Steve Jobs - Chapter 28: CEO Summary & Analysis

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After the iMac’s release, Jobs met Tim Cook, a rising star in the technology field. While working at Apple, Cook drastically reduced the amount of warehouses that Apple had to pay for by efficiently managing the company’s inventory. He also worked with some suppliers because Jobs was prone to outbursts when speaking to them.

On a trip to Japan, Jobs noticed that the Sony employees wore uniforms. Jobs liked this idea so he pitched it to the company. The employees did not go along with the idea. Instead, Jobs asked Sony’s uniform provider to create him a uniform, which was the origin of Jobs’ iconic black turtleneck. This period of time was great for Apple and Jobs accomplished this by only allowing the best people to work on his products (like he did with the Macintosh). The board eventually offered...

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