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Jack Welch (1935–2020)

Autor/a de Jack: Straight from the Gut

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He joined GE in 1960. In 1981, he became the eighth chairman & CEO. He lives in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Publisher Provided) John Francis "Jack" Welch, Jr. was born on November 19, 1935 in Massachusetts. He is a retired American business executive, author and chemical engineer. He was chairman and mostra'n més CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. During his tenure at GE, the company's value rose 4,000%. In 2006, Welch's net worth was estimated at $720 million. When he retired from GE he took a severance payment of $417 million, the largest such payment in history. Welch was accepted to University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he studied chemical engineering. Welch graduated in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, turning down multiple corporate offers in order to attend graduate school at the University of Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1960 with a Master's degree and a PhD in chemical engineering. Welch joined General Electric in 1960. He worked as a junior chemical engineer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. By 1968, Welch became the vice president and head of GE's plastics division. Not soon after, in 1971, Welch also became the vice president of GE's metallurgical and chemical divisions. By 1973, Welch was named the head of strategic planning for GE. In 1981, Welch became GE's youngest chairman and CEO. Welch has authored several books throughout his career. In 2015 his title TheReal-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career which he wrote wit his wife, made the New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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(eng) 3) Jack Welch (1941-1996) - Decision in Paris

Crèdit de la imatge: Photographed at BookPeople in Austin, Texas by Frank R. Arnold

Obres de Jack Welch

Jack: Straight from the Gut (2001) 1,571 exemplars
Winning (2005) 1,561 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Welch, Jack
Nom oficial
Welch, John Francis
Data de naixement
1935-11-19
Data de defunció
2020-03-01
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Peabody, Massachusetts, USA
Lloc de defunció
New York, New York, USA
Causa de la mort
kidney failure
Llocs de residència
Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Educació
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (BS|1957)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (MS|Ph.D|1960)
Professions
capitalist
business executive
chemical engineer
Organitzacions
General Electric
Premis i honors
Fortune Manager of the Century (1999)
Nota de desambiguació
3) Jack Welch (1941-1996) - Decision in Paris

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exito en los negocios, planeacion estratégica, negociación
 
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bibliotecama | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Jun 13, 2022 |
3.5 out of 5.

Simple, nice, and informative management book. Nice tips on leadership.
 
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nonames | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Jan 14, 2022 |
I found it interesting that while he was growing up he was already used to leadership, he was quarterback in Jr. High, and several other leadership positions.
 
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bread2u | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Jul 1, 2020 |

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Membres
3,422
Popularitat
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Ressenyes
44
ISBN
127
Llengües
16
Preferit
4

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