Summary of Winning
Copyright © 2005 by Jack Welch, LLC. Summarized by arrangement with Collins Business, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Jack Welch, former General Electric CEO and chairman, is a legendary corporate mentor. Fortunately for readers, this book (which he wrote with Suzy Welch, his wife) provides a top-tier mentoring session. The book is well paced with a mix of you-are-here details and stories by one of corporate America's savviest minds. Welch is honest about his mistakes and his successes. The book's only shortcoming is the chapter on family-work balance, an area where Welch admits his weaknesses. Otherwise, his corporate policy discussions score an abundance of points. getAbstract highly recommends this book to senior executives and up-and-coming managers alike.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to build your company's values;
- Why your company should differentiate among its employees;
- How to lead;
- How to hire and fire;
- How to compete; and
- How to build your career.
About the Authors
Jack Welch is the former chairman and CEO of GE, where he had a 40-year career. He wrote the bestseller Jack: Straight from the Gut, and now is a frequent public speaker and the head of a consulting firm. Suzy Welch is a former editor of the Harvard Business Review and has contributed to several books.
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3 years agoOne of my favorite Authors
5 years agoTruly insightful look into the mind of the Manager of the Century as named by Forbes. This book serves as the foundation of the Welch Way courses on udemy.com, as well as the Jack Welch eMBA program. Anyone interested in leadership should read it and study it.
6 years agoNo answers to any questions for me to savor.
6 years agoSummary was good, would like too see samples. Enjoyed it!