Iacocca: An Autobiography [PDF]Iacocca: An Autobiography is Lee Iacocca 's best selling autobiography , co-authored with William Novak and originally published in Most of the book is taken up with reminiscences of Iacocca's career in the car industry, first with the Ford Motor Company , then the Chrysler Corporation. The hugely successful autobiography was the best-selling non-fiction hardcover book of and In part 1 of the book, Iacocca speaks of his Italian immigrant family and his experiences at school. He was offered a job at Ford straight out of college, but at the same time, he was offered a fellowship for a graduate degree at Princeton University. He took the fellowship with the promise of a job after leaving Princeton. In his year at Princeton, his recruiter was drafted into the war and by the time he was finished with school, no one at Ford had heard of him.
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Iacocca: An autobiography, by Lee Iacocca with William Novak. New York: Bantam Books, 1984, $19.95
Iacocca: An Autobiography is the fascinating story of Lee Iacocca, a business legend. He helped shape Ford into the number two US auto maker and then saved Chrysler from going out of business. In this book, Iacocca reveals the situations he faced and the management magic he performed to make both companies into good performers. Lido Anthony Iacocca was born to Italian immigrant parents. He and his sister grew up in a warm, loving and nurturing environment. He married Mary in and they had two daughters, Kathi and Lia.
Most of the book is taken up with reminiscences of Iacocca's career in the car industry, first with the Ford Motor Company, then the Chrysler Corporation. He is the author or co-author of several books, including Iacocca: An Autobiography, and Where have all the Leaders Gone?
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Harvey A. Hornstein, Ph. He also maintains an international practice as an organizational consultant and management educator. His next book, Managerial Courage: Revitalizing your company without sacrificing your job , will be published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more.