GE has become one of the most admired companies in the U.S. Search the Internet for information about Jack Welch and his management style. You may use the following sources for information:
* Speed, Simplicity, Self Confidence – An interview with Jack Welch, Harvard Business Review, September – October,1989
Is Jack Welch’s style of leadership effective in today’s business environment?
Examine the impact of this management style on GE and its people. If you were in Jack Welch’s shoes, what would you have done differently and why?
Suggest an alternative style of leadership which can work well in a company such as GE. Why do you think this style would work?