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Against the odds : an autobiography / James Dyson

Auteur principal : Dyson, James, 1947-....Publication : London : Orion Business, 1997Description : 1 vol. (288 p.) : ill. (en noir et en coul.), portr. ; 24 cmISBN : 0-7528-0981-4 ; 978-0-7528-0981-6.Dewey: 338.04092Résumé : James Dyson is the inventor and designer of the "Dual Cyclone", the revolutionary vacuum cleaner that is today generating annual sales of £100 million in the UK and £300 million worldwide. In an industry where the term "latest technology" usually implies nothing more than re-styling, new color or perhaps a retractable cord, James Dyson's creation has taken the market by storm. This is the extraordinary story of a man whose unorthodox methods, unswerving optimism and self-belief brought him spectacular success, completely bucking the trend of failed inventors and designers. It is a story of personal and business triumph, and will be an inspiration for designers, inventors, entrepreneurs or anyone who wants to know what it takes to succeed against the odds. - Jacket flap.Bibliographie: Index.Sujet - Nom d'actualité : Design industriel -- Grande-Bretagne ;Aspirateurs ménagers
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James Dyson is the inventor and designer of the "Dual Cyclone", the revolutionary vacuum cleaner that is today generating annual sales of £100 million in the UK and £300 million worldwide. In an industry where the term "latest technology" usually implies nothing more than re-styling, new color or perhaps a retractable cord, James Dyson's creation has taken the market by storm. This is the extraordinary story of a man whose unorthodox methods, unswerving optimism and self-belief brought him spectacular success, completely bucking the trend of failed inventors and designers. It is a story of personal and business triumph, and will be an inspiration for designers, inventors, entrepreneurs or anyone who wants to know what it takes to succeed against the odds. - Jacket flap

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