Famous "Work-Out" change-management tool explained by the people who helped develop it.
GE's legendary Work-Out program played a key role in the company's phenomenal success over the past decade and has been implemented in many other organizations. Now three executives and consultants who developed the original Work-Out approach at GEoften working directly with CEO Jack Welchdiscuss the inner workings of Work-Out and their experiences at successfully implementing the program at GE.
Filled with effective assessment and decisionmaking tools, The GE Work-Out provides concrete and realistic guidance for anyone who wants to implement Work-Out and break down bureaucracy and hierarchy within an organization.
Table of contents
- Half Title
- Introduction: The Power of Work-Out
- Part I: What Is Work-Out?
Part II: Making Work-Out Happen: Implementing a Full-Length Work-Out
- Chapter 5: A Work-Out Road Map
- Chapter 6: Planning a Work-Out
- Chapter 7: Conducting a Work-Out
- Chapter 8: Implementing Work-Out Recommendations
- Chapter 9: Customizing Work-Out for Your Organization
- Chapter 10: Work-Out at Work: How Zurich Financial Services U.K. Used Work-Out to Transform the Company 211
- Part III: Work-Out’s Long-Term Payoff
- Appendix A: The Work-Out Leader’s Tool Kit
- Appendix B: Work-Out Simulation Exercise: United Bank of London
- Appendix C: Work-Out: The Foundations of a Cultural Revolution (A speech given to General Electric officers in January, 1990)
- About the Authors
- Title: The GE Work-Out
- Release date: March 2002
- Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
- ISBN: 9780071406321
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