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“Management by Walking Around”
Bill and Dave practiced an innovative management style that included “Management by Walking Around” or MBWA, shown here being practiced in the company’s Loveland, Colorado, facility. MWBA assumed that ...
A Bonsai for the Boss
In 1977, Kyoko Sagimori of Hewlett-Packard’s Santa Clara division gave Hewlett-Packard a glass bonsai tree. A glassblower who pursued art in her spare time, Sagimori crafted the item on lunch breaks a ...
A Diversifying Workforce: HP’s Growth
Wartime production demands led Hewlett-Packard’s workforce to grow from 3 employees in 1940 to around 200 by 1945. The combination of a national labor shortage and the company’s nondiscriminatory hiri ...
A Future President: Ronald Reagan Visits HP
Ronald Reagan visited Hewlett-Packard during his 1966 gubernatorial campaign. He would win the election less than one month later.
A Walk in the Park: New HQ
A team of architects and engineers studied blueprints on the site of the new Hewlett-Packard Stanford Industrial Park (later renamed Stanford Research Park) at 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto. The comp ...
Barcelona Business: HP Production Facilities
By the 1980s, Hewlett-Packard’s production facilities had evolved drastically, but the company’s peripherals division in Barcelona demonstrated how the emphasis on open floor plans and individual spac ...
Building a Presence in Taiwan
Hewlett-Packard’s Taiwanese subsidiary was established in 1971. By the early 1980s, Hewlett-Packard Taiwan had grown large enough to warrant a bespoke office building, the Hewlett-Packard Taiwan build ...
Built in Böblingen: HP’s Manufacturing
Hewlett-Packard Company established its first manufacturing plant outside Palo Alto in this former knitting factory in Böblingen, Germany, in 1959.
Cementing a Foothold in China
Hewlett-Packard was a pioneer for Western companies in the People’s Republic of China. In 1979, following a trip from Dave Packard, Hewlett-Packard received a license to sell products in the country a ...
Charles De Gaulle’s Campaign: Visiting HP
Bill Hewlett (right) taught Charles de Gaulle (center, in the double breasted jacket) about Hewlett-Packard on a tour of the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto. At the time, de Gaulle was serving rou ...