We feel like we've got a decent sense of where the growth is going to come from.
I hate where the stock price is,
Any time we invested in the people in India, we made a tremendous amount of money.
I look at what NBC entertainment chief Kevin Reilly and Jeff Zucker have, ... We have the best pipeline of shows we've probably had in the last four or five years. I am excited by what's out there. I can already see the turn happening in the prime-time schedule. I really like the team.
My father worked for GE for 40 years,
number one value is integrity.
This will create a clearer line of sight on how our financial services businesses operate and enhance growth, ... Our external reporting will mirror this organizational structure, providing greater clarity for investors.
We are right on plan for the year. Our growth initiatives are performing well, our fundamentals are solid, our orders are up, and we have a healthy cash flow stream.
At the forefront of GE's 2006 strategic plan is the goal to further promote growth, employment, transfer of knowledge and technology across the Middle East. Building on the successes of 2005 in the region, we will explore development opportunities in these key areas.
It starts with performance and integrity. We've been in most of our businesses for over 100 years and we have a very experienced leadership team, ... We've got the world's best audit staff. We've got a culture of integrity, and that's what investors have to respect.
I think there's a sense of arrogance and entitlement here, a complacency in the United States.
I'm out talking about this company seven days a week, 24 hours a day, with nothing to hide. We're not Enron -- we're a 110-year-old company that has a great record of high-quality leadership and a culture of integrity.
I'm out talking about this company seven days a week, 24 hours a day, with nothing to hide, ... We're not Enron -- we're a 110-year-old company that has a great record of high-quality leadership and a culture of integrity.
I'm responsible for this company. I stand behind the results. I know the details, and I think the CEO has to be the moral leader of the company, ... I think high standards are good, but let's not anybody be confused, it's about performance with integrity. That's what you have to do.
You're going to have to look people in the eye and say, 'We've got to shut this factory and move it to China,' ... then in the afternoon, go out in the community and connect with people.
The strength of the GE model really shines during slower parts of the business cycle, ... have reduced GE's sensitivity to business cycles.
If the annual report or quarterly report has to be the size of the New York City phone book, that's life, ... But the extent to which in order to help my investors feel better, they need to know more things and different things and see it in a different way - I'm always open to that.
even if the economy does not recover, and to grow more if a recovery does take place. Our best days are ahead.