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JACK WELCH: ‘I’d Give Einhorn The Back Of My Hand’

[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.”
JACK WELCH: ‘I’d Give Einhorn The Back Of My Hand’
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13 Of The Greatest Idea Hunters Ever

[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.
13 Of The Greatest Idea Hunters Ever
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Jack Welch Says American Energy Will Be Bigger Than The Internet

[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 – […]
Jack Welch Says American Energy Will Be Bigger Than The Internet
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How CEOs Can Be Real On Twitter And Still Not Screw Up Like Jack Welch

[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 […]
How CEOs Can Be Real On Twitter And Still Not Screw Up Like Jack Welch
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Darrell Issa May Hold Congressional Hearings On Last Week’s Jobs Report

[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 […]
Darrell Issa May Hold Congressional Hearings On Last Week’s Jobs Report
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Jack Welch’s Jobs Data Conspiracy Theory Faces One Hurdle: REALITY

[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’s Jobs Data Conspiracy Theory Faces One Hurdle: REALITY
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BAROFSKY: Calling BS On The BS On The BLS

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. 
BAROFSKY: Calling BS On The BS On The BLS
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JACK WELCH: I’M NOT KIDDING

[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 […]
JACK WELCH: I’M NOT KIDDING
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GE Is Abandoning Jack Welch’s Old Management Philosophy

[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.
GE Is Abandoning Jack Welch’s Old Management Philosophy
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What It’s Like To Get Demoted By Jack Welch

[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.
What It’s Like To Get Demoted By Jack Welch
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These CEOs Got Paid $100+ Million Each To Quit

[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.
These CEOs Got Paid $100+ Million Each To Quit
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JACK WELCH: Fear And Over-Regulation Are Tripping Up The US Economy

[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 […]
JACK WELCH: Fear And Over-Regulation Are Tripping Up The US Economy