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The Caterpillar way

lessons in leadership, growth, and shareholder value

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361 pages

"In the early 1980s, Caterpillar, Inc. lost one million dollars per day for three consecutive years. Its continuing existence came into question. Today, "CAT" is the world's most profitable manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and large engines. The now legendary global company made numerous well-calculated, though risky decisions for three consecutive decades--in the process scaling to heights unimaginable to even the finest business enterprises. How did they do it? The Caterpillar Way."--Book jacket.

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"In the early 1980s, Caterpillar, Inc. lost one million dollars per day for three consecutive years. Its continuing existence came into question. Today, "CAT" is the world's most profitable manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and large engines. The now legendary global company made numerous well-calculated, though risky decisions for three consecutive decades--in the process scaling to heights unimaginable to even the finest business enterprises. How did they do it? The Caterpillar Way."--Book jacket.

The Caterpillar way

lessons in leadership, growth, and shareholder value

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Edition Description

"In the early 1980s, Caterpillar, Inc. lost one million dollars per day for three consecutive years. Its continuing existence came into question. Today, "CAT" is the world's most profitable manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and large engines. The now legendary global company made numerous well-calculated, though risky decisions for three consecutive decades--in the process scaling to heights unimaginable to even the finest business enterprises. How did they do it? The Caterpillar Way."--Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Quest for the Holy Grail
Change or die: Caterpillar retools and restructures
Global firm headquartered in the United States
China: metaphor for Caterpillar's future?
Caterpillar and the internationalization of output
Caterpillar and its employees
Caterpillar's priceless network of dealers
Product quality, pricing, and branding
Burning platform
Tweaking the Caterpillar model
Planning for the trough: Caterpillar transforms challenge into opportunity
Setting the stage: Bouchard-Koch forecast model for Caterpillar
Valuing Caterpillar: global questions
Bouchard-Koch model forecasts Caterpillar's future
Lessons learned
Appendix
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-349) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.7/62/92250973
Library of Congress
HD9710.4.U64 C324 2014, HD9710.4.U64

The Physical Object

Pagination
vi, 361 pages :
Number of pages
361

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Open Library
OL26466013M
Internet Archive
caterpillarwayle0000bouc
ISBN 10
0071821244, 0071821252
ISBN 13
9780071821247, 9780071821253
LC Control Number
2013025617
OCLC/WorldCat
839388086

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