General Electric Essay Topics

Jack Welch

Jack Welch joined General Electric (GE) in 1960 and became vice president (1972) and then vice chairman (1979). In 1981 he became chairman and CEO of GE; at 45, he was the youngest person ever to have held that position. Having taken GE with a market capitalization of about $12 billion, Jack Welch turned it… View Article

GE case study

GE Oil & Gas was established in 2012 when GE Energy was divided into three new business units of General Electric. Prompted by poor financial performance, GE Oil & Gas was created in an effort to simplify business and also make General Electric more visible to its shareholders (“Working Environment | GE. com”, n. d…. View Article

Organizational Behavior Concepts: General Electric

Introduction Every business has a set of key characteristics or values that make up an organizational culture which is unique to its business. Organizational behavior examines “the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organization’s effectiveness” (Robbins, 2005). The purpose of… View Article

Jack Welch

Jack Welch, the CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001, was regarded by many as one of the best managers in recent business history. Do some research to identify the characteristics and behaviors that made Welch so admired. Can you see drawbacks to his management style? I. Jack Welch Jack Welch was born on… View Article