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Jack : straight from the gut / Jack Welch ; with John A. Byrne.

By: Welch, Jack, 1935-.
Contributor(s): Byrne, John A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Warner Books, c2001Description: xvi, 479 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0446528382; 9780446528382; 0446678783; 9780446678780.Subject(s): Welch, Jack, 1935- | Chief executive officers -- United States -- Biography | General Electric Company -- Management | Electric industries -- United States -- Management | Industrial management -- United States | Executive management Leadership United States BiographiesDDC classification: 338.7/62138/092 | B LOC classification: HD9697.A3 | U584 2001
Contents:
Building self-confidence -- Getting out of the pile -- Blowing the roof off -- Flying below the radar -- Getting closer to the big leagues -- Swimming in a bigger pond -- Dealing with reality and "superficial congeniality" -- The vision thing -- The neutron years -- The RCA deal -- The people factory -- Remaking Crotonville to remake GE -- Boundaryless : taking ideas to the bottom line -- Deep dives -- Too full of myself -- GE Capital : the growth engine -- Mixing NBC with light bulbs -- When to fight, when to fold -- Globalization -- Growing services -- Six sigma and beyond -- E-business -- "Go home, Mr. Welch" -- What this CEO thing is all about -- A short reflection on golf --
Summary: The CEO of General Electric looks back on his distinguished career with the corporation and shares his personal philosophy of business and innovative managerial style.
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Includes index.

1. Building self-confidence -- 2. Getting out of the pile -- 3. Blowing the roof off -- 4. Flying below the radar -- 5. Getting closer to the big leagues -- 6. Swimming in a bigger pond -- 7. Dealing with reality and "superficial congeniality" -- 8. The vision thing -- 9. The neutron years -- 10. The RCA deal -- 11. The people factory -- 12. Remaking Crotonville to remake GE -- 13. Boundaryless : taking ideas to the bottom line -- 14. Deep dives -- 15. Too full of myself -- 16. GE Capital : the growth engine -- 17. Mixing NBC with light bulbs -- 18. When to fight, when to fold -- 19. Globalization -- 20. Growing services -- 21. Six sigma and beyond -- 22. E-business -- 23. "Go home, Mr. Welch" -- 24. What this CEO thing is all about -- 25. A short reflection on golf -- 26. "New guy."

The CEO of General Electric looks back on his distinguished career with the corporation and shares his personal philosophy of business and innovative managerial style.

Contains index.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Jack Welch has been with the General Electric Company since 1960. From 1981 to 2001, he was its Chairman and CEO. He retired in the fall of 2001 <br> John A. Byrne is a senior writer at Business Week magazine

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