Jack Welch

Innovate to grow, mainland is told

Despite the mainland's rapid economic growth, it is still wrestling with the challenge of unleashing innovation from its workforce, according to former General Electric chief executive Jack Welch.

Saturday, 10 September, 2011, 12:00am

At A Glance

Claudio Fernandez-Araoz is from Buenos Aires. He graduated with undergraduate and graduate degrees in industrial engineering at the Argentine Catholic University and obtained his MBA at Stanford University.

Over a 25-year quest for the keys to organisational achievement he realised that few people had seriously asked the question: What makes for success?

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Motivating those in the middle

In Winning, by General Electric's former chief executive Jack Welch and Suzy Welch, the authors use a modified version of the 80:20 rule as a way of differentiating between employees.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Chastising for the 'emperor' entrepreneurs

Retired General Electric chairman Jack Welch preached his brand of management to a Shanghai audience yesterday, with some people paying close to 30,000 yuan for the privilege.

25 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Neutron Jack fails to spark interest

How the mighty are fallen. We hear that Jack Welch (left) - the legendary dealmaker and 'world's greatest CEO' - is having problems negotiating a visit to Hong Kong.

17 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Neutron Jack is back, but slightly downsized

The legendary Jack Welch, otherwise known as Neutron Jack for his propensity to eliminate jobs and people, is back.

But this time as a revised edition.

First published in 1994, this latest version of Get Better or Get Beaten! has reduced Mr Welch's leadership secrets from 31 to 29.

8 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Neutron Jack wins a fan

Civil Service Secretary Joseph Wong Wing-ping has expressed admiration for legendary CEO Jack Welch's job-cutting abilities in a Web site intended to inspire his staff to better manage their work.

5 Sep 2002 - 12:00am