Tuesday, February 9, 2016

How Lou Gerstner eliminated slide presentation culture in IBM

When Lou Gerstner joined IBM in 1993, he was depressed in his first few weeks into the job because he would sit through 8 hour presentations and understand nothing. (src HBR) . One of the measures that he took was that the executive team abandon slide presentation and submit plans in jargon free prose. (src Mckinsey - Leadership in Context).

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