Jeffrey Kramer also called as "The Dean of Leadership" was the Vice President of the McGraw-Hill Company. He has personally edited and published more than 300 Management books of Michael Dell and Bill Gates. Recently, Jeffrey Kramer has been appointed to the Library Journal which has published seven of the 35 best business books in the world. In 2006, he became the managing editor of Portfolio / Penguin.
[...] Lesson 21: "Boost the performance of people" Jack Welch has always looked for managers who are able to hold the four of leadership: Energy, encouragement, spirit, and execution. A manager must be energized by encouraging people with an undeniable spirit of competition. This is the profile sought by WELCH Lesson 22: "Quality must be the watchword of your work" Making quality the responsibility of each employee and seeking training in the field of quality must remain a priority for the company. [...]
[...] Lesson "Simplify" The working of the organization must be simplified, by eliminating complicated letters and memoranda. Foster composes handwritten notes to complex reports emphasizing that communication must be simple and rich in ideas, and not suffocated with complex technical jargon. Lesson View change as an opportunity” "Change happens much faster than it is possible for companies it touches to respond to it." Opportunities for change must be seized rather than avoided. Only an acceptance of change can allow a company to prosper and advance. [...]
[...] The slightest deviation often causes and alienation of the company from its own market. It must strive to move faster than its competitors to win new markets and opportunities. The organization must acquire a sense of urgency and work more efficiently. Lesson 11: "Prefer values" "Do not get hooked on numbers and let values rule" The values of the company hold the real power. It is important to know that they play an essential role. The basic principles of the constitution of a team must be clearly explained and ideas must be shared. [...]
[...] Lesson 18: "Delete the Border" By eradicating the barriers of the company, both internally and externally, Jack Welch created a more open and safe environment where people felt confident about expressing their ideas. GE has become an object of study on the basis of the development if an organization without borders. Lesson 19: "Develop a vision" According to Jack Welch, the most effective leaders do not give their employees a vision with detailed instructions. The best leaders are those who can bring new ideas and develop a vision which inspires others to act. [...]
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