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What The Best CEO’s Know – A Comparative Analysis of Chapters 2 and 5


BTM7101-8
Due 12th August, 2012

Abstract
The management styles of Michael Dell, former CEO of Dell Computer Corporation and Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel, were compared and contrasted.   Both were highly successful CEO’s with different management styles.   They both faced business challenges, but faced those challenges using unique and different approaches.   Their early background, the contributions they made to research and management, and some of the methods they used to solve problems and the resistance they faced was discussed.   Together, my findings suggest that there are different approaches to successfully managing a company and different approaches to solving business challenges.

What The Best CEO’s Know – A Comparative Analysis of Chapters 2 and 5
Identification Of Each Business Professional And Description of Their Main Contributions To The Field.
    I was requested to compare and contrast two chapters of “What the Best CEOs Know.”   The book was written in 2003 but is still relevant in showing different management styles of business leaders, in particular, how they deal with the inevitable business crisis.   In chapter 2 entitled: “Place the Customer at the Epicenter of the Business Model.”   The business professional was Michael Dell, the founder & CEO of Dell Corporation (www.dell.com).   Chapter 5 is entitled: “Prepare the Organization for Drastic Change.”   The business professional was Andy Grove, the cofounder and former CEO of Intel (www.Intel.com).
    Michael Dell emphasized the importance of listening to the customer.   His method was to transact directly with the end-user, bypassing all middlemen and distributors.   It appears that the Company, Dell is really a distribution company that takes orders from customers, buys computer components, and sells the exact computer that the customer requests to them.   The customer has to be satisfied,...

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