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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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Quite a fast read. After explaining what had happened, he was given the 51st spot on the training group. On November 10, Iacocca was named vice-president and general manager of the Ford Division; in January Ford’s vice-president, car and truck group; inexecutive vice-president; and president on December 10, Chrysler claimed that Iacocca’s role as an adviser to Kirk Kerkorian, the investor who wanted to purchase the company, violated the share option plan agreement.

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Huge respect for Lee lacocca!!! Because it is fearless and honest. It’s a quick, fun and thoughtful book anyone interested in leadership or business should take a look at.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Iacocca did at Chrysler. An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Internet, a system architecture that has revolutionized communications and methods of commerce by allowing….

Here’s my thoughts on both the phone and the service. My father loved cars. He goes behind the scenes for a look at Henry Ford’s reign of intimidation and manipulation. It gives me a peek into the head of the man whom the world calls a marketing genius.


Politically, Iacocca supported the Republican candidate George W. The autobioyraphy not only out-bid all his competitors but as it was late in the night when he finally won it.

Even after driving a plethora of cars in last 20 odd years, I still haven’t laid my hands on my dream car which happens to be a Ford Mustang without any doubts. I recommend this book because his straight talk is very refreshing and his success as a businessman is inspiring.

Lee IacoccaWilliam Novak. At Ford, each time I brought out a new car, he wanted to be the first to drive it.

I loved the way the whole book is narrated in first person, it actually feels like you are hearing Lee’s life story from his own mouth, sitting autobiogarphy in front of you. The writing is so good, that it’s easy for you to forget that it’s actually an autobiography. On top of that this was a best seller to even Icocca’s surprise.

I received it in 5 days! It is an amazing read. Iacocca was somewhat rare in the business world for being in favor of government regulation and bailouts Chrysler wouldn’t have survived the 80s without one. He has been one icaocca the main patrons of the research of Denise Faustman at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Buy the selected items together This item: How was Chrysler turned around? I guess they were afraid of not appearing strong and independent. But, one fine day I got a call from my Sister in Law on the first day of his college, she asked me a simple question to guess which car he picked up for his big day: Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.

The book contains different phases of Lee Iacocca’s life starting from his childhood to the various struggles and decisions he was faced with. I was born three years later, on October 15, My Years with General Motors.

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His three children didn’t do too badly either. Motorola is definitely part of the overseas outsourcing epidemic. Please try again later. Autobiogrsphy Iacocca’s life and successes were amazing. He not only spent the night in the showroom but slept inside the car, making sure that no one else gets it. In short; it’s got it all!

Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca

English Choose a language for shopping. Comment about this article, ask questions, or iacoccca new information about this topic: Books by Lee Iacocca. Iacocca led Chrysler’s acquisition of AMC inwhich brought the profitable Jeep division under the corporate umbrella. As a greedy, ambitious person by demeanor, the first half of the book taught me to be greedier and more ambitious still.

Quoting Tywin Iacoca – “Any man who must say, ‘I am the king’ is no true king. Wikiquote has quotations related to: