My guess is that GM’s silent communication system started with senior leaders becoming so pervasive that people understood these gestures as clearly as if they had heard them out loud.
Out is Melissa Howell, who led the automaker’s HR function for 14 months. She was replaced by John Quattrone.Read More
GM President Mary Barra expressed regret over the Cobalt’s safety issues; she stated that GM is now moving from a culture of cost containment to a culture of safety.
A company’s decision whether to select an internal or external candidate should hinge on the skills and competencies needed to achieve the strategy of the future.Read More
As I write this, Mary Barra has made few remarks regarding people plans for the world’s seventh-largest company.Read More
As much as we want to believe the Mary Barra story says we can become CEOs, it’s only true if we’re brave enough to leave.Read More
Barra is viewed as a leader in the company’s turnaround since emerging from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2010. She replaces CEO Dan Akerson who will retire in January 2014.Read More