Fumbling the Future: How Xerox Invented Then Ignored the First Personal Computer

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Synopsis: Discusses Xerox Corporation's invention of a personal computer preceeding Apple and Tandy, and explains why they were unable to take advantage of their discovery

About the Author: Doug Smith has drawn the lessons for "On Value and Values" from hiswork across more than 40 industries and professions as a teacher, lawyer, writer, historian, consultant, and thinker. Named in "The GuruGuide" as one of the worldOs leading management thinkers, he is author orcoauthor of five books, including "Make Success Measurable," "TheDiscipline of Teams, Taking Charge of Change," and the internationalbestsellers "The Wisdom of Teams and Fumbling the Future: " "How XeroxInvented Then Ignored Personal Computing," His work has been featured in"Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Business Review, TheNew York Times," and "The McKinsey Quarterly," and has been cited forinnovation and impact by experts ranging from Tom Peters to WarrenBennis. Smith holds a B.A. from Yale and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.He lives in LaGrangeville, New York

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