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Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st Century: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st Century
by David Magee
When it was announced in late 2000 that Jeff Immelt would be taking the helm of GE, some skeptics were quick to voice their reservations about the future of the company after Jack Welch. Not only were Welch's shoes particularly large ones to fill, but the economy was dallying with recession, China and India were taking their first giant steps into the global economy, and j...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published March 9th 2009 by McGraw-Hill
(first published January 1st 2009)
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Few things are more challenging for a new chief executive than following in the footsteps of a corporate legend, but that is what Jeffrey R. Immelt had to do when he succeeded Jack Welch as chairman and CEO of General Electric (GE). In this comprehensive portrait of a talented young CEO who has overcome tough challenges, David Magee, the author of respected books on Toyota, Nissan, Ford and John Deere, traces Immelt’s rise to the top of GE’s competitive management ladder. Magee provides Immelt’s...more