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Welch an American Icon

Janet Lowe

A rare perspective on the personal philosophy, business savvy, and future of the chairman of the most admired company in the world Jack Welch, chairman of General Electric, is due to retire this spring. Welch has transported GE into the new economy with his management style, his forward-thinking approach to new technology, and by encouraging creativity among his employees. This book provides a look at what the innovative powerhouse executive has brought to American business and what will ultimately be his legacy. Thorough, authoritative, and absorbing, Welch: An American Icon includes interviews with CEOs at other leading companies who have worked under Welch and been trained by him, as well as interviews with other GE executives. Janet Lowe (Del Mar, CA) is an investment writer and author who has written sixteen business and biographical works, including the recent Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire-Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger (0-471-24473-2). Ms. Lowe is past editor of the San Diego Daily Transcript and Financial Editor of the San Diego Tribune. More than 200 of her business articles have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

A rare perspective on the personal philosophy, business savvy, and future of the chairman of the most admired company in the world Jack Welch, chairman of General Electric, is due to retire this spring. Welch has transported GE into the new economy with his management style, his forward-thinking approach to new technology, and by encouraging creativity among his employees. This book provides a look at what the innovative powerhouse executive has brought to American business and what will ultimately be his legacy. Thorough, authoritative, and absorbing, Welch: An American Icon includes interviews with CEOs at other leading companies who have worked under Welch and been trained by him, as well as interviews with other GE executives. Janet Lowe (Del Mar, CA) is an investment writer and author who has written sixteen business and biographical works, including the recent Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire-Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger (0-471-24473-2). Ms. Lowe is past editor of the San Diego Daily Transcript and Financial Editor of the San Diego Tribune. More than 200 of her business articles have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
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A rare perspective on the personal philosophy, business savvy, and future of the chairman of the most admired company in the world Jack Welch, chairman of General Electric, is due to retire this spring. Welch has transported GE into the new economy with his management style, his forward-thinking approach to new technology, and by encouraging creativity among his employees. This book provides a look at what the innovative powerhouse executive has brought to American business and what will ultimately be his legacy. Thorough, authoritative, and absorbing, Welch: An American Icon includes interviews with CEOs at other leading companies who have worked under Welch and been trained by him, as well as interviews with other GE executives. Janet Lowe (Del Mar, CA) is an investment writer and author who has written sixteen business and biographical works, including the recent Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire-Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger (0-471-24473-2). Ms. Lowe is past editor of the San Diego Daily Transcript and Financial Editor of the San Diego Tribune. More than 200 of her business articles have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jeff Riggenbach

Length:

2h 58m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

10:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

11:29


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:10


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:01


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:40