Rebuilding the GE House Jack Blew Down

Rebuilding the GE House Jack Blew Down : 40 Years of Chutzpah and Sick Humor at GE

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A non-fiction work, it is part memoir and part business to show what it is like as a woman to have lived and worked through the eras of paternalism and materialism. The harvesting of GE and transformation to a financial business over a 20-year period involved selling, closing or moving most of the company's U.S. plants, many of them offshore and getting rid of over 180,000 U.S. middle class jobs. How could one greedy CEO accomplish all of this in the world's most diversified company. This account tell you how Jack did it. His successor Immelt is now in vesting and trying to rebuilding the company into the technological giant it once was starting with Edison. Hopefully it won't take 20 years to put it all back together again. It's a lot harder to grow a garden than harvest it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514304740
  • 9781514304747

About Mary Kuykendall

Mary Kuykendall is the author of "River Roots" which won the 2008 George Garrett Prize and was published by Texas Review Press and Sam Houston University. Mary was born on a farm along the South Branch of the Potomac River in West Virginia. She joined GE after graduating from West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and history. Her communication experience at GE includes five years at headquarters. Mary also hold a master's degree from the State University of New York in Albany. She has authored over l30 short stories, many of which have been published in magazines and small press anthologies.show more