An American Icon

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A rare perspective on the personal philosophy, business savvy, andfuture of the chairman of the most admired company in theworld
Jack Welch, chairman of General Electric, is due to retire thisspring. Welch has transported GE into the new economy with hismanagement style, his forward-thinking approach to new technology,and by encouraging creativity among his employees. This bookprovides a look at what the innovative powerhouse executive hasbrought to American business and what will ultimately be hislegacy. Thorough, authoritative, and absorbing, Welch: An AmericanIcon includes interviews with CEOs at other leading companies whohave worked under Welch and been trained by him, as well asinterviews with other GE executives.
Janet Lowe (Del Mar, CA) is an investment writer and author who haswritten sixteen business and biographical works, including therecent Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire-HathawayBillionaire Charlie Munger (0-471-24473-2). Ms. Lowe is past editorof the San Diego Daily Transcript and Financial Editor of the SanDiego Tribune. More than 200 of her business articles have appearedin such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor,Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2001
ISBN: 9780471195276
Branch Call Number: 921 Welch
Description: 304 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)


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