The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth, and S... et plus d'un million d'autres livres sont disponibles pour le Kindle d'Amazon. En savoir plus

Acheter neuf

Identifiez-vous pour activer la commande 1-Click.
Acheter d'occasion
D'occasion - Bon Voir les détails
Prix : EUR 13,97

Amazon Rachète votre article
Recevez un chèque-cadeau de EUR 6,75
Amazon Rachète cet article
Plus de choix
Vous l'avez déjà ? Vendez votre exemplaire ici
Désolé, cet article n'est pas disponible en
Image non disponible pour la
couleur :
Image non disponible

Commencez à lire The Caterpillar Way sur votre Kindle en moins d'une minute.

Vous n'avez pas encore de Kindle ? Achetez-le ici ou téléchargez une application de lecture gratuite.

The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth, and Shareholder Value [Anglais] [Relié]

Craig Bouchard , James E. Koch

Prix : EUR 21,68 Livraison à EUR 0,01 En savoir plus.
  Tous les prix incluent la TVA
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Il ne reste plus que 5 exemplaire(s) en stock (d'autres exemplaires sont en cours d'acheminement).
Expédié et vendu par Amazon. Emballage cadeau disponible.
Voulez-vous le faire livrer le mercredi 24 septembre ? Choisissez la livraison en 1 jour ouvré sur votre bon de commande. En savoir plus.


Prix Amazon Neuf à partir de Occasion à partir de
Format Kindle EUR 13,49  
Relié EUR 21,68  
MP3 CD, Livre audio EUR 16,32  
Vendez cet article - Prix de rachat jusqu'à EUR 6,75
Vendez The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth, and Shareholder Value contre un chèque-cadeau d'une valeur pouvant aller jusqu'à EUR 6,75, que vous pourrez ensuite utiliser sur tout le site Les valeurs de rachat peuvent varier (voir les critères d'éligibilité des produits). En savoir plus sur notre programme de reprise Amazon Rachète.

Offres spéciales et liens associés

Descriptions du produit

Présentation de l'éditeur



In the early 1980s, Caterpillar, Inc. lost one milliondollars 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 legendaryglobal company made numerous well-calculated, though risky decisions for three consecutive decades--in the process scaling to heights unimaginable to even the finest businessenterprises.

How did they do it? The Caterpillar Way.

Senior management at CAT facilitated the authors' one-year odyssey through the hallways and intriguing history of the construction industry giant. This inspiring book takes you behind the scenes with the CEOs, executive vice presidents, managers, dealers, customers, union bosses, and Wall Street analysts who were players in Caterpillar's drive to global dominance. You'll discover:

  • CAT's change-or-die approach to restructuring
  • How a local firm from central Illinois became a local firm on a global basis
  • The secret behind Caterpillar’s decades-long revenue explosion
  • How to use branding and product financing effectively
  • What true dedication and commitment to Six Sigma really entails
  • Why Caterpillar became the mecca for HR officersnegotiating with unions
  • The authors' prediction of CAT's stock price through 2020

The Caterpillar Way provides essential managementlessons in powerful behind-the-scenes stories. You'll learn how the Caterpillar leaders responded quickly to changing markets, allocated capital efficiently throughout the firm, and nourished a cultish team spirit that wins.Innovative leaders make game-changing decisions.

If any company is built to last, it's Caterpillar, Inc. With its trademark yellow trucks, cranes, machinery and engines, this home-grown manufacturer has survived morethan its share of ups and downs to become the #1 industry leader of construction equipment in the world. The Caterpillar Way reveals, for the first time, the remarkable inside story, written with full access to the way CAT runs its business, from bottom to top.

They blaze their own trail. This is The Caterpillar Way.


"The Caterpillar Way is a very sophisticated analysis of one of the great organizational stories of the past 30 years. Bouchard and Koch delve into the details of leadership, risk, and culture that allowed this company to excel. From branding to comparative advantage, this is an extraordinary example of vision and execution." -- Sam Zell, Chairman, Equity Group Investments

"The Caterpillar Way brings to life the progress a company can make by having a plan and sticking to it quarter by quarter and year over year. The company never stands still and has a keen focus on delivering high-quality products on time to its customers. They have been a great partner of ours for many years." -- Dave Cote, Chairman and CEO, Honeywell

"There's no way you can't learn from The Caterpillar Way--a classic example of how to bring strategy, structure, and culture together to drive breakthrough results." -- David C. Nova k, Chairman and CEO, Yum! Brands Inc.

Biographie de l'auteur

CRAIG T. BOUCHARD is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Signature Group Holdings. He is the cofounder of Esmark Inc., once the fourth largest American steelcompany, and industrial supplier Shale-Inland. Bouchard crafted two successful hostile takeovers of public companies, served as a trustee of Boston University and the Foundation of the University of Montana, and is a member of the board of the Athletic Department at Duke University. He has been featured on CNBC, NBC, and Bloomberg TV and in The Wall Street Journal,Financial Times, and Forbes.

JAMES V. KOCH is Board of Visitors Professor of Economics and President Emeritus at Old DominionUniversity. An expert in microeconomics, he has held teaching and research positions at Illinois State, California State, and Brown University, among many others.He has served as a consultant to more than 75 corporations and universities and is coauthor of the books Born Not Made and America for Sale.

Détails sur le produit

En savoir plus sur les auteurs

Découvrez des livres, informez-vous sur les écrivains, lisez des blogs d'auteurs et bien plus encore.

Dans ce livre (En savoir plus)
Parcourir les pages échantillon
Couverture | Copyright | Table des matières | Extrait | Index
Rechercher dans ce livre:

Commentaires en ligne 

Il n'y a pas encore de commentaires clients sur
5 étoiles
4 étoiles
3 étoiles
2 étoiles
1 étoiles
Commentaires client les plus utiles sur (beta) 4.2 étoiles sur 5  12 commentaires
2 internautes sur 2 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
3.0 étoiles sur 5 Caterpillar out of the other top 10 Fortune 100 companies 3 novembre 2013
Par Cheng Yi Chiao - Publié sur
I was kind of expecting something like Liker's Toyota way where they explained the core Caterpillar philosophy that drove the company, but it's a totally different style

The book feels like a sales pitch as to why Caterpillar will be a good bet as a stock for the next 5 years. From what I gather, the Caterpillar seems to focus on things that may politically unpopular but logical to remain profitable, such as outsourcing and standing toe to toe with the union.

Provides an interesting insight to the company and gives decent breakdown of figures and regions.

If you have some spare time, this is a decent read, however not the best I've seen so far.
2 internautes sur 2 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
5.0 étoiles sur 5 The Japanese can buy "THIS" book 3 novembre 2013
Par Midwest Hacker - Publié sur
Format:Format Kindle|Achat vérifié
I thought this was going to be more of an advertisement for the big machinery maker. It opens up the company to scrutiny and makes known how the Americans do it rather than us copying the way the Japanese do it. It's about time we lead rather than follow in the manufacturing realm.
3.0 étoiles sur 5 Choice summary but short on detail 31 août 2014
Par Vickie Scott - Publié sur
Format:Format Kindle|Achat vérifié
Great book for the investor that merely enjoys a superficial glance at a company. The book falls short of investigating the Caterpillar generic parts market role in sustaining residual values of equipment, it's influence over the Illinois legislature, transfer pricing, anticompetitive nature of its parts distribution and global pricing structure.

Caterpillar's ethical code so highly regarded in the book seemed to be disregarded when it produced equipment together with the South African Dealer under the brand name Wright during apartheid.
5.0 étoiles sur 5 Five Stars 14 juillet 2014
Par john engstrom - Publié sur
Format:Format Kindle|Achat vérifié
3.0 étoiles sur 5 Takes a certain kinda' person... 7 juillet 2014
Par DIYDesigner - Publié sur
Format:Relié|Achat vérifié
This is a difficult book to review. As an "Ad Man" and marketing person, I was hoping that the book would lean a little more in that direction; ie: How CAT positions themselves in the market and the role that their branding and provenance plays in that strategy. I found the first chapter to be boring yet informative — it dragged on and on about "why" they wrote the book and "who" the authors are. I don;t particularly care to know this information as I have already purchased the book; plus, that what bio flaps are for.

If you love financial/economical acronyms, then you'll fall in love with this book. I found myself keeping an index card/bookmark of all the acronyms used, as there seemed to be a new one on each page. Secondly, If you also find yourself loving charts, graphs, and other economical graphics, then this book will tickle that spot for you — there are several.

Overall, I found the content to be well organized and the chapters to be fairly clear and concise. The writing style is a little on the monotonous side for me and the use of foreign phrases to be "Frasier-esque." All in all, I would recommend it to a friend with the caveat that it'd be a friend who's in the financial or economic field.
Ces commentaires ont-ils été utiles ?   Dites-le-nous

Discussions entre clients

Le forum concernant ce produit
Discussion Réponses Message le plus récent
Pas de discussions pour l'instant

Posez des questions, partagez votre opinion, gagnez en compréhension
Démarrer une nouvelle discussion
Première publication:
Aller s'identifier

Rechercher parmi les discussions des clients
Rechercher dans toutes les discussions Amazon

Rechercher des articles similaires par rubrique


Souhaitez-vous compléter ou améliorer les informations sur ce produit ? Ou faire modifier les images?