Submitted by Nida khan D60 Vishakha prusty D53
GE does not have a mission statement, per se, but its operating philosophy and business objectives are clearly articulated each year in the Letter to Shareowners, Employees and Customers in the Annual Report They do have values and actions:
From the very beginnings of our company, when Thomas Edison was changing the world with the power of ideas, GE has always stood for one capability above all others - the ability to imagine.
Imagine is a sense of possibility that allows for a freedom beyond mere invention. Imagine dares to be something greater.
At GE, Imagine is an invitation to dream and do things that you didn't know you could do. Because at GE the act of imagining is fused with empowerment - the confidence that what we imagine, we can make happen.
Every business has to have a reason to exist - a reason that answers the fundamental question of "why are we here?"
For GE, the big question has a simple answer: We exist to solve problems - for our customers, our communities and societies, and for ourselves.
From 0 to 60 in six seconds? Try zero to $5 billion in five years.
It's not so much a vision for our future - where we're headed is in many ways a reflection of where we've already been. It's not a destination. It's a quest. A quest for growth. And when we look to the future, we know that for us, there's only one way to get there. Build.
Imagine. Solve. Build. Each of these is merely a word without one vital element. Lead. GE is already synonymous with leadership. But with this mantle comes responsibility. And it's not just a responsibility to maintain the status quo or manage what worked yesterday. It's the bigger...