Location:
 Home » NY Books » How to Castrate a Bull: Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, and Success in Business

How to Castrate a Bull: Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, and Success in Business

How to Castrate a Bull: Unexpected Lessons on Risk, Growth, and Success in Business
Other Views:
  • List Price: $27.95
  • Buy New: $6.00
  • as of 11/17/2017 19:30 UTC details
  • You Save: $21.95 (79%)
Qty In Stock
  • Seller:Fawntucc
  • Sales Rank:843,612
  • Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1
  • Pages:208
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.85
  • Dimensions (in):6.2 x 1.2 x 8.9
  • Publication Date:January 20, 2009
  • ISBN:0470345233
  • EAN:9780470345238
  • ASIN:0470345233
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days

Features:
  • How to Castrate a Bull
  • English
  • First Edition
  • Hardcover
  • gelatine plate paper


Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
Dave Hitz likes to solve fun problems. He didn’t set out to be a Silicon Valley icon, a business visionary, or even a billionaire. But he became all three. It turns out that business is a mosaic of interesting puzzles like managing risk, developing and reversing strategies, and looking into the future by deconstructing the past.

As a founder of NetApp, a data storage firm that began as an idea scribbled on a placemat and now takes in $4 billion a year, Hitz has seen his company go through every major cycle in business—from the Jack-of-All-Trades mentality of a start-up, through the tumultuous period of the IPO and the dot-com bust, and finally to a mature enterprise company. NetApp is one of the fastest-growing computer companies ever, and for six years in a row it has been on Fortune magazine’s list of Best Companies to Work For. Not bad for a high school dropout who began his business career selling his blood for money and typing the names of diseases onto index cards.

With colorful examples and anecdotes, How to Castrate a Bull is a story for everyone interested in understanding business, the reasons why companies succeed and fail, and how powerful lessons often come from strange and unexpected places.

Dave Hitz co-founded NetApp in 1992 with James Lau and Michael Malcolm. He served as a programmer, marketing evangelist, technical architect, and vice president of engineering. Presently, he is responsible for future strategy and direction for the company. Before his career in Silicon Valley, Dave worked as a cowboy, where he got valuable management experience by herding, branding, and castrating cattle.


Qty In Stock
All Orders and Credit Card Processing are handled by Amazon.com. ShopBayside.com is not responsible for price or quality issues. All product inquiries must be done with Amazon.com. CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
ShopBayside.com in Association with Amazon.com