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The HP Phenomenon tells the tale of the way Hewlett-Packard innovated and remodeled itself six instances whereas so much of its opponents have been not able to make even one major transformation. It describes these variations, how they all started, how they prevailed, and the way the demanding situations alongside the way in which have been overcome—reinforcing David Packard's remark that "change and clash are the sole constants." The publication additionally information the philosophies, practices, and organizational rules that enabled this exceptional series of techniques and ameliorations. In so doing, the authors catch the elusive "spirit of innovation" required to gas progress and transformation in all businesses: innovation that's customer-centered, contribution-driven, and growth-focused.

The company ethos defined during this book—with its emphasis on bottom-up innovation and enough flexibility to work out effects delivered to and taken alive contained in the company—is appreciably assorted from present administration "best practice." therefore, whereas basically a background of Hewlett-Packard, The HP Phenomenon additionally holds profound classes for engineers, managers, and organizational leaders hoping to remodel their very own organizations.

"At final! The 'HP manner, that the majority recognized of all company philosophies, has taken on a nearly legendary prestige. yet how did it fairly paintings? How did it make Hewlett-Packard the quickest turning out to be, such a lot famous, huge corporation of the final half-century? Now, very important figures in HP's background, Chuck apartment and Raymond fee, have ultimately given us the full tale. The HP Phenomenon is the e-book we have now been watching for: the definitive treatise on how invoice and Dave ran their mythical corporation, day after day and yr to yr. it's going to be a middle textual content for generations of younger marketers and bosses, a roadmap to construction a superb enterprise."—Michael S. Malone, writer of Bill & Dave: How Hewlett and Packard equipped the World's maximum Company

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