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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Being a smart student, Iacocca joined the Lehigh University and finished the course in eight semesters. The late s and early s were not as kind to Iacocca. After school and on weekends, my little pals and I would line up at the door with our red wagons, like a row of taxicabs outside a hotel. A History of the Chrysler Corporation.

The new model had all of the newest technologies of the time, including fully electronic fuel injection and icaocca dashboard. Showing of reviews. Office politics and other ossues ehich will always come in the way, but still you have to live onwork harder Quite a fast read.

Dec 31, Hesamul Haque rated it really liked it. It is highly important to note all the hardships lee went through to garner a better future for his generations. Iacocca at the White House in September And when times are tough, be in the food business, because no matter how bad things get, people still have to eat.

That ways at least I get iackcca touch one, sit inside one and at least get to feel it once in my life time. The book also talks about the necessary law policies that needs to be implemented for car users.


Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca

But for the Amazon price, it was the best bang for the buck I could find. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. A great leader for sure! My father did take a trip to Lido Beach, but it was before the wedding, not after. Going to the Government. This is what can happen to business autobiograpphy you have a visionary at the helm. Just when I though Iacocca started to make sense, he threw me off with this line: Iacocca was married to Mary McCleary on September 29, Many iafocca th This book is a gold mine.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Please improve this by adding secondary or autobiographj sources. But Chrysler has been in trouble before, and we got through iqcocca, and I believe they can do it again. His success story is so full of great advice and common sense approach that you can’t help but try and find a way to incorporate them into your life. Nov 25, Chris Bloom rated it liked it.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Yet I enjoyed reading this autobiographical novel. What was most fascinating was how into detail he went into his firing and the corporate world that was the Ford Motor Company in the late 70’s under Henry Ford Jr.

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One person found this helpful. My grandfather suggested that I read this book after he did so himself.


By the time I was fifteen, Eddie had convinced me to go into the automobile business. He notably secured the largest amount of federal financial assistance ever given to a private corporation at that time. In retrospect, it makes a lot of sense–I was in the transportation end of the food business.

My father always drilled two things into me: My Life and Work. In Chrysler paid the government back its loans and Iacocca became a star, a symbol of success and the achievement of the American dream. Jan 13, Roy Huff rated it really liked it. He earned an undergraduate degree in engineering from Lehigh University and later earned a master’s degree from Princeton University. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Lee Iacocca

Iacocca appealed to the federal government for aid, gambling that it would not allow Chrysler to fail when the national economy was already depressed. T-Mobile replaced oc with newer version that fixes problem. The book contains different phases of Lee Iacocca’s life starting from his childhood to the various struggles and decisions he was faced with. This is one that I thought kept you interested the whole time, I dont remember any points where I just couldn’t stand to read anymore of it.