Friday, November 21, 2008

Sutton on Automaker Mgmt.

Instead of pointing the finger at the workers and their compensation perhaps it time to talk about mgmt. Bob Sutton does this in his post, The Auto Industry Bailout: Thoughts About Why GM Executives Are Clueless And Their Destructive “No We Can’t” Mindset

I could list hundreds of management, cultural, and operational reasons why I believe that GM is such a flawed organization, but to me, a pair of root causes standout: Most of the senior executives -- and many of the managers -- are (1) clueless about what matters most and (2) suffer from a "no we can't" mindset.

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