A substantive difference

Bradner, Scott
November 1997
Network World;11/03/97, Vol. 14 Issue 44, p48
Trade Publication
Comments on the changes within the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) in recent years. Significance of the business attire sported by IBM employees and officials; Overall change in the corporate culture of IBM; Difference of the new IBM from the old IBM; IBM's publication `Beyond Computing,' as an example of how the company has changed.


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