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organization's operations. In the previous years, GM used the autocratic model, which led tofailure in the organizational functioning and resulted in various crises. The autocratic model didnot allow the employee to contribute to development issues, and they were not willing to raisethe problems because they felt they were not responsible. The current model encouragesteamwork and employees to explore they are part and parcel of the organization are they areaccountable for organization success and failure.2.6 Alignment of Motivational Models to The Organizational ModelsEmployers are accountable for generating a favorable working environment thatstimulates and empower the workers to achieve their exceptional potential. Motivation refers tothe desire to attain a specific goal or a certain performance level resulting in goal-directedbehavior(Organizational Behavior, 2017). In most cases, when a crisis arises, organizationalculture is one of the root causes of the problem. The motivational model is encompassed ofemployees’ inducement programs which, is indispensable in cumulating the company’s activityand improve their drive. The motivational model enables the individual to become proactive thatallows them to execute organizational actions effectively, preventing and anticipating problemsand seizing opportunities (Parker, Bindl, & Strauss, 2010). The motivational model comprises ofself-initiated efforts to implement change in the organization to accomplish organizational goalseffectively. The organization models should create an environment where the employee can
GM CRISIS CASE9learn, satisfy their needs that include physiological and biological needs, belongings, esteem, andself-actualization needs, and develop their skills. All five models provide support to theemployees to bring out the best in the operations of the organization.3.0 Leadership TheoryLeadership theories are essential in explaining why certain people are great leaders andthe trait that they portray in their leadership style. From the perspective of organizationalbehavior, the consensus degree among the theorists indicates that the top management in theorganization is the most significant aspect that affects the organizational operations. Leadershipstyle differs across the organization, and there is no single leadership approach that can explainthe leadership styles in all organizations.3.1 Leadership StyleLeadership styles and theories are significant in explaining the leadership characteristicby analyzing the strong drive for task completion, persistence in accomplishing the set goals,problem-solving skills, and responsibilities. Leadership refers to the ability of an individual tocapture attention and motivate the employees to follow their instructions. The company’sleadership style has a significant impact on the success of the operation. The major theory that isapplicable in GM is contingency theory, which comprises the behavioral theory. Contingency

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