GM was founded in 1908 as holding company for Buick, based in Michigan. (History)
In 1920’s, its sales surpassed that of Ford Motors Company and became the largest car manufacturer in the world. Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., (often called the father of the modern corporation), GM adopted the gr...
General Motors - 2005
Course Instructor: Prof Dr Ali Askari
Date: October 29th, 2010
Group # 5
Niveen Qadri (29)
Muzna Ahmed (28)
Maryam Khan (21)
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
• Mission: General Motors is committed to be...
Which role should marketing managers play in helping to formulate business-level (SBU) strategies in a large diversified firm such as General Motor? Visit the company’s South African website at http://www.gmsa.co.za and use the information obtainable from it to formulate your answer....
Case Study 1
General Motors Company is primarily in the business of developing, producing and marketing cars, trucks and parts. General Motors is one of the top leaders in the global automobile and components industry. It is headquartered In Detroit, Michiga...
Value Chain Analysis
The business dictionary defines the value chain as, “Interlinked value-adding activities that convert inputs into outputs which, in turn, add to the bottom line and help create competitive advantage. A value chain typically consists of (1) inbound distribution or logistics,...
General Motors, a competitive manufacturing company, was on the verge of bankruptcy as early as 2005. The economy had seen many challenges in 2005, including rising oil prices and the increase in unemployment. These and other factors caused General Motors stock to vastly decrease. Their s...
At the new General Motors, we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles. This vision unites us as a team each and every day and is the hallmark of our customer-driven culture.
In fact, there are a lot of exciting things to s...
MGX 9660 - International Business Theory and Practice
Case n°10: The Collapse of General Motors
Table of Contents
I - Introduction………..………...………………………………………….…
General Motors (GM) is one of the largest companies involved in the business of designing, building, selling and servicing automobiles and parts in the global market. Company owns several brands such as Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, Pontiac, GMC, Oldsmobile, Opel, Hummer, Saturn and Saab
Founded by W...
The Workings of Automotive Unions
The last bolt is screwed on as a relieved automotive worker marvels at his wondrous creation: a car. With the roar of an engine, the car slowly disappears into the distance. The worker gradually turns around, picks up his tools, and continues to work on a new ca...
EVALUATION OF THE GENERAL MOTORS
General Motors 2
General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corporation is more than just cars and trucks. This corporation is involved in Telecommunications, Aerospace, Defense, Financial and Insuranc...
OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF GENERAL MOTORS
"General Motors has no bad years, only good years and better years" (Sloan, 1972). This mantra established in 1950 by former GM president Harlow H. Curtice may have been true at one point, but is called into question today by many, including Wall Street....
In the book, If Aristotle Ran General Motors, Tom Morris argues that the teachings of the ancients can and should be applied to today's corporation. His message is that the four virtues - truth, beauty, goodness, and unity - form the foundation of human excellence. Putting them in...
Topic: Evolution of a fortune 500 company & link the concept covered in theme 1 & 2 with the management evolution of the selected company
Fortune 500 Rank 15 - General Motors
“A car for every purse and purpose" – Alfred P Sloan Jr, Former President & CEO General Motors.
According to GM.com (2009) General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), is one of the world's largest automakers which was founded in 1908, in Detroit USA. It manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries. GM employs 252,000 people in every major region of the world, and sells and services vehicles...
General Motors was the world’s largest automaker and, since 1931, the world’s sales leader. In 2001, GM had unit sales of 8.5 million vehicles and a 15.1% worldwide market share. Founded in 1908, GM had manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries, and its vehicles were sol...
Foreign Exchange Hedging Strategies at General Motors: Transactional and Translational Exposure
In September of 2001 General Motors (GM) was faced with a billion dollar exposure to the Canadian dollar. At the time, North America represented approximately three-quarte...
General Motors Company
1. Does the stock market value GM on the basis of its asset backing (book value of equity per share) because it is a cyclical company?
No, GM is not evaluated by the stock market because of the cyclical character of its business. Also, although book value is of a high im...