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There was a problem blurs reviews right now. I highly recommend this this book to all software developers born beforeor to anyone who remembers calling home computers “IBM Compatible”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Read reviews that mention ibm microsoft company business industry gates management carroll computer era success today decisions early elephants failure pcs period process rise. A great snapshot of America unmaklng the transition from industry to post-industrial nation.


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Showing of 1 reviews. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Page 20 says IBM developed “a lush bureaucracy that prided itself on having a higher ratio of managers per employee than any other business around.

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This is practically a manual for what not to do when you are a big company in control of a market. Amazon Drive Cloud tye from Amazon. See all 15 reviews.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A true classic American corporation which at the time of this books publication did not make the transition to a soon to be 21st century world.

Didn’t IBM build a skyscraper in the s only to sell it in the s? He is also a qualified teacher, a part-time bookseller, a director of student Drama, a video or, and an uncle. Showing of 15 reviews.

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Not surprisingly it was forced to make savage cuts in its workforce worldwide, including Britain.