Jack Welch & The G.E. Way: Management Insights and Leadership Secrets of the Legendary CEO

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1999 - Business & Economics - 328 pages
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Behind the scenes with the legendary CEO

Jack Welch’s innovative leadership strategies revived a lagging GE, transforming it into a powerhouse with a staggering $300 billion-plus market capitalization. In writing Jack Welch and the GE Way, author Robert Slater was given unprecedented access to Welch and other prominent GE insiders. What emerged is a brilliant portrait that tells you what makes Jack Welch tick. Learn how to work the Welch magic on your own company as you find out how he dismantled the boundaries between management layers, between engineers and marketers, between GE and its customers to streamline the process of getting products and services to market.

Get details on Welch’s far-reaching Six Sigma quality initiative, and discover how its principles and standards can save billions of dollars...how and why he has made GE a truly global company (and why you must think global as well)...and all the other Welch "midas touch" strategies you can put to work in your organization, at every level!

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Since Jack Welch assumed the position of CEO at General Electric in 1981, the company has soared to the top of the Fortune 500, with a market capitalization in excess of $250 billion. As Welch now ... Read full review

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I was expecting more philosophy

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Embrace Change Dont Fear It
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Stop Managing Start Leading
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Cultivate Managers Who Share Your Vision
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About the author (1999)

Robert Slater has over 25 years of experience with Time, Newsweek, and UPI. He has written a number of bestselling business books, including Ovitz: The Inside Story of Hollywood’s Most Controversial Powerbroker, Get Better or Get Beaten: 31 Leadership Secrets from GE’s Jack Welch, The New GE: How Jack Welch Revived an American Institution, and Soros: The Life, Times & Trading Secrets of the World’s Greatest Investor.

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