"As I associated with more and more different types, I realized that to make it, you had to get along with almost everybody": First Edition of Watson's Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond
Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond.
Watson, Thomas J. and Peter Petre.$600.00
Item Number: 78234
New York: Bantam Books, 1990.
First edition of this “exciting history of the rise of the American computer industry” (The Washington Post). Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Thomas Watson on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed by “the greatest capitalist in history” (Fortune Magazine).
In this eloquent first-person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world's largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father--and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture that became the blueprint for the entire technology boom. "A frank and revealing picture of Big Blue -- and a vivid inside look at the family that dominated its years of spectacular growth" (The Boston Globe).