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Father, Son and Co My Life at IBM and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 0553380834

ISBN-13: 9780553380835

Edition: 2000

Authors: Peter Petre, Thomas J. Watson, Thomas J. Watson

List price: $21.00
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In this eloquent first-person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world's largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father--and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture that became the blueprint for the entire technology boom. In the course of sixty years Thomas J. Watson Sr. and his son, Thomas J. Watson Jr., together built the international colossus that is IBM. This is their story: a riveting and revealing account of two men who loved each other--and fought each other--with a terrible fierceness. But along with the story…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/29/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Thomas J. Watson Jr. was chief executive officer of IBM from 1956 to 1971 and, after his retirement, President Carter's ambassador to Moscow.  He was named chairman emeritus and served as a member of IBM's advisory board until his death. Peter Petre is a member of the editorial board atFortunemagazine and the co-author ofIt Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf.