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Robert Reed: When it comes to restructuring, GE can learn from Caterpillar

As it embarks on one of the largest corporate transformations in modern history, General Electric may find it helpful to use Caterpillar as a guiding light.

That's because when it comes to cost-cutting, boosting sales, making money and getting back in the good graces of Wall Street, Deerfield, Ill.-based Caterpillar's two-year-plus reorganization is firing

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