Steve Jobs | Steve Jobs | Apple Inc.

A study of The Leadership style of Steve Jobs

A presentation by:ROHIT KUMAR SINGH 2010 MBA-24

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BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHY
o Born on February 24, 1955 and adopted by Paul & Clara Jobs. o Worked with HP for summer internship after High School. o Dropped out of college after the very first semester. o o o o o o o o 1976: 1984: 1985: 1986: 1986: 1997: 2001: 2007: Started apple computers with Steve Wozniak in 1976. Introduced Revolutionary Macintosh the market. was forced to resign by the board of directors of Apple computers. Founded Next Computers Co-founded Pixar Animation Studio. Next computers was sold to Apple & Jobs became the CEO. launched revolutionary ipod Introduced 3G iphone, first of its kind in the market.
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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT STEVE JOBS BORN TO AN ARAB FATHER THEN ADOPTED COLLEGE DROP OUT MILLIONAIRE AT 25 KICKED OUT OF THE COMPANY HE FOUNDED JOBS NEXT ANIMATION BUDDISHT AND VEGETARIAN .

INTERESTING FACTS………. CONCENTRATED ON NEXT GENERATION I WORLD . READ REPORTS OF HIS OWN DEATH TOOK HOME $ 1 SALARY DIAGNOSED WITH PANCREATIC CANCER SHUNS COMPUTER..

COMPONENTS OF JOB’S LEADERSHIP • FOCUS • PASSION • INNOVATION • INVOLVEMENT • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 5 .

Steve jobs “You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. they'll want something new” – Steve Jobs 6 .Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower . By the time you get it built.

.AUTOCRATIC STYLE JOBS ADMIT THAT THERE ARE INCRIDIBLE AMOUNT OF 100 TOP MANAGEMENT PEOPLE WHO REPORTED HIM DAILY RUDE BEHAVIOR IN MEETINGS AND EXTREMELY IMPATIENT. LACK OF HUMAN QUALITIES JOBS ALWAYS GIVE EXTRA BENEFIT TO PEOPLE WORKING IN HIS TEAM. ALSO THE PEOPLE WORKING UNDER HIM WERE NOTHING BUT A FOLLOWER.

ENTREPRENEURIAL RISK TAKER QUICK DECISION MAKER NEVER SATISFYING NATURE .

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER TRANSFORMED SEVERAL COMPANIES AND BRING MAJOR SUCCESFUL CHANGES TRANSFORMED APPLE FROM COMPUTER MANUFACTURING TO i.WORLD PROVIDER BEHAVIOR TRANSFORMATION .

WHAT STEVE JOBS DID AT APPLE THAT MADE HIM A EFFECTIVE LEADER PRODUCT DESIGN TOP NEGOTIATOR APPLE’S PUBLIC IMAGE BEST SPOKESPERSON RECRUITMENT .

CULTURE HE HAS IMPOSED UPON APPLE ORGANISATION STRIVE FOR PERFECTION SECRECY .

MANAGEMENT STYLE FIRST INNINGS WITH APPLE • RUDE AND AUTOCRATIC • ARGUMENTIVE • CARING (91% OF EMPLOYEES TOLD THAT STEVE IS CARING IN A SURVEY) SECOND INNING WITH APPLE • POLOTE AND CALM • DEMOCRATIC • TEAM ORIENTED .STEVE JOBS.

GOES BEYOND TECHNOLOGY THE STEVE JOBS VISION THE MAC COMMUNITY THE RISK TAKER LESSONS FROM STEVE .STEVE JOBS IMPACT.

MAJOR DECISIONS WHEN APPLE WAS NOT DOING WELL • In 1997 when apple was facing major competition. • He narrowed down the company’s focus to the four point only -Consumer. product. desktop. he merged NEXT with APPLE. portability • Designed software's for apple Laptops exclusively • Introduced i-world • Eliminates the key pad from I phone .

His Impact • • • • • • • • MacIntosh Computer (Mac) iPod iTunes iPhone iPad The Apple Stores The App store All tools to make our lives easier and more streamlined .

Lessons from Steve jobs leadership • • • • • • • Don’t be slave to focus group Simplicity Bend reality Put for perfection Tolerate only A players Engage face to face Combine the humanities with science .

Leapfrog Put products before profits .• • • • • • Knows both the small & big picture Stay hungry. stay foolish Focus Take responsibility. end to end When Behind.

there are no cashiers in an Apple store. even geniuses.” Enrich lives instead and watch your sales soar. more emotional connections with their customers. Apple Stores would attract shoppers not by moving boxes. Apple created an innovative retail experience by studying a company known for its customer experience—The Four Seasons. but no cashiers.” The lesson—don’t move “product. consultants.Jobs has made the Apple Store the gold standard in customer service by introducing simple innovations any business can adopt to create deeper. but by “enriching lives. There are experts. . For example.

” Imagine how one young man with big dreams must have felt when he heard the following.” “There’s no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home. You haven’t gotten through college yet. Get out of here.“We don’t need you.” “Get your feet off my desk. these statements were all directed at one time or another to Steve Jobs. Of course. . You stink and we’re not going to buy your product.

” – Apple Marketing Manager .Apple Project Manager (Austin.” “Long term — it’s not clear what will happen when Steve Jobs leaves. It’s possible the “magic” will go when he does.” .000 Apple employee reviews and ratings on Glassdoor…they’ll be sad to see him go . “Apple employees give Jobs a 97% approval rating (one of the highest rated CEOs) and thanks to his leadership give the company a 3. The products speak for themselves and it is great to be able to use them. It seems unlikely he will continue to lead Apple for another two decades.7 (satisfied) rating (ratings based on a 5-point scale).” – Apple Employee “ I am proud to say that I work for apple and steve jobs. TX) “Everything depends on the next hit product and of Steve Jobs staying ahead of the competition.What apple employee thinks about Steve jobs “According to nearly 1.” a spokesperson for Glasdore tells WebProNews.

Summary Steve Jobs Contribution To our Society! World Wide Web (www) iPod PiXAR Studios .

390.000 Sales of Apple products in millions 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 1st 2nd 3rd 4th total Qtr Qtr Qtr Qtr iPod iPhone iPad .32.720.2011 Fiscal Year Sales ( in the leadership of Steve jobs) • iPod.000 • iPad.270.72.42.000 • iPhone.

with messages of sadness and appreciation. in front of Apple stores from San Francisco to New York to China. in front of the Jobses’ home in Palo Alto. . people came to pay their respects. whole and bitten. They left apples.FAME AMONG COMMON PEOPLE Th ough Steve Jobs had battled cancer for years. there was an outpouring of grief from around the world that was unprecedented for a business executive. somehow his death felt unexpected. Within hours after the news came out. In front of Apple’s headquarters at One Infinite Loop in Cupertino. They brought their iPhones and their iPads. They left flowers and candles and hundreds of personal thank.you notes stuck onto the store windows.

he improved relations. and Jobs announced that they would find a new partner in 2004.Steve’s Accomplishments • Steve is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Lowest Paid Chief Executive Officer”. This made Steve Jobs the largest single shareholder of the Walt Disney Company. when Eisner was replaced by Bob Iger in 2005. and “The Incredibles”. Relations with Disney were getting tough.4 billion. with a salary of just $1. with 7% of the stock • • • . though. which Jobs bought in 1986. has been responsible for films such as “Toy Story”. “Finding Nemo”. gifts like a $46 million jet and just under 30 million shares of restricted stock make him very well off to say the least Pixar. However. and Disney bought Pixar for $7. But.

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