Just a place to remind IBMers about their heritage. To see all the topics covered click on the menu above. Below are just a few links to a variety of topics covering IBM's history.
Songs of The IBM
Song books from IBM's Past. Currently we have song books from 1931, 1937 and 1940. Many will write about these song books as evidence of IBM's culture of similarity. When I interviewed an old-timer he commented, "Yes, I sang from the song books. We joked about it. It didn't hurt us none." I guess IBMers over the centuries remain the same: nothing is sacred.
If you have song books from different years use the "Contact Us" below.
Peter E. Greulich is an author, publisher and public speaker.
He has written two books on IBM and three essays on Thomas J. Watson Sr.’s leadership during the Great Depression. His latest book, A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant: Rediscovering IBM’s Corporate Constitution is a sweeping historical look at IBM that puts a spotlight on its current human resource practices in light of IBM’s time-tested human-relationship achievements.
It is a different perspective from Louis V. Gerstner’s Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance. It is a view from beneath—the perspective of an IBM employee-owner. IBMers with stories to share can reach Pete at IBMers@mbiconcepts.com.