Winning

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HarperCollins, Feb 6, 2007 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
Jack Welch knows how to win. During his forty-year career at General Electric, he led the company to year-after-year success around the globe, in multiple markets and against brutal competition. His honest, be-the-best style of management became the gold standard in business, with his relentless focus on people, teamwork, and profits. Since Jack retired in 2001 as chairman and CEO, he has traveled the world, speaking to more than 250,000 people and answering their wide-ranging questions. Inspired by their hunger for straight forward guidance, Jack?s philosophicl [sic] and pragmatic book is destined to become the bible of business for generations to come, clearly and succinctly laying out the answers to the most difficult questions people face both on and off the job. Aimed at people at every level, in companies large and small, Jack's optimistic, no excuses, get-it-done mindset is riveting. Packed with personal anecdotes and written in Jack's distinctive no-nonsense voice, Winning offers deep insights, original thinking, and nuts-and-bolts advice that will change the way people think about work."--Back cover.

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User Review  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

Business advise. When he talked about being open with employees about the company situation, I thought of my experience where 2/3 of our work was moved out of state and management told us there would be no cuts - didn't believe it and turned out not to be true. Read full review

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User Review  - watson_1 - LibraryThing

I'm a big fan of Jack Welch's leadership and writings. I'm not sure most people have the charisma to actually pull off what he did. But, this book is full of good advice that you should reference as you move through your career. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Jack Welch is the Executive Chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute, an online MBA school with more than 1,000 students. Prior to this, for 20 years, he was Chairman and CEO of General Electric Company, which was named the world's most valuable corporation and was consistently voted the most admired company in the world by Fortune magazine. Welch is active in private equity and consulting, working with dozens of businesses in a wide variety of industries. Along with speaking to upwards of a million people around the world, CNBC named Jack Welch one of the Top 10 "Rebels, Icons and Leaders" of the past 25 years.

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