Jack : Straight from the Gut

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The most widely respected CEO in America looks back on his brilliant career at General Electric and reveals his personal business philosophy and unique managerial style.
Nearly 20 years ago, former General Electric CEO Reg Jones walked into Jack Welch's office and wrapped him in a bear hug. Congratulations, Mr. Chairman, said Reg. It was a defining moment for American business. So begins the story of a self-made man and a self-described rebel who thrived in one of the most volatile and economically robust eras in U.S. history, while managing to maintain a unique leadership style. In what is the most anticipated book on business management for our time, Jack Welch surveys the landscape of his career running one of the world's largest and most successful corporations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 157 x 225 x 34mm | 558g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0446690686
  • 9780446690683
  • 187,025

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They called him Neutron Jack. They called him the world's toughest boss. And then Fortune called...
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"Jack illustrates the single-minded, awesome determination of jack Welch."
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About Jack Welch

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