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John Whitfield
What Cities Can Tell Us About Companies


19 2011
When Geoffrey West arrived in the United States from England at the end of 1961, one corporation seemed to embody American dynamism and expertise: General Motors. “That was when I first heard the phrase ‘what’s good for GM is good for the country,’ ” he recalls. And now GM is recovering from a near-death experience, saved only by the U.S. government’s $50 billion in survival aid.