Jack Welch: What Makes Great Firms Great

To many expert observers, Jack Welch (who served as CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001) was the “Manager of the Century,”  as he was called by Fortune. According to 60 Minutes, the value of GE stock rose by 4,000!!!! percent during Welch’s tenure as CEO. Since his retirement from GE, Welch has not […]

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GE Goes Bigger with Big Data. Including Videos!

MIT Sloan Management Review recently featured an article on “GE’s Big Bet on Data and Analytics,” written by Laura Winig. [Please note, access to this article may require a free login.]: “GE has bet big on the Industrial Internet — the convergence of industrial machines, data, and the Internet. The company is putting sensors on […]

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GE’s Push into the Crowd for Innovation

General Electric is one of the most admired and most innovative companies in the world. It is always looking to push the envelope, as expressed in its company slogan of “imagination at work.” Now, it’s come up with a new approach to creativity, as reported by Joshua Brustein for the New York Times: “On April […]

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