Harper Business Books: Setting the Agenda on Work, Leadership, and Growth

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Selected Format: Trade PB

Format Details

  • Published:

    Jan 3, 2006
  • ISBN:

    9780060845728
  • Pages:

    272
  • Size:

    5.3" x 8"
  • Weight:

    0.5 lb
  • Territory:

    US, Canada, Open Market
  • List Price:

    $16.99 US$21.00 CAN

Book Title and Author Byline

Direct from Dell

Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry

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Product Description and Author Information

About the Book

At nineteen, Michael Dell started his company as a freshman at the University of Texas with $1,000 and has since built an industry powerhouse. As Dell journeys through his childhood adventures, ups and downs, and mistakes made along the way, he reflects on invaluable lessons learned.

Michael Dell's revolutionary insight has allowed him to persevere against all odds, and Direct from Dell contains valuable information for any business leader. His strategies will show you effective ways to grow your business and will help you save time on costly mistakes by following his direct model for success.

About the Authors

Michael Dell

Michael Dell is the chairman of the board of directors of Dell Inc., the world's largest computer-systems company. In 1992, he became the youngest CEO ever to earn a ranking on the Fortune 500. Mr. Dell serves on the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, the executive committee of the International Business Council, and is a member of the U.S. Business Council. He also serves on the U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and the governing board of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India.

Catherine Fredman

Michael Dell is Chairman and CEO of Dell Computer Corporation. Catherine Fredman collaborated with Andrew Grove, Chairman of Intel, on his best-selling book, Only the Paranoid Survive.