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  1. GE Sees Fruits of Diversification

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    should mitigate this risk over time. Shareholder Value Is Increasing CEO Jeff Immelt took the reins from the legendary Jack Welch just days before 9/11. While his tenure to date has been characterized by a stronger balance sheet, significant acquisition

  2. The World’s Dumbest Idea

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2014

    the title of this essay is taken from a direct quotation from none other than that stalwart of the capitalist system, Jack Welch . In an interview in the Financial Times from March 2009, Welch said “Shareholder value is the dumbest idea in the

  3. Montier: Shareholder Value Maximization ‘The World’s Dumbest Idea’

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    Tue, 2 Dec 2014

    the title of this essay is taken from a direct quotation from none other than that stalwart of the capitalist system, Jack Welch . In an interview in the Financial Times from March 2009, Welch said “Shareholder value is the dumbest idea in the

  4. Industrial Focus Drives Growth for GE

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    Mon, 20 Jan 2014

    several former executives have gone on to lead other large companies. CEO Jeff Immelt took the reins from the legendary Jack Welch just days before 9/11, and his tenure to date has been characterized by a stronger balance sheet, significant acquisition

  5. The Bear Trap

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    Wed, 13 Nov 2013

    gurus. After all, the stack system's popularity owes to its enthusiastic adoption by former General Electric GE CEO Jack Welch . Many companies copied Welch's practices, and management consultants flocked to hear his advice, which turned out

  6. Will a Minor Proxy Skirmish Shake Dividends from the Apple Tree?

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    Tue, 26 Mar 2013

    group activism of the past has matured into the strategic machinations of shareholder heavyweights. Former GE GE CEO Jack Welch boasted on CNBC that he would have given " Einhorn the back of my hand ," but that quaint attitude is completely out

  7. From Barron’s, October 8, 2012 (Part 2)

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    Sat, 6 Oct 2012

    Pg 6: Abelson – Mitt Romney won round 1 of the presidential debates. Opinions were mixed on Jack Welch ’s charge of unemployment data manipulation when the post-Welch GE had to settle with the SEC on accounting fraud charges

  8. From Barron’s, October 8, 2012 (Part 1)

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    Sat, 6 Oct 2012

    Good news on unemployment upset the former GE boss Jack Welch who tweeted, “can’t debate so change numbers” [ while the current ..... and partisan conspiracy theorists abound, including Jack Welch . Basically, the unemployment rate at 7.8% [lowest

  9. Tuck-In Acquisition Is Atypical for Strayer but Could Enhance National Recognition

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    Fri, 11 Nov 2011

    Strayer Education STRA announced the acquisition of the Jack Welch Management Institute, an online MBA degree program founded ..... the total price tag is probably less than $5 million. Jack Welch has established a tremendous personal brand and reputation

  10. A Bird in the Hand

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    Wed, 22 Sep 2010

    the gifts of administration. However, it is unlikely that they have asset allocation skills like Warren Buffett or Jack Welch . Secondly, consider basic human motivation. When a company is fat and happy are they more or less likely to make good

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