GM vs. Toyota - General Motors GM is a corporation, meaning...

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General Motors GM is a corporation, meaning that it doesn’t have one single owner; it has many investors or stockholders. Currently GM’s CEO is Rick Wagoner who was born in 1953; he went to Duke University and got an MBA from Harvard Business School. Currently GM has 13 directors that form the board of directors who respond to the stockholders who are unknown. GM’s brands are directly related to the CEO but each of the brands has its own General Manager. Currently GM is structured into 6 different groups: GMAP - Asia-Pacific; GME – Europe; GM LAAM - Latin America, Africa and the Middle East; GMNA - North America; GMAC Finance and insurance services; SPO Service, Parts and Operations. Only on marketing each brand is independent of GM which means that the parent corporation name is never used on ads’ or commercials but technically GM runs everything. With brands that run in almost every city of the planet GM employees about 248.000 people on September 24, 2007 the roughly 73,000 General Motors workers represented by the United Auto Workers union went on strike against the company. The first nationwide strike against GM since 1970 was expected to idle 59 plants and facilities for an indefinite period of time. Talks broke
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course SPCH 1318 taught by Professor Stacygresell during the Spring '09 term at Lone Star College System.

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