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Jack Welch knows how to win. During his forty-year career at General Electric, he led the company to year-after-year success around the globe, in multiple markets, against brutal competition. His honest, be-the-best style of management became the gold standard in business, with his relentless focus on people, teamwork, and profits.
Welch has written a philosophical and pragmatic book that is destined to become the bible of business for generations to come. It clearly lays out the answers to the most difficult and important questions people face both on and off the job. Welch's optimistic, no excuses, get-it-done mind-set is riveting. Packed with personal anecdotes and written in Jack's distinctive no b.s. voice, Winning is a great read and a great business book.
Winning is destined to become the bible of business for generations to come. It clearly and succinctly lays out the answers to
the most difficult, important questions people face both on and off the job. Welch's objective is to speak to people at every level of the
organization, in companies large and small. His audience is everyone
from line workers to college students and MBAs, from project managers
to senior executives. He describes his core business principles and
devotes most of Winning to the real "stuff" of work. Welch's
optimistic, no excuses, get-it-done mind set is riveting. His goal is
to help anyone and everyone who has a passion for success.
About the Author
Jack Welch began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960, and in 1981 became the company's eighth Chairman and CEO. During his tenure, GE's market capitalization increased by $400 billion, making it the world's most valuable corporation. In 1999, Fortune named him the "manager of the century," and the Financial Times
recently named him one of the three most admired business leaders in the world today. Upon retiring from GE in 2001, Mr. Welch published his internationally best-selling autobiography Jack: Straight from the Gut
. He now teaches at MIT's Sloan School of Management and speaks to business leaders and students around the world.
Suzy Welch, a noted business journalist, is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review and the author of numerous articles on leadership, change, creativity, and organizational behavior. She is currently a contributing editor of O magazine, where she writes about workplace and career issues, and Executive-in-Residence at Babson College's Center for Women's Leadership. Together, Suzy and Jack Welch write "The Welch Way" for BusinessWeek magazine, and their column, through The New York Times Syndicate, appears in more than thirty major newspapers around the world.
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