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Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond #2019

Father Son Co My Life at IBM and Beyond In this eloquent first person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business the man who transformed IBM into the world s largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partn

  • Title: Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond
  • Author: Thomas J. Watson Peter Petre
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond By Thomas J. Watson Peter Petre, In this eloquent first person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world s largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture that became the blueprint for the entireIn this eloquent first person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world s largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture that became the blueprint for the entire technology boom.In the course of sixty years Thomas J Watson Sr and his son, Thomas J Watson Jr together built the international colossus that is IBM This is their story a riveting and revealing account of two men who loved each other and fought each other with a terrible fierceness.But along with the story of a father and son, this is IBM s story too It chronicles the management insights that shaped its course and its unique corporate culture, the style that made Thomas Watson Sr one of America s most charismatic bosses, and the daring decisions by Thomas Watson Jr that transformed IBM into the world s largest computing company One of the greatest business success stories of all time, Father, Son Co is a moving lesson for fathers who dream for their children, as well as a testament to American ingenuity and values, told in a disarmingly frank and eloquent voice.Promising to remain an important business reference as we move into the next century, FATHER, SON CO takes a look at the management insight that helped to shape IBM s course and unique corporate culture It looks at Watson, Sr one of America s most charismatic bosses, and Watson, Jr who spurred IBM into the computer age.Ten years after its original publication, FATHER, SON CO remains a uniquely honest book Watson s willingness to write about the loving but ferociously combative relationship he had with his father and the turbulent battles behind some of IBM s most far reaching decisions gives readers rare insights into the realities of leadership.

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    1. As a computer guy, I m shocked I d never heard of this book before It s thoroughly charming as an autobiography as Watson is very down to earth about the difficulties he had in his professional life and personal life and specifically the challenges of trying to succeed a legendary father.Even though it s an autobiography, in many ways the real star is IBM and the evolution of the computer industry, especially from the late 40s to the early 70s, which is the period where Watson was heavily involv [...]

    2. I Recommend this book to any one wanting to build a company, owned or employed It talks of all the invaluable lessons, challenges, fears, life in it s happiness , sorrow and little things that you can recollect with lot of satisfaction even after you stop getting your pay cheque It s a book worth reading to make work and life loving.

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