June 2, 2022

250 | David Gelles: Undoing the Legacy of the Man Who Broke Capitalism

250 | David Gelles: Undoing the Legacy of the Man Who Broke Capitalism

David Gelles, "Corner Office" columnist at The New York Times and author of The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America -- and How to Undo His Legacy, joins The Realignment to discuss how Jack Welch's 1981 assumption of the CEO role at General Electric ushered in a new, cutthroat era of American capitalism while permanently redefining the role of the CEO.


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David Gelles, "Corner Office" columnist at The New York Times and author of The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America -- and How to Undo His Legacy, joins The Realignment to discuss how Jack Welch's 1981 assumption of the CEO role at General Electric ushered in a new, cutthroat era of American capitalism while permanently redefining the role of the CEO.