Backfire: Carly Fiorina's High-Stakes Battle for the Soul of Hewlett-Packard
Peter Burrows, Peter BurrowsISBN: 0471267651; 9780471267652;
"Reading at times like a Clancy novel and at others like a Greek tragedy, Burrowss Backfire presents a detailed picture of how a leader can rob a company of its soul and cause it to stray from the principles that had made it enduringly great. Read it andweep." ?Jerry I. Porras Lane Professor of Organizational Behavior and Change Emeritus, Stanford Business School coauthor, Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies "Peter Burrows has written a fascinating account of the largest high-tech merger and proxy fight of all time. Riveting stories about Carly Fiorina, Walter Hewlett, and the melodrama in the HP corporate boardroom make this book a great read as well as an object lesson in corporate governance and corporate change." ?David B. Yoffie Starr Professor of International Business Administration, Harvard Business School author, Judo Strategy: Turning Your Competitors Strength to Your Advantage "Carly Fiorinas...