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DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC

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DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC by Edgar H. Schein, Peter S. DeLisi, Paul J. Kampas and Michael M. Sonduck
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Aug 15, 2004 | ISBN 9781576753057
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    Aug 15, 2004 | ISBN 9781576753057

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Table Of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Purpose and Overview
2. Three Developmental Streams: A Model for Deciphering the Lessons of the DEC Story

Part 1: THE CREATION OF A CULTURE OF INNOVATION: THE TECHNOLOGY, ORGANIZATION, AND CULTURE STREAMS ARE ONE AND THE SAME
3. Ken Olsen, the Scientist-Engineer
4. Ken Olsen, the Leader and Manager
5. Ken Olsen, the Salesman-Marketer
6. DEC’s Cultural Paradigm
7. DEC’s “Other” Legacy: The Development of Leaders—Tracy C. Gibbons
8. DEC’s Impact on the Evolution of Organization Development

Part 2: THE STREAMS DIVERGE, CAUSING AN ORGANIZATIONAL MIDLIFE CRISIS
9. The Impact of Changing Technology—Paul Kampas
10. The Impact of Success, Growth, and Age
11. Learning Efforts Reveal Cultural Strengths and Rigidities
12. The Turbulent 1980s: Peaking but Weakening
13. The Beginning of the End: Ken Olsen’s Final Efforts to Save DEC

Part 3: LESSONS AND LEGACIES
14. Obvious Lessons and Subtle Lessons
15. The Lasting Legacy of Digital Equipment Corporation
Appendixes
A. DEC’s Technical Legacy
B. DEC Manufacturing: Contributions Made and Lessons Learned—Michael Sonduck
C. DEC, the First Knowledge Organization—A 1991 Memo by Debra Rogers Amidon
D. Digital: The Strategic Failure—Peter DeLisi
E. What Happened? A Postscript—Gordon Bell
References
Index
About the Author

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