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Jack Welch

Jack Welch is the enormously famous CEO of General Electric serving from 1980 to 2001. He is noted for his executive development techniques that included GE's own management school, and the use of a rigid performance evaluation system intended to force out underachievers.

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Jack Welch led GE in the phase when it greated expanded its financial services business to become a leader in that area. It also acquired RCA and the NBC network.

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