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Comeback : how seven straight-shooting CEOs turned around troubled companies

Author: Martin Puris
Publisher: New York : Times Business, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The seven leaders profiled in Comeback have two things in common: They brought their companies back from the dead, and they did it by seeking out the truth and sharing it with their employees. Puris presents intimate portraits of chief executives at Compaq, Continental Airlines, Honeywell, Adidas, Chrysler, U.S. Surgical, and UPS. All these companies had veered dangerously off course, and it took the efforts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Puris
ISBN: 0812931270 9780812931273
OCLC Number: 39322884
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma --
2. Gordon Bethune: The Mechanic --
3. Eckhard Pfeiffer: Racing Moore's Law --
4. Robert Eaton and Robert Lutz: The Copilots --
5. Oz Nelson: The Revolutionary from Kokomo --
6. Michael Bonsignore: Taking the Heat --
7. Leon Hirsch: Letting Go --
8. Robert Louis-Dreyfus: Don't Worry, Be Happy --
9. Conclusion: The Reality Principle.
Responsibility: Martin Puris.
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The seven leaders profiled in Comeback have two things in common: They brought their companies back from the dead, and they did it by seeking out the truth and sharing it with their employees. Puris presents intimate portraits of chief executives at Compaq, Continental Airlines, Honeywell, Adidas, Chrysler, U.S. Surgical, and UPS. All these companies had veered dangerously off course, and it took the efforts of these seven straight-shooting CEOs to set them right. Martin Puris takes us inside the offices of these talented executives to present seven intimate stories of resurrection and leadership at its best.

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