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DetailsJack Welch was perhaps the greatest corporate leader of the 20th century. When he first became CEO of General Electric in 1981 the company was worth $12 billion. Twenty years later it is worth a total of $280 billion. But Welch was more than just the leader of the most successful business in the world.He revolutionised GE's entire corporate culture with his distinctive, highly personal management style: the individual appreciation of each of his 500 managers, the commitment to an informal but driven work style and the encouragement of candour were all part of the Welch approach. Following John Harvey Jones's Making it Happen and Troubleshooter, Jack has already become the businessman's bible for the 21st century - an inspiration for a new generation of corporate players.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:Jack Welch was born in 1935 in Peabody, Massachusetts, the son of a Boston and Maine train conductor. He joined the General Electric Co in 1960 and was CEO of the company from 1981 to 2001.John A. Byrne is chairman and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media Inc., a digital media startup that is launching a network of websites for the global business community. C-Change currently has two highly successful sites, Poets&Quants.com and Poets&QuantsforExecs.com. Little more than two years old, P&Q generates more than one million monthly page views and boasts a book imprint division which published its first title in 2012. Byrne is also the author of "World Changers: 25 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Business As We Knew It," his first book in ten years since the publication of his collaboration with General Electric Chairman Jack Welch. That book, "Straight from the Gut," was a New York Times bestseller for 26 consecutive weeks. Byrne's collaboration with Mort Mandel, a self-made billionaire and highly successful entrepreneur in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds, will be published in December of 2012 by Jossey-Bass as part of its Warren Bennis leadership series. The book is entitled "It's All About Who You Hire, How They Lead...and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader." Until Nov. of 2009, Byrne had been executive editor and editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek.com.
SKU Code PRK B 3830 Weight in Kg 0.1200 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780755311286 Author Name JACK WELCH with John A Byrne Publisher Name Headline Publishing Group