General Electric's Leadership WorkOut

General Electric's Leadership WorkOut

In this article, you will learn the origins and principles of the WorkOut process

It's not news that GE is one of the world's most successful and admired companies, renowned for its consistently outstanding financial performance and for the quality of its people and operations.  It wasn't always like that.  Led by the legendary Jack Welch,  GE created a process called WorkOut, a way to get unnecessary or inefficient work out of the system.

In this article, you will learn the origins and principles of the WorkOut process, including:
  • How to define and communication your organizations' Leadership Brand
  • How to assess managers against the Leadership Brand
  • Teaching mangers to live the brand
  • Ways to reinforce the Leadership Brand

 
Leader to Leader, Spring 2002

 

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