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Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM

This book details off epic fail that is IBM from Books on Tape, Inc. Provides the inside story of the rise and fall of IBM, offering a devastating study of corporate bureaucracy, lack of foresight, and decline. Also recommend “Jobs Vs. Interesting story, nicely told. Arno Huetter rated it really liked it Nov 05, Jul 24, Dave rated it really liked it. Dan rated it liked it Nov 09, Books by Paul Carroll. Other editions – View all Big blues: It eventually made Gates the richest man in America.


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