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Contributor(s) Jack Welch
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Jack: Straight from the Gut, is an autobiography written by the former CEO of General Electric (GE), Jack Welch. Welch, who first joined GE in 1960 a junior chemical engineer, soon worked his way up the ladder, thanks to a dedicated performance and with the help of fellow GE employees. In 1981, he became the CEO of the company; a position he held till 2001. In these twenty years, Jack Welch transformed the face of the company, taking its net worth from $12 billion to $280 billion.

In this book, the former CEO explains how he always demanded excellence from all his employees, while still maintaining an informal style of conversing and an open work culture. He talks about the the 4 E's of GE namely, Energy, Energize, Edge and Execution. Through the course of the book, the author also admits the mistakes that he committed and what he would have done to avoid those. He sheds light on the initiation of strategies like Differentiation Vitality Curve and Six Sigma, which were effective in practise, even though they attracted a lot of criticism. The book is humorous in parts and is a must read for anybody who wishes to hone their entrepreneurial skills.

Born in 1935, Jack Welch's inner drive to reach the top, backed with perseverance and hard work, was met by immense success. In his tenure as the chairman and CEO of GE, he amazed everyone with his self-made business ethics, which are emulated by management teams everywhere today. He co-authors a business column with his wife Suzy Welch and has also written other widely acclaimed books like When Running was Young and So Were We, and Winning.

Jack: Straight from the Gut is Jack Welch's most famous book and has gone on to become the number one best-seller on New York Times, as well as Wall Street Journal. This paperback edition comprises 496 pages and has been published by Headline in English. The ISBN 10 number of the book is 0755311280, and its ISBN 13 number is 9780755311286. So go and buy it online today to learn from one of the most influential businessmen of modern times.

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  • Biography And Autobiography
Product Details
Language English
Publication Date October 6, 2003
Publisher Headline Book Publishing
Contributor(s) Jack Welch
Binding Perfect Paperback
Edition 1 edition
Page Count 496
ISBN 10 0755311280
ISBN 13 9780755311286
Dimensions and Weight
Product Weight 280 grams
Product Dimensions 11.4 cm x 3.2 cm x 17.7 cm
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