Read the case study titled “GE’s Talent Machine: The Making of a CEO,” and addresses the following:
These first 2 questions have to do with the policies
1.What philosophy, policies, and practices have made it a “CEO factory,” as Fortune called it, and “easily the world’s best machine for churning out corporate talent,” as The Economist described it?
2.How generalizable are GE’s management development policies and practices? How transferable are they across cultures, across industries, and across companies?
The last 3 questions have to do with the CEO and how he affected the company.
3.What was most critical in GE’s ability to appoint Jeff Immelt as CEO of one of the world’s most complex companies at the age of 44?
4.How was he able to develop the knowledge, skills, and capabilities to lead his company?
5.How is GE able to use training and development to as a strategic tool in the management and development of their human resources and for meeting organizational goals?
These last questions deal with the CEO and how he affected the company. this area is very important.