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I was enraptured by the detailed conversations, anecdotes, and personalities the author obviously had first-hand access to. Get to Know Us. He has been writing since the age of twelve, with a love of words going back further than he can remember. In Big Blues Carroll gives the low-down on the company’s turmoil and extensive restructuring–tapping into such broad themes as international competitiveness and corporate values–and identifies the key players in IBM’s fall from There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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Business moves so fast that you won’t be able to keep them and still be competitive 3 Less is always more when it comes to personnel Unstated here is the fear that nearly all could walk out to a new company p. Dan rated it liked it Nov 09, The IBM PC was created from off-the-shelf parts so it could be quickly marketed; pre-defined interfaces too!

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