” Is France a completely open market to G.E.? No, of course not. I think we’re more discerning about China because it’s China, and they’re big, and they’re more concerning. But the best global companies are ones that are nuanced. “


” I think that if you run a big company, you’ve got to, four or five times a year, just say, ‘Hey team, look, here’s where we’re going.’ If you do it 10 times, nobody wants to work for you. If you do it zero times, you have anarchy. “


” I’m a complete globalist. I think like a global CEO. But I’m an American. I run an American company. But in order for GE to be successful in the coming years, I’ve gotta sell my products in every corner of the world. “


” I think we should have basically the same tax policy that Germany, Japan, the U.K., everybody else has, which is a tax rate in the mid-20s and no loopholes. Zero. The U.S. has the most antiquated tax system. And that means some people are going to pay more taxes, and some people are going to pay less. “


” I think this notion that it’s the population of the U.S. against the big companies is just wrong. “


” I do business in 170 countries, none of them is perfect. There is not even one country that I think of, and I am like, ‘God, that did everything that I wanted it to do.’ “


” When you take over a company like GE, you think you’re going to visit 100 businesses. You’re going to go see the factories you haven’t seen before. You’re going to see a site in Texas and one in Canada and stuff like that. That has fallen by the wayside. “



All 7 Jeffrey R. Immelt Quotes about Think in picture


Is France a completely open market to G.E.? No, of course not. I think we
I think that if you run a big company, you


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I think we should have basically the same tax policy that Germany, Japan, the U.K., everybody else has, which is a tax rate in the mid-20s and no loopholes. Zero. The U.S. has the most antiquated tax system. And that means some people are going to pay more taxes, and some people are going to pay less.
I think this notion that it
I do business in 170 countries, none of them is perfect. There is not even one country that I think of, and I am like,
When you take over a company like GE, you think you
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