GE and Jack Welch
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"If leadership is an art, then surely Welch has proved himself a master painter."
- Business Week, May 28, 1998.
"The two greatest corporate leaders of this century are Alfred Sloan of General Motors and jack Welch of GE. And Welch would be the greater of the two because he set a new, contemporary paradigm for the corporation that is the model of the 21st Century."
- Noel Tichy, Professor of Management, University of Michigan, and a longtime GE observer.
Jack Welch was infact described as 'the most important and influential business leaders of the 20th Century' by some Wall Street analysts and academics alike.
1] Thomas A Edison established Edison Electric Light Company in 1878. General Electric was created in 1892, after the merger of Edison General Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Company. By 2000, GE became a diversified technology and manufacturing company with about 313,000 employees, with revenues of US$129.9 bn. Some of the business divisions of the company include Aircraft Engines, Appliances, Aviation Services, Commercial Equipment Financing, Commercial Finance, Employers Reinsurance Corporation, GE Equity, GE Financial Assurance, GE Consumer Finance, Industrial Systems, Lighting, Medical Systems, Mortgage Insurance Corp., Plastics, Power Systems, Real Estate etc..
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