Young Steven Jobs Born on February 24th, 1955 in San Francisco, California Biological parents: Joanne Simpson and possibly Abdulfattah Jandali, Adoptive parents: Paul and Clara Jobs, Put up for adoption a week after birth Adoption was finalized under the condition that Steven would attend college
Family Siblings: adoptive sister: Patti Jobs (born 1958),biological sister: Mona Simpson (born 1957) Spouse: Laurene Powell (born 1964), married in 1991 Children: Lisa Brennan-Jobs (born 1978), with unmarried girlfriend Chris-Ann Brennan. Reed (born 1991), Erin Siena (born 1995) and Eve (born 1998) with wife Laurene.
Education Jobs went to Reed College in Portland Oregon He studied Poetry, Literature, an d Physics After one semester, Jobs dropped out of college.
Apple Inc.8Born on April 1st, 1976 Formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is a multinational corporation that creates consumer electronics, computer software, and commercial servers. Apples core product lines are the iPad , iPhone, iPod music player, and Macintosh computer line-up.
The Beginnings of Apple9 In early life spend time in India in 1974, Jobs returned to America He visited with Woz the homebrew computer club, but was not content with just the creation of electronics. Jobs convinced Woz to help him create a personal computer, the Apple I Jobs, with marketing help from a friend, had the vision of creating a computer company
Apple Jobs and Woz sold the Apple I in 1976 for $666, making over $776,000 from sales In 1977, the two released the Apple II, a single board computer with onboard ROM and a color video interface.
The Macintosh In 1984, Apple released the Macintosh, the first personal computer with a graphical user interface.Some of his employees from that time described him as anerratic and temperamental manager.May 24, 1985, Apples board of directors called a board meetingand removed Jobs from his managerial duties as head of theMacintosh division
NeXT Jobs resigned from Apple five months later and Jobs founded NeXT Computer in 1985, with $7 million. A year later, Jobs was running out of money, and with no product on the horizon. In 1996, Apple announced that it would buy NeXT for $427 million.
The Second Coming of Jobs In 1996, Apple bought NeXT, and with it came Steve Jobs. In 2000, Jobs became the full CEO of Apple, after the success of the iMac, the first computer mainly marketed for its looks.
Return to Profitability andInnovation Jobs continues to innovate the computer industry, spearheading projects like the iPod, iTunes and its Music Store, and high end computer Under Jobs’ watch, Apple has entered a new phase of growth and profitability, fueled by his imagination and quest for perfection
16 Steve Jobs has brought Apple back from the verge of oblivion, racking up profits and restoring Apples image with the innovative iMac and iBook. Apple stock has increased more than 8 times since Jobs returned. And he left behind a company in the best financial shape of its 35-year history.
Resignation17 In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained with the company as chairman of the companys board.
Honors and public recognition18 Jobs was awarded the National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan in 1985. On November 27, 2007, Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune magazine On December 21, 2011, Graphisoft company in presented the worlds first bronze statue of Steve Jobs, calling him one of the greatest personalities of the modern age. In January 2012, when young adults (ages 16 – 25) were asked to identify the greatest innovator of all time, Steve Jobs placed second behind Thomas Edison
Apples Steve Jobs dead at 56Jobs passed away October 5, 2011 after a longbattle with pancreatic cancer.
Components of Jobs21 leadership While Apple had six CEOs through the period of 1977-1985, it has become evident that it lacked both marketing and technological zeal and the CEO which the company needed had to combine the knowledge and vision of the future technology and marketing. Jobs was able to restructure the company and return it to the normal performance through the development of new products and making them popular among consumers.
Components of Jobs leadership visionary Integrity Passion sense of responsibility Risk taker Humility Innovation create opportunities for Involvement others Effective Recruiting talent Communication Trust in success
Sources of power Legitimate power: Gaining compliance based23 on the power associated with holding a superior position. Expert power: Gaining compliance based on the ability to dispense valued information. Referent power: Gaining compliance based on charisma or personal identification. Reward power: Having the ability to grant rewards. Coercive power: Gaining compliance through threats or punishment.
24 Legitimate Sources of power Expertis power e power Reward Coercive power power Steve jobs
THE LEADERSHIP STYLE OF STEVE JOBS26 like a transformational leader, he focuses on " transforming " others to help each other to be encouraging and harmonious, and to look out for the organizations a whole.(Northouse, G.N., 2010) In his leadership he enhances the motivation performance of his followers group , some people also categorize him as a charismatic leader .As a CHARISMATIC LEADER providing computers as a tool to change the world,(Forbes 2011) From the time he was a kid Steve thought that his products could change the world. (Anonymous,
• The leadership Grid • The leadership Grid on STEVE JOBS 9 (1,9) (9,9) 8 Country club Management Team ManagementConcern for people 7 6 5 (5,5) 4 Middle of the road Management 3 2 Impoverished Management Authority Compliance 1 (1,1) 1976 (1,9) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Concern for production
30 • In an age where leadership transparency is encouraged that stage he installed video cameras to monitoring its engineers. • His autocratic and egotistical style led to his early power struggle with Apple’s board of directors and he left in 1984
Conclusion31 Last of all,JOBS charisma, self-confidence and passion for work overshadow all his negative characteristics thus making him one of most successful CEO’s of the decade. + =
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