I reread it within the last decade when Chrysler had to be bailed out by the government, yet again. People pick up this book and get a glimpse at not just a phenomenal businessman, Iacocca did in fact bring Chrysler back from bankruptcy to being an automotive giant, but also a great man. Личная история успеха Ли Якокки тоже впечатлила, хотя и была пронизана обидой на Генри Форда. . Iacocca Subject: Political leadership Subject: Political leadership -- United States. Because he was working in a company which was going to be bankrupt.
Some people suggested that this was so he could be closer to the nation's nexus of power and mass communications center in preparation for a Presidential run. Advertisement He is so down-to-earth that it's funny sometimes. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Overall, the book is far from perfect, but not a waste of time either. As the former president of Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation, he knows the elements of leadership and their importance in successful businesses. It has been a lonely fight, but if someone like Lee Iacocca agrees with you, the fight may yet be winnable.
This book also reminded me of my first job back in Delhi in the mid 90's when I joined my cousin, who had a four year old son back then. It tells about his time at the Ford place and I was looking forward to hearing about his time at Chrysler. In short; it's got it all! Some good insights into running a big business in the second half of the last century and thought on politics and economics which are still relevant today. But having asked around a bit, I was recommended the autobiography of Lee Iacocca. The next year, Kerkorian and Chrysler made a five-year agreement which included a gag order preventing Iacocca from speaking publicly about Chrysler. To his credit, the book gets much more interesting once he describes his stint at Chrysler.
In addition, Iacocca re-introduced the big as the company's flagship. Since then he has created the Iacocca Institute for leadership at Lehigh University and the Iacocca Foundation, which funds research for a cure for diabetes. Many of th This book is a gold mine. February 2018, I completed 20 years of my driving career : and I realized that as my first drivers license finally expired. I have read this book over and over again, throughout the years. This is what can happen to business when you have a visionary at the helm. He makes some good points about ideological libertarianism and its weaknesses, but one can't help seeing some of his interpretations here as also self-serving.
The new model had all of the newest technologies of the time, including fully electronic fuel injection and all-digital dashboard. Iacocca joined the board of restaurant chain in 1995. Explaining that he will not run for the office of President of the United States, he says, ''It's not my bag. He led a battle for Chrysler's survival that made his name a symbol of integrity, know-how, and guts for millions of Americans. I did and bitching was one of the lessons.
No one wants Chrysler to survive more than they do. He has been one of the main patrons of the research of at. The chairman of Chrysler is credited, even by some of his detractors in Washington, with having raised more money in a shorter period of time than any private fund-raising campaign before. On April 17, the 61-year-old Mr. The third part of the book tells about the time when he started working for the Chrysler Corporation.
Просто выпустили новую модель и т. I am glad that I did, because it cleared up what I thought or already knew about This book is very interesting. Эта сторона книги очень информативная и даже захватывающая. It's part historical look at what it was like to come up under ruthless Henry Ford, part management strategy on how to run a major corporation, and part the story of the modern labor union, the high cost of business, and the legislation behind seatbelts, gas mileage, and foreign competitors. Throughout, the book there's a strong emphasis about working well with people and investing to create value. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen, an award given out annually by. Buy this book and get a glimpse at a true American legend.
Nonetheless, his personality was criticized as revealing the opportunistic character that Iacocca had. But as they say, it's never over until its over. The real drama starts unfolding with Iacocca's arrival at Ford and his subsequent rise from a dealer to the President of Ford over a thirty-something year period. He tells us about his idea for the Mustang car which makes him a very important person of the company. In order to obtain the guarantee, Chrysler was required to reduce costs and abandon some longstanding projects, such as the , which had been ready for consumer production in 1979 after nearly 20 years of development.