The ultimate entrepreneur: the story of Ken Olsen and Digital Equipment Corporation

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Prima Pub., Jan 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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Traces the history of DEC, IBM's largest rival, and offers a profile of its founder, Ken Olsen

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User Review  - Jim Carty - Goodreads

I found this book very interesting. It follows the history of Digital Equipment Corp. from 1957 to 1987. Reading it in 2014 puts it a different perspective. I found a lot of similarities between Ken Olsen and Henry Ford on how they ran their businesses. Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Robert B. CATELL is the CEO of KeySpan, one of the nation's largest energy providers. He is one of the most highly respected business leaders in New York.
KENNY MOORE is a former monk who left the religious life for a successful career in human resources. He is currently Corporate Ombudsman at KeySpan.
GLENN RIFKIN is a veteran business journalist who has written extensively for the New York Times and coauthored many groundbreaking business books, including the Wiley title Radical Marketing, The CEO Chronicles, and The Ultimate Entrepreneur.

George Harrar is the author of several novels and numerous short stories, one of which was chosen for the 1999 edition of The Best American Short Stories. Harrar lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, with his wife, Linda, a documentary filmmaker.

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