Jack: Straight from the Gut

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Grand Central Publishing, Oct 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 496 pages
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In an anticipated book on business management for our time, Jack Welch surveys the landscape of his career running General Electric, one of the world's largest and most successful corporations. Here he reveals his philosophy and management style.
 

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Contents

Authors Note
Prologue
SECTION IEARLY YEARS
SECTION IIBUILDING A PHILOSOPHY
SECTION IIIUPS AND DOWNS
SECTION IVGAME CHANGERS
22EBusiness
SECTION VLOOKING BACK LOOKING FORWARD
APPENDIX AGrowing Fast In a SlowGrowth Economy
APPENDIX B2001 Session C Agenda
APPENDIX C
APPENDIX D
APPENDIX E
APPENDIX FMy DilemmaAnd How I Resolved It
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About the author (2003)

He joined GE in 1960. In 1981, he became the eighth chairman & CEO. He lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.

John A. Byrne is the editor in chief of Fast Company. Formerly a senior writer for Business Week, he is the author of several other books, including Odyssey (coauthored with John Sculley), The Whiz Kids, and Informed Consent. Most recently, Byrne was Jack Welch's collaborator on Jack: Straight from the Gut.

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