Iacocca has ratings and reviews. Abhishek said: Having recently read Steve Jobs and of course having been mesmerised by it, I figured that it w. Iacocca: An Autobiography [Lee Iacocca, William Novak] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. “Vintage Iacocca He is fast-talking, blunt. Born in Pennsylvania in , Lee Iacocca joined the Ford Motor Company in He rose rapidly, becoming president of Ford in
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He led a battle for Chrysler’s survival that made his name a symbol of integrity, know-how, and guts for millions of Americans. A History of the Chrysler Corporation. It still sounds like a bunch of nincompoops claiming to be the best when no one around them gives a shit.
The Grand Cherokee would not be released until for the model year, the same year that Iacocca retired.
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I’ll make sure you understand that when I’ve won your war for you. Write a product review. Autobigraphy 10, Mason Hewitt rated it really liked it. October 15, Allentown, Pennsylvania American businessman and auto industry executive.
He was offered a job at Ford straight out of college, but at the same time, he was offered a fellowship for a graduate degree at Princeton University. He joins Chrysler,revives it and brings it back from the brink of bankruptcy.
His dreams of joining the army during the second World War was lost due to the rheumatic fever.
Pages with related products. Henry Ford II had wanted nothing to do with the Mini-Max, a restyled version of the minivan, which Toyota was selling in huge numbers in Asia and Latin America, and his opinion doomed the project at Ford. They were divorced three years later. For years he was obsessed with finding a way autobiogrphy drive a few extra miles with a flat.
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Then his acrimonious aitobiography and move to being no 1 at Chrysler and steering that company through a high profile turnaround and recovery.
To his credit, the book gets much more interesting once he describes his stint at Chrysler. If they’re smart, they’ll bring together a consortium of workers, plant managers and dealers to come up with real solutions.
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Lee did to revive Chrysler, How one feels when they had this epiphany of loosing a job at a position for which you worked your ass off. Nicola was a businessman who taught his son about the responsibilities of money and the need for a strong drive and a great vision in order to build a thriving business. T-Mobile replaced it with newer version that fixes problem. In his classic hard-hitting style, he tells us how he changed the automobile industry in the s by creating the phenomenal Mustang.
Especially the last chapters, where he talks about why and what they should do to make America a great country again and that too when this book was written in the year My father was also good friends with one Charley Charles, whose son, Edward Charles, worked for a Ford dealership.
This book is an excellent demonstration of How a business is built on people a lesson that is so often forget in today’s fast paced world. Retrieved January 13, This is my first cell phone purchase. See 2 questions about Iacocca….
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We should be screaming bloody murder. Huge respect for Lee lacocca!!! In his classic hard-hitting style, he tells us how he changed the automobile industry in the s by creating the phenomenal Mustang. Inwhen I was named president of the Ford Motor Company, I don”t know which of us was more excited.
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