At nineteen, Michael Dell started his company as a freshman at the University of Texas with $1,000 and has since built an industry powerhouse. As Dell journeys through his childhood adventures, ups and downs, and mistakes made along the way, he reflects on invaluable lessons learned. Michael Dell's revolutionary insight has allowed him to persevere against all odds, and Direct from Dell contains valuable information for any business leader. His strategies will show you effective ways to grow your business and will help you save time on costly mistakes by following his direct model for success.
A companion to John Rudlin's best-selling Commedia dell'Arte: A Handbook for Actors, this book covers both the history and professional practice of commedia dell'arte companies from 1568 to the present day. Indispensable for both the beginner and the professional, it contains historical and contemporary company case histories, details on company organisation, and tips on practical stagecraft. Essential for students and practitioners, this book enables the reader to understand how successful commedia dell'arte companies function, and how we can learn from past and current practice to create a lively and dynamic form of theatre. Includes tips on: * writing a scenario * mask-making * building a stage * designing a backdrop * costume * music. _
In 1931, Emily Thornhill, one of the few women in the Chicago press, covers the murders of Asta Eicher and her three children and, obsessed with finding out what happened to this beautiful family, allies herself with the man funding the investigation who is wracked with guilt for not saving Asta himself.
Performance and Literature in the Commedia Dell'Arte
This book explores the commedia dell'arte: the Italian professional theatre in Shakespeare's time. The actors of this theatre usually did not perform from scripted drama but instead improvised their performances from a shared plot and thorough knowledge of individual character roles. Robert Henke closely analyzes hitherto unexamined commedia dell'arte texts in order to demonstrate how the spoken word and written literature were fruitfully combined in performance. Henke examines a number of primary sources including performance accounts, actors' contracts, and letters, among other documents.
Dell is the most successful computer comapny in the world leading the way in growth and profitability. Founded in 1984 by Michael Dell, the company dominates the direct selling of business and personal computers. Dell builds computers to order, at prices retailers can rarely match. In Business the Dell Way, Rebecca Saunders examines this remarkable success story and draws out the universal lesson any business can learn. Dell began with a brilliant business model – creating mass–customized computers and selling them direct to consumers. But this was not enough. The model has been supported by management excellence, the relentless pursuit of improvement and a constant flow of ideas and input from customers. In recent years Dell has maintained its market–leading position by positioning itself at the heart of the internet revolution. Business the Dell Way reveals how any manager, entrepreneur or investor can learn from the Dell story. It is at once an inspiring story of success and an invaluable source of lessons for the next generation of winners.
Key Factors of Successful E-commerce - what HP Can Learn from Dell
Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject Business economics - Marketing, Corporate Communication, CRM, Market Research, Social Media, grade: 58, Northumbria University, 22 entries in the bibliography, language: English, comment: The task was to create a report prepared for the Chief Executive Officer of HP to demonstrate the opportunities his company could realize by changing its traditional distribution system and starting to make use of e-commerce as a main distribution channel and to efficiently manage the supply chain through the internet.It provides an analysis of the key elements, which characterise successful e-commerce initiatives. Further, it critically appraises the e-busine...