Applied Materials is one of Silicon Valley’s great success stories and it helped propel the digital revolution. Jim Morgan was its CEO for nearly 30 years. When he retired Applied Materials employed over 15,000 people in 18 countries.
Applied Wisdom is both an autobiography and a book of pragmatic business advice. Jim Morgan’s management techniques are not reserved for high tech. He shows how the same approaches, tools, and values work at any scale, from startups to middle management in a global corporation — and even to non-profits. Rich in stories and practical examples, it’s a must-read for those seeking a timeless and proven management manual.