I recently spent time reading a Harvard Business article that took me from the recent history of General Electric to its current state. I tried to analyze their case using concepts from complexity theory, leadership theory, and the fundamentals of talent strategy. I added in a mix of classic corporate strategy analysis as well to spice things up a bit.
Here are my notes…
General Electric has been a leader and on the forefront of corporate strategy for decades. Welch and later Immelt, built a management and training dynasty as the central key strategy to providing and creating value to their respective business lines.
In general, General Electric increased [...]