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Ralph J. Cordiner

General Electric Company

1950 - 1963

Fabricated Goods

Military ServiceNavy
1950 b. 1900
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateWhitman College
Personal
Born-Died1900 - 1973
BirthplaceWashington (WA)
RaceWhite
FatherFarmer / Rancher
Era - 1950

Cordiner established the decentralized management structure at General Electric in the 50s an organizational structure that still exists today and is often cited as one of GEs most important assets. Cordiner generated top market value returns over a consecutive 10-year period.