The One Kings Lane CEO's first job was at GE.
Jack and Suzy Welch recommend balancing your instincts with other opinions.
[credit provider=”CNBC”] Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch says Apple deserves better than the treatment it’s getting from David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager pressuring the iPhone maker to cough up dividends.”Look, these guys are after a quick hit. I’d blow him off,” he told CNBC’s “Closing Bell.” “I’d give Einhorn the back of my hand.”
[credit provider=”Flicker/Abode of Chaos” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/4645091802/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Stop thinking so hard and start hunting for good ideas.That’s the message of The Idea Hunters, a 2011 book by Andy Boynton of the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and Bill Fischer of IMD in Switzerland.
Bloomberg Businessweek, known lately for its incredible magazine covers, has just released its latest one featuring former GE CEO Jack Welch bursting through a “RETIRE WELL” cover.
[credit provider=”CNBC”] Former GE CEO Jack Welch went on CNBC’s morning Squawk Box show for the first time today since his controversial tweet about the BLS manipulating labour statistics last month.Welch commented on his incredibly stable earnings record at GE. “If I’m telling you a number 30 days before – […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of Lifeway”] The Jack Welch fiasco is exactly why most CEOs are hesitant to join social networks. The benefits can be unclear, and there’s always a risk of backlash after mistakes.We spoke to Lifeway Foods CEO Julie Smolyansky (@juliesmolyansky) about how she stays real on Twitter, while still […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Rep. Darrell Issa, chair of the House Oversight Committee, told Fox News on Wednesday that he would look into holding congressional hearings on September’s non-farm payroll report, which saw the unemployment rate drop to 7.8 per cent last week.Fox Business reported (via Think Progress) Thursday that Issa […]
Jack Welch made himself look ridiculous last week, claiming that the Chicago guys in The White House had manipulated the unemployment rate downward.
[credit provider=”AP”] Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch — who ignited a media firestorm Friday by suggesting that the U.S. monthly jobs numbers were cooked — defends himself and his theory in a new Wall Street Journal op-ed, published online Tuesday night. Here’s the opening, via the WSJ:
What are the unlikeliest, most industry-shaking decisions CEOs have ever made?That’s the focus of ‘The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time’, a new book from Verne Harnish and the editors of Fortune.
[credit provider=”CNBC”] Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) — A good conspiracy theory is irrefutable. A bad one usually collapses when confronted by reality.The claim by some supporters of Republican challenger Mitt Romney that President Barack Obama’s Chicago-based campaign doctored September’s unemployment figures for political gain fall into the second category, according members […]
Jack Welch triggered a firestorm today by suggesting that a group of employees at the labour Department decided to risk their careers, reputations, and potentially their liberty by fraudulently manipulating the unemployment numbers in today’s BLS report to make the anemic economic recovery look less bad than it actually is.
Former GE CEO Jack Welch was on Fox News this afternoon, where he explained his tweet earlier in the day suggesting that President Barack Obama had manipulated the data in the jobs report.
[credit provider=””>AP”] After his tweet insinuating President Barack Obama is responsible for skewing the numbers in the September non-farm payrolls caused a stir today, former GE CEO Jack Welch told The Wall Street Journal today he “wasn’t kidding” when he sent the tweet. “I am doing nothing more than raising the […]
Former GE CEO Jack Welch’s reaction to non-farm payrolls adding 114,000 new jobs in September and the unemployment rate falling to 7.8 per cent:
[credit provider=”AP”] Former GE CEO Jack Welch and his wife, former Harvard Business Review editor Suzy Welch, recently wrote a compelling op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about how corporations are people.In it, they address the movement that “hates on business,” and how it may doom the country.
[credit provider=”Fox Business News”] Jamie Dimon is on Street Signs today and he’s bullish bullish bullish.He was on CNBC to talk about veterans (JP Morgan is hiring 10 a day) and Dimon told Brian Sullivan that in the country those vets are coming home to, all the economic signs are […]
[credit provider=”AP Images”] GE has traditionally been about creating “true managers” — people who can manage any type of business without a hitch. Now it’s altering its whole philosophy. Instead of grooming generalists, it wants to focus more on expertise, reports Kate Linebaugh at the Wall Street Journal.
[credit provider=”AP”] There are tons of talented people out there for companies to fast track up the corporate hierarchy—it’s just a matter of finding them, and giving them a shot.Jack Welch, the former CEO of GE, and his wife Suzy recently sat down for an interview with Reuters to talk […]
[credit provider=”Canada 2020 via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/canada2020/6312402176/”] Former GE CEO Jack Welch was known for being a tough and ruthless boss.Mark Little experienced this first-hand when Welch demoted him in the mid-1990s.
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&id=1e03cfcf8aaf48e395ecaab79e739ecf&isgb=false”] When Gene Isenberg stepped down as CEO of Nabors Industries last fall, the company paid him $100,000,000 in cash as part of his employment agreement.But that’s chump change.
[credit provider=”AP”] The two main threats to the U.S. economy are government overregulation and plain fear that has not dissipated since the financial crisis, former General Electric chairman and author Jack Welch said.Much has been discussed regarding the lack of demand that is depressing hiring, housing and the entire slow-growth […]
From last night’s Piers Morgan. Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of GE, weighed in on a possible presidential bid.
[credit provider=”AP”] For some reason, Jack Welch, the man who destroyed GE, decided to take out a bazooka and aim it at HP’s board.From the WSJ: