Summary of The HP Way
THE HP WAY: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company by David Packard. Copyright © 1995 by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Published by arrangement with HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
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Hewlett-Packard has long been one of America’s most admired companies. Its history became a symbolic saga of Silicon Valley, due to the work of its famous founders, David Packard and Bill Hewlett. Central casting could not have created two more impressive technological geniuses or business leaders. Author Packard explains how he and Hewlett made HP into a high-tech powerhouse. Other business leaders can learn from Packard and Hewlett’s entrepreneurial methods and pacesetting, ethical business philosophy, “the HP Way.” getAbstract recommends Packard’s history of HP to entrepreneurs, inventors and leaders in all fields.
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- Who David Packard and Bill Hewlett are,
- How Hewlett-Packard’s history became a classic Silicon Valley saga, and
- What “the HP Way” represents.
About the Author
David Packard and William Hewlett founded Hewlett-Packard (HP), where Packard served as president, CEO and chairman of the board.
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