Add to MyYahoo RSS

Jack Welch News

News about Jack Welch continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Fundamental Mistakes Made by Well Known Managers

Very recently on the professional networking site LinkedIn, one of the most well-known GE ex-CEOs Jack Welch offered an article that was fundamentally flawed and in the process uncovered a hidden secret of corporate America: even well-known and "successful" managers lack understanding of business fundamentals.


Related Topix: iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPod touch App, iPhone App, Social Software

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Just how much should investors worry about chief executives?

Apparently the prognosis is good, and the condition is curable. But almost as soon as the news came out, pundits queued up to talk about about what this means for the global investment bank.


Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Connecticut Post

When Jeff Immelt was chosen to replace Jack Welch as CEO of General Electric 13 years ago, some criticized the move, thinking he did not have the leadership skills or could not match Welch's dynamism.


Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Fairfield, CT, New Canaan, CT, Fairfield County, CT

Sat Jun 28, 2014

News Times

After Alstom, Immelt leading GE into new territory

General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt chats with employees during a visit at the gas turbines production unit of the GE plant in Belfort, June 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Alstom, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, New Canaan, CT

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Economist

General Electric: A hard act to follow

It has taken GE's boss, Jeffrey Immelt, 13 years to escape the legacy of his predecessor, Jack Welch, and to steer the industrial colossus in a new direction THINGS at last seem to be going Jeffrey Immelt's way.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, General Electric, Heavy


Raj Sheth posted a blog post

"HR should be every company's 'killer app.' What could possibly be more important than who gets hireda " -Jack Welch, ex-CEO of GE Finding good candidat es isn't hard.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization, Social Software

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Re: Mayer & Telecommuting

She was attacked for not taking the advertisers seriously and not seeing the gravity of the meeting.


Related Topix: Steve Jobs

HR Magazine

Yum! CEO David Novak leads by saying 'thank you'

You can't go it alone if you want to accomplish great things, David Novak said at the June 24 general session of the 2014 Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition.


Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Washington Post

GE's Immelt Clears French Hurdles Landing $17 Billion Alstom Win

Jeffrey Immelt clinched General Electric Co.' s biggest acquisition ever, the $17 billion purchase of Alstom SA's energy assets, after the resolution of the French government's last condition for the deal.


Related Topix: Alstom, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Honeywell International, Francois Hollande, Science / Technology

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Jpmorgan's Jimmy Lee: The Best Career Advice I Ever Got Came From Jack Welch

We've been asking Wall Street vets for the best piece of career advice they received and what they would tell young folks in finance today.


Sun Jun 15, 2014


Busting The Corporate Myth: Entrepreneurs Can Be Thought Leaders, Too

Thought leaders are revered for their ability to inspire creative, game changing thinking in others; think Jack Welch, Tony Robbins, and Seth Godin, all of them in a position that every corporate CEO - and senior executive for that matter - aspires to.


Related Topix: Blog News

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Crain's New York Business

Book publisher Hachette brings down the ax

Hachette Book Group, publisher of James Patterson and Malcolm Gladwell, has shut down its Business Plus imprint as part of a round of layoffs and restructuring that has also claimed several longtime top editors.


Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Great Men, great pay? Why CEO compensation is sky high.

Nancy F. Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School. She is also a director for Tempur Sealy International and Fashion to Figure.


Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, Cheniere Energy, Financial Services, Gabelli Asset Management, Investment Services, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison, Opinion

Seeking Alpha

IBM: Rough Ride To 2015 $20 EPS

Filling the shoes of a super-successful, long-time CEO can be beyond tough. Just ask Jeffrey Immelt at General Electric , who followed the the Jack Welch show ; Donald Thompson, still trying to step out from the shadow of his predecessor at McDonald's , miracle worker Jim Skinner ; and now poor Ginni Rometty at International Business Machines , ... (more)


Related Topix: IBM, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, IBM Global Services


6 Principles Of A Leadership Legacy

Leading isn't easy. In addition to the responsibility of making tough decisions everyday, there is another critical component that pervades a leader's thinking, something that he or she can't help but wonder from time to time, and that is: What will be my leadership legacy? A leader's legacy is a byproduct of the historical decisions one makes ... (more)


Related Topix: Business News