What went wrong at General Electric

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General Electric was once considered the most valuable company in the world, a conglomerate that spanned industries and was respected specifically for its management prowess. But over the last two decades, the company has imploded in slow motion. On Tuesday, GE announced it would break into three distinct companies, marking the beginning of the end for the multinational behemoth. Axios Re:Cap host Felix Salmon is joined by Ted Mann, journalist and co-author of Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the fall of General Electric.

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