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"I can't imagine a CEO who wouldn't benefit from reading this book."<BR>--Philip Kotler<BR>Northwestern University<P>The Words, the Ideas, and the Initiatives of History's Most Acclaimed CEO<P>During the last two decades of the twentieth century, Jack Welch transformed GE from an aging industrial bureaucracy into a diversified global juggernaut. In the process, he added more to the language of modern leadership than any other CEO of his era.<P>"The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership "organizes more than 250 of Welch's most popular concepts and tools into an accessible--and ultimately indispensable--look into the mind and methods of Jack Welch. Never before have all the ideas and strategies of the world's most effective CEO been assembled in one comprehensive volume. In "The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership" you will learn more about: Boundarylessness --Guidelines show how you can use Welch's signature concept to create an organization free of turf battles, walls, and other trust-busters and confidence-killers GE's Social Architecture --Learn how Welch "self-actualized" GE, valuing intellect over hierarchy as he encouraged employees to share ideas and information Six Sigma--Discover how Welch used his most sweeping GE initiative to launch a quality revolution that still reverberates around the globe <P>Jack Welch lived by the belief that one good idea--no matter who has it--can change an enterprise forever. Let "The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership "take you inside Welch's most potent ideas and actions and give you the knowledge to understand and apply them in your own organization.<P>"I can't imagine a CEO who wouldn't benefit from reading this book which highlights the key ideas andactions of one of this century's most remarkable business leaders, Jack Welch."<P>--Philip Kotler<P>S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing<P>Kellogg Graduate School of Management<P>Northwestern University<P>Jack Welch is the most admired, copied,

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"I can't imagine a CEO who wouldn't benefit from reading this book which highlights the key ideas and actions of one of this century's most remarkable business leaders, Jack Welch." Philip Kotler, S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

Review:

"Having studied Jack Welch for nearly two decades and authored four books on him, business journalist Krames argues that Welch should win the prize (if such a prize were offered) for the corporate leader of the century....the book provides the most concise and complete rendering of Jack Welch's business initiatives. Recommended for general audiences and business collections." Steven Silkunas, Library Journal

About the Author

Jeffrey A. Krames is publisher and editor-in-chief of McGraw-Hill's trade division. The editor of four previous books on Jack Welch, including the national bestseller Jack Welch and the GE Way, Krames has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and other publications. He has appeared on CNN and PBS and been quoted in Time, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, and other periodicals.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071381406
Author:
Krames, Jeffrey A.
Author:
Welch, Jack
Author:
Krames Jeffrey
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
New York
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Industrial Management
Subject:
Entrepreneurship
Subject:
Competition
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - Strategies
Subject:
Business Writing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-210)
Series Volume:
11B
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.44x5.72x.95 in. .94 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages McGraw-Hill Companies - English 9780071381406 Reviews:
"Review" by , "I can't imagine a CEO who wouldn't benefit from reading this book which highlights the key ideas and actions of one of this century's most remarkable business leaders, Jack Welch." Philip Kotler, S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
"Review" by , "Having studied Jack Welch for nearly two decades and authored four books on him, business journalist Krames argues that Welch should win the prize (if such a prize were offered) for the corporate leader of the century....the book provides the most concise and complete rendering of Jack Welch's business initiatives. Recommended for general audiences and business collections."
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