The Cult of Welch
Hollon, John, Workforce Management
After five years away from GE, Jack Welch has still got a powerful message that hits home for just about anyone in a leadership role.
THE LAST WORD
WHEN JACK WELCH SPEAKS, everyone listens.
At last month's World Business Forum on leadership at New York's Radio City Music Hall, a couple thousand executives paid a couple thousand dollars each to hear a who's who of leadership impart some words of wisdom. The lineup was impressive-Rudy Giuliani, Colin Powell, Tom Peters, Yahoo's Terry Semel and Richard Branson of Virgin were just some of the speakers-but Jack Welch was the only one who could generate an edge-of-the-seat, "I don't dare miss a word he's saying" reaction …
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Publication information: Article title: The Cult of Welch. Contributors: Hollon, John - Author. Magazine title: Workforce Management. Volume: 84. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 1, 2005. Page number: 74. © 2009 Crain Communications, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.