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General Motors

  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
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Textbook:-

Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019). Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

Case Study: –

Case: General Motors

Please read the case “General Motors” from Chapter 14 “Leadership: Styles and Behaviors” Page: – 469 given in your textbook – Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed).by Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019) and Answer the following Questions:

Assignment Question(s):

1. Do you think GM can outduel the technology companies for safe autonomous driving vehicles? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 150-200)

2. Would you consider Mary Barra to be the prototypical transformational leader? In what ways does she fit or not fit that model? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 200-250)

3. Given GM’s history, why does Barra put a premium on her executives’ leadershipbehaviours? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 200)

Important Note:- Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.

Part:-2

Discussion Question: Please read Chapter 14 “Leadership: Styles and Behaviors” carefully and then give your answers on the basis of your understanding.

4. Before reading this chapter, which statement did you feel was more accurate: “Leaders are born”or “Leaders are made”? How do you feel now, and why do you feel that way? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 200-300)

Important Note:- Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.

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