- Provide some information about 3-4 organizations. (Company industry, products/services, size, employees, core values, information on CEO, company culture, etc.)
- what are the implications of transformational leadership issues in these organizations.
- How have these organizations have solved these issues
General Motors Company is one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, it does business in more than 120 countries.
Products &services: Produces cars and trucks and sells and services these vehicles through the following divisions/brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, and Holden, as well as two joint ventures in China. GM's OnStar subsidiary provides vehicle safety, security and information services.
Key People: Daniel Akerson
Core values: GM has six core values that define the business conduct.
1. Customer enthusiasm
5. Continuous improvement
6. Individual respect and responsibility
Culture: GM has a culture that is based on providing best quality to customers around the world.
Following global economic changes, General Motors had to consider radical changes in its way to doing business. Factors such as rapid technological change, heightened levels of competition, a rising flow of products from newly industrialized countries, volatility in OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) pricing strategies, and changing demographic structures created a turbulent, unstable and competitive environment in which significant organizational change was imperative. The changes included downsizing and reforming of new labor ...
The implications of transformational leadership is examined.