Synopses & Reviews
"I can't imagine a CEO who wouldn't benefit from reading this book."
The Words, the Ideas, and the Initiatives of History's Most Acclaimed CEO
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.
"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
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.
"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."
S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing
Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Jack Welch is the most admired, copied,
"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
"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.