E Case Questions / Baldrige Assessment Submission

All instructions are as followed and in details so please follow to the letter (max 1 page): it will also contain the grading system

Refer to Supplemental Case Materials:

Jack Welch: Profile in Business Leadership by John McKissick, Penn State Management Development Programs and Services
Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence
Quesitons to answer:

Read the case materials and submit typed answers (1 page maximum) to the instructor prior to the case being discussed in class (no credit will be given for late submission).

What was the condition of GE when Jack Welch took over in 1981? Describe in one paragraph the gap between what was the current reality in 1981 and what was desired.
Why did Jack Welch concentrate on best practices and work out actions for gap closure? How did these efforts run counter to the prevailing culture? How did he influence the behaviors of executives and managers?
What potential resistance or negative consequences might result from the implementation of such gap closure actions?
Summarize the lessons learned relating to the most significant attributes or principles of leadership appropriate to the case.
From what you read and what you know about GE, rate the organization using the Baldrige Criteria Assessment form contained in Module 1 (Segment 1.7) and indicate your rating total (0 to 1000) and any comments.

Grade-Sheet: GE / Baldrige Self-Assessment (50 points)

This assignment will be evaluated using this grade-sheet.

_____ Described in one paragraph the gap between what was the current reality in 1981 and what was desired. (10 pts)

_____ Explained why Jack Welch concentrated on best practices and work out actions for gap closure; how Welchs efforts run counter to the prevailing culture; how Welch influenced the behaviors of executives and managers? (10 pts)

_____ Explained what potential resistance or negative consequences might result from the implementation of such gap closure actions? (10 pts)

_____ Summarized the lessons learned relating to the most significant attributes or principles of leadership appropriate to the case. (10 pts)

_____ Provided a rating of GE, using the Baldrige Criteria Self-Assessment form contained in Module 1 and indicated their rating total (0 to 1000) and comments. (10 pts)

_____ Total Points (50 Max)

***The files needed will be attached***

E Case Questions / Baldrige Assessment Submission

Quesitons to answer:

Read the case materials and submit typed answers (1 page maximum) to the instructor prior to the case being discussed in class (no credit will be given for late submission).

1.What was the condition of GE when Jack Welch took over in 1981? Describe in one paragraph the gap between i??what was the current reality in 1981i?? and i??what was desired.i??
2.Why did Jack Welch concentrate on i??best practicesi?? and i??work outi?? actions for i??gap closure?i?? How did these efforts run counter to the prevailing culture? How did he influence the behaviors of executives and managers?
3.What potential resistance or negative consequences might result from the implementation of such i??gap closurei?? actions?
4.Summarize the i??lessons learnedi?? relating to the most significant attributes or principles of leadership appropriate to the case.
5.From what you read and what you know about GE, rate the organization using the Baldrige Criteria Assessment form contained in Module 1 (Segment 1.7) and indicate your rating total (0 to 1000) and any comments.

Grade-Sheet: GE / Baldrige Self-Assessment (50 points)

This assignment will be evaluated using this grade-sheet.

_____ Described in one paragraph the gap between i??what was the current reality in 1981i?? and i??what was desired.i?? (10 pts)

_____ Explained why Jack Welch concentrated on i??best practicesi?? and i??work outi?? actions for i??gap closure; how Welchi??s efforts run counter to the prevailing culture; how Welch influenced the behaviors of executives and managers? (10 pts)

_____ Explained what potential resistance or negative consequences might result from the implementation of such i??gap closurei?? actions? (10 pts)

_____ Summarized the i??lessons learnedi?? relating to the most significant attributes or principles of leadership appropriate to the case. (10 pts)

_____ Provided a rating of GE, using the Baldrige Criteria Self-Assessment form contained in Module 1 and indicated their rating total (0 to 1000) and comments. (10 pts)

_____ Total Points (50 Max)

*I will provide the 2 references

Added on 05.02.2015 01:54
i have uploaded both