How Hewlett-Packard Lost the HP Way - Bill Taylor - Harvard Business Review
That said, it is possible. I was struck that as the West Coast watched with agony at HP's implosion, the East Coast watched with celebration as IBM marked its 100th anniversary with a two-day global summit in New York's Lincoln Center. I'm convinced that the deep-seated transformation of IBM over the last 20 years, and its capacity to remain in the vanguard of the technology sector for literally 100 years, is the most underrated story of corporate renewal and relevance in the world. What the leadership of IBM has done, that leadership of HP has been unable to do, is to overthrow a successful company. That is, to remake a glorious enterprise, born in one business environment, for an entirely new business environment, to rethink strategies and practices and markets, without reneging on the values and principles and cultures that fueled that glory in the first place. Read more in How Hewlett-Packard Lost the HP Way - Bill Taylor - Harvard Business Review.
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