The Amdahl Story... Like many other soldiers and sailors, he had permission to take a sword home as a memento. Our clients and friends may find the editorial interesting; some even amusing. That shook the EDS leaders out of their slumber and back to selling again.
Each warning came with concrete suggestions for proactive steps that the CEO could take in order to turn things around.
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Beware Your CFO! So York did not last long. Once again, the CFO's shortcoming was a lack of marketing skills. Metz spent most of his time micromanaging the numbers instead of glad-handing Wall Street investors. The "EDS stock dropped like a stone" read the headline of our October 1996 report see the above chart, too. Thoman's main qualification for the CFO position turned out to be the same one that brought him to his previous job as the head of IBM's flailing PC business - his longtime friendship with the boss, Lou Gerstner.
As she contemplates that, she and other contemporary CEO can learn much from history... Meanwhile, even if it did nothing drastic, Fujitsu expects to double its operating income and net incomes in the next three years. Minneapolis 17 minutes ago. He left in September 1995 to join a disgruntled Chrysler shareholder Kirk Kerkorian in his bid to shake things up on the carmaker's board. Emperor of Amdahl. The swords were part of the bushido samurai warrior code instilled in Japanese forces.
And who is in charge of managing such Wall Street expectations? Gerstner did.
But the company kept missing quarterly earnings forecasts. Thank you very much for having taken care of it for a long time. Common Thread: Ultimately, the CFO's ineptness cost them both their jobs.