Tom Watson Sr. Essays on Leadership

Tom Watson Sr. Essays on Leadership

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We Forgive Thoughtful Mistakes is Volume III of Tom Watson Sr. Essays on Leadership. This series of works by Peter E. Greulich focuses on the IBM founder's leadership during the Great Depression. Tom Watson Sr. published over 200, 000 words during this period captured in over 200 speeches, articles and broadcasts to his qThe IBM.q These amazing insights are the beliefs and ruminations of the 20th Century's greatest capitalist as he speaks intimately to his sales team, forcefully to his peers and solemnly to a church congregation. Peter E. Greulich, from his 30 years of experience in the Watson's IBM, writes a foreword and annotates these depression-era motivational topics of the late Thomas J. Watson Sr. This volume highlights Tom Watson Sr.a€™s view on We Forgive Thoughtful Mistakes. It answers such questions as: - How do you encourage innovation and creativity even during economic recessions? - How did Tom Watson Sr., through his stories, create an atmosphere that encouraged individual thought and emboldened individual action? - What was Tom Watson Sr.a€™s advice to corporate controllers during the Great Depression? - When a mistake occurred what did Tom Watson look for before anything else? - What was his advice to young men entering the business world?I am ashamed of that record because it was not necessary for us to show even the slight decrease in our profits that we did show in 1921. It was because we did not have enough knowledge ofwhat we ought to do. Although we thought we had , anbsp;...

Title:Tom Watson Sr. Essays on Leadership
Author:Peter E. Greulich
Publisher:MBI Concepts Corporation - 2012


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