The son of Italian immigrants, Lee Iacocca rose spectacularly through the ranks of Ford Motor Company to become its president, only to be toppled eight years. The autobiography of an American legend, the tough-talking, straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in. Compre Iacocca: An Autobiography (English Edition) de Lee Iacocca, William Novak na musicmarkup.info Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos.
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Iacocca: an autobiography. [Lee A Iacocca; William Novak] -- He's an American legend, a straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Vintage Iacocca He is fast-talking, blunt, boastful, and Iacocca: An Autobiography - Kindle edition by Lee Iacocca, William Novak. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Includes index. Acknowledgmnets -- An opening word -- Prologue -- Pt. 1. Made in America -- Ch. 1. The family -- Ch. 2. School days -- Pt. 2. The Ford story -- Ch.
Apr 06, Rohit Sharma rated it really liked it February , I completed 20 years of my driving career : and I realized that as my first drivers license finally expired. 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. A couple of years back as soon as it was launched in India, I had a very light tinkle in my eyes and I end up downloading the "Autobiography" of Mustang's Dad - Lee Iacocca, the guy who made it possible. It has been m February , I completed 20 years of my driving career : and I realized that as my first drivers license finally expired. It has been my favorite for last three decades, loved Mustang in so many western movies that I must have seen in last as many years. Unfortunately it is so steeply priced in India that it happens to be way more expensive than the price of the house I live in currently.
Chrysler was a failing industry at this point, much in debt, but Iacocca managed to turn the company around, cutting costs, getting federal assistance, introducing new cars that sold amazingly well, such as the K-car, and repaying all of the loans in five years.
In , Chrysler introduced Iacocca's Chrysler Minivan, which became one of the best selling vehicles in North America. Iacocca retired in but remained the head of Chrysler's executive committee.
He has written two best selling books, "Iacocca: An Autobiography" in , and "Talking Straight" in An Autobiography. Lee Iacocca , William Novak.
The autobiography of an American legend, the tough-talking, straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in the process became a media celebrity. He became not only one of this country's most powerful and successful executives, but as the son of Italian immigrants who rose spectacularly through the ranks of the Ford Motor Co. If you have not received your delivery following the estimated timeframe, we advise you to contact your local post office first, as the parcel may be there awaiting your collection.
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Unfortunately it is so steeply priced in India that it happens to be way more expensive than the price of the house I live in currently. So there goes my dream out of the window, I haven't yet touched one, let alone sitting in one or driving it. This book also reminded me of my first job back in Delhi in the mid 90's when I joined my cousin, who had a four year old son back then.
Throughout the day, the only thing we did was talk about Cars, Bikes and Movies.
We spoke so much about Cars mostly Mustang and after they moved to US of A, we totally lost contact for a decade or more.
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 : and I replied without blinking an eye within a fraction of a second "Mustang?
Lee Iacocca's Dad moved from Italy to United States in the year and this is their story from rags to riches. A simple migrant who lived a hand to mouth life, yet had big dreams.
How they make it big and fail again because of the first world war for the first time and then again because of the great depression. Before he finally makes it big by landing a job in Ford Motor company and works under Henry Ford II for as good as 32 years. During his tenure with the company, Ford actually witnessed the best profitable years in the history of their car manufacturing, yet Henry Ford fired him just because of his own whims and fancies.
You've got to read the book to know the details of the unbelievable turn of events when the Chairman of an empire feels threatened by his own President of all of eight years in the company. On top of that, how Henry Ford actually ran the company like a private business, even after having five hundred thousand employees at one point of time.