Crisis Advice from GE’s Immelt – Harvard Business Online’s HBR Editors’ Blog:
“Keep your company safe but keep building the future”
Terrific brief article from GE’s CEO Immelt about Leadership and Change he teaches his management teams. While he acknowledges that adjustment is necessary in light of current economic troubles, it doesn’t mean turning from growth.
Immelt had some final advice for leaders, which struck me as especially valuable in tough times:
Be decisive: Make decisions, including some occasions when you don’t have perfect information.