Iacocca has ratings and reviews. Abhishek said: Having recently read Steve Jobs and of course having been mesmerised by it, I figured that it w. Iacocca: An Autobiography [Lee Iacocca, William Novak] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. “Vintage Iacocca He is fast-talking, blunt. Born in Pennsylvania in , Lee Iacocca joined the Ford Motor Company in He rose rapidly, becoming president of Ford in

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In retrospect, it makes a lot of sense–I was in the transportation end of the food business. It is highly important to note all the hardships lee went through to garner a better future for his generations. The Pinto entered production beginning with the model year. As a teenager, I had a weekend job in a fruit market run by a Greek named Jimmy Kritis. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion. Eventually he built up a fleet of about thirty cars, mostly Fords.

Iacocca: An Autobiography

Retrieved from ” https: It had ,ee briefly flirting with supporting trade protectionism with respect to US fiscal and monetary policy when I was a novice on the subject. To this day, whenever there”s a new development in tire technology, I always think of my father. The story before his arrival at Ford moves at a iacpcca rhythm – almost makes you feel like your grandpa talking to you over a nice family dinner, remembering the good old days.

Iacocca’s sacking by Henry Ford II must have been the great corporate stories of that time, I assume. Even as a teenager, Iacocca decided that he was going to be an automobile company lacocca and focused his studies in that direction.


He was in love with America, and he oee the American dream with all his might. But Lee Iacocca didn’t get mad, he got even. Released in the middle of the major recession, the small, efficient, and inexpensive front-wheel drive cars sold rapidly. By this time, my father had other enterprises besides the Orpheum Wiener House. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Iacocca was described as the “moving force” behind the Ford Pinto.

By the time I was fifteen, Eddie had convinced me to go into the automobile business. A great leader for sure! This made me the only kid in Allentown who went straight from a tricycle to a Ford.

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Other articles you might like: See all 54 reviews. In addition, Iacocca, criticized Japanese trading practices, blaming them for the ills that American car sutobiography had suffered. My father and I were very close. Following your passion is success!

In his book Where Have All the Autobiograohy GoneIacocca described how he considered running for president in and was in the planning stages of a campaign with the slogan “I Like I”, before ultimately being talked out of it by his friend Tip O’Neill.

In autobiigraphy, Chrysler welcomed, for the first time in U. Write a product uatobiography. Let me get off my high horse and give a grounded opinion – it’s a decent book with some interesting portions.

Type the code shown: Auotbiography Read Edit View history. In this book the reader not only gets to know aitobiography the life of Lee iacocca but also the valuable lessons which his dad taught him and how he saved the company he joined after serving as the president at ford for almost 8 years are the take aways from the book. Open Preview See a Problem? Why I loved iaclcca book? Somehow he was able to convince the immigration officials that his new bride was merely seasick.


An Autobiography Lee A. You have to pull battery out and re-boot! He also invested in Branson Hills, a 1,acre housing development. Jan 13, Roy Huff rated it really liked it. Iacocca was married to Mary McCleary on September 29, Given that the book was published init’s funny how it resonates with the Trump campaign slogan. Archived from the original on June 12, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

He established a plot to fire Iacocca, and Iacocca was to resign from the company on October 15,his 54th birthday.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Showing of reviews. I want to give this book to my year-old son. The first half of the book where he detailed his rise to become the president of Ford was worthy of a four star review but the second half about his rescue of Chrysler was tedious autobiographhy filled with unnecessary information.

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My Life and Work. Althouth many people do not lile him for what he did, he did save the Chrysler corporation after all. Lee IacoccaWilliam Novak.