This work offers a summary of the book "FATHER, SON & CO.: My Life At IBM And Beyond" by Thomas J. Watson Jr.
''Always remember life is not as complex as many people would have you think. And the older you grow, the more you will realize that success and happiness depend on a very few things, such as vision, unselfishness, love, good character, good manners, real friendship and pride in your past achievements.'' (Thomas Watson Sr.)
This book tells how Thomas Watson Sr.
and his son, Thomas Watson Jr., together built one of the greatest business success stories of all time which changed the face of American business. In an honest and eloquent voice, Thomas Watson Jr. describes his relationship with his father, the early days of IBM, the evolution of its culture and the change of leadership in 1956. This autobiography offers a fascinating glimpse at the father-son relationship as well as the daring decisions that transformed IBM into the international giant it is today.
A must-read book.