GE’s Talent machine: The making of a Chief Executive Officer
While most companies have difficulty producing sufficient quality candidates for top management succession, how has GE been able to create a surplus? 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? How does GE “Build a Leadership Brand”?
The GEs Company has discovered that the ideal credentials for a CEO have undergone radical changes. In fact never have the set of choices required to be a CEO changed as fast as they have in the