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The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America--And How to Undo His Legacy


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"In 1981, Jack Welch took over General Electric and quickly rose to fame as the first celebrity CEO. He golfed with presidents, mingled with movie stars, and was idolized for growing GE into the most valuable company in the world. But Welch's achievements didn't stem from some greater intelligence or business prowess. Rather, they were the result of a sustained effort to push GE's stock price ever higher, often at the expense of workers, consumers, and innovation. In this captivating, revelatory book, David Gelles argues ...

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    • Title: The Man Who Broke Capitalism by David Gelles
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Print ISBN: 9781982176440, 198217644X
    • eText ISBN: 9781982176433
    • Edition: 2022
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