsten Vertrauten und Weggefährten wie Tim Cook oder auch Bill Gates ist ein ebenso differenziertes wie leidenschaftliches Porträt entstanden, das in seinem Kern der Frage nachgeht, wie aus einem ungestümen jungen Gründer die wichtigste Unternehmerpersönlichkeit unserer Zeit reifen konnte. Die Nähe Schlenders und das Knowhow Tetzelis – beide gehören zu den profiliertesten Technikjournalisten und zu den besten Kennern der Silicon-Valley-Szene – machen Becoming Steve Jobs zu einer mitreißenden Geschichte der Technologie-Ära und zu einer Biographie, die den Unternehmer nicht zur Ikone erhebt, sondern den Menschen hinter dem Mythos zum Vorschein bringt.

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

Author: Michael R. Peres

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136106138

Category: Photography

Page: 880

View: 8151

*Searchable CD ROM containing the entire book (including images) *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renown practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. In addition to Michael Peres (Editor in Chief), the editors are: Franziska Frey (Digital Photography), J. Tomas Lopez (Contemporary Issues), David Malin (Photography in Science), Mark Osterman (Process Historian), Grant Romer (History and the Evolution of Photography), Nancy M. Stuart (Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century), and Scott Williams (Photographic Materials and Process Essentials)

The Analytical Engine

Newsletter of the Computer History Association of California

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic data processing

Page: N.A

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Shaping the Future

New Expectations for Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology : a Report on Its Review of Undergraduate Education by the Advisory Committee to the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Engineering

Page: 76

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Rethinking Reputation

How PR Trumps Marketing and Advertising in the New Media World

Author: Fraser P. Seitel,John Doorley

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 113709222X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 6702

Good public relations is no longer just icing-it's a strategic imperative more important to your competitive success than even advertising or marketing. This is true whether you're a century-old multibillion-dollar corporation or a penniless startup. In Rethinking Reputation, public relations guru Fraser Seitel and John Doorley, founder of the Academy for Communication Excellence and Leadership at Johnson & Johnson, examine a fascinating new set of case studies-including the BP oil spill and the launch of CitySlips-to glean the PR dos and don'ts for the new media world, covering both standard reputation maintenance and crisis management. They also show start-up companies and entrenched organizations how to use the power of word-of-mouth to jump-start business like never before. This is a wake-up call from two industry legends-for public relations professionals as well as entrepreneurs, CEOs, and anyone else tasked with representing their organization to the world. These new media lessons include: * Remember that research is cheaper, and more critical, than ever. * Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good-launch your idea before someone else does. * Don't get so excited about social media that you forget about traditional media. * In a crisis, you are never offstage. * Never lie, never whine, and never try to predict the future!

Broiler Industry

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

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