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Human Resource Management & General Motors

Human Resource Management & General Motors

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Theory of HRM in Genral Motors, How can they overcome their problems...
Theory of HRM in Genral Motors, How can they overcome their problems...

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Executive Summary…………………………………………………………………...21.0 Background to General Motors…………………………………………………...32.0 Objective ………………………………………………………………………….33.0 External Environment…………………………………………………………......44.0 Strategic Human Resource Management Theory………………………………….44.1 Balance Score Card………………………………………………………………..44.2 High Performance Work System…………………………………………………..75.0 Recommendation for Human Resource Activities………………………………...96.0 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………..10Reference……………………………………………………………………………..11Appendix 1…………………………………………………………………………...12Appendix 2…………………………………………………………………………...13
 
MGW 2430 Human Resource Management Report
Executive SummaryThis report is to investigate the cause of huge financial loss of GeneralMotors and the impact towards their Human Resource Management. Currently GMhas retrench thousands of workers and shut down several main production plants torecover from their problem. This issue was assisted by several external environment,such as the economic, competitors and world fuel price. The use of Strategic HumanResource theory such as the Balance Score Card and High Performance Work System(HPWS) is measures GM can take to solve their issue based on their changingexternal environment. Balance Score Card can be used as a short and long term for their financial and non financial performance measurement. The HPWS will give along term solution so that General Motors will be able to compete in the years tocome. Recommendations on Human Resource Activities are given that are relevant toGeneral Motors current position at the end of this report.2
 
MGW 2430 Human Resource Management Report
1.0Background to General MotorsGeneral Motors Corporation (GMC) is a car manufacturer establish in 1908 inFlint, Michigan. According to New York Times (2008), based on global sales, GeneralMotors is the largest automaker in the world and an enormous 284,000 employeesworld wide They manufacture both car and truck under many brand names. Thosecars and trucks are “Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM Daewoo, GMC, Holden,Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn and Vauxhall which are sold in 35 differentcountries” (GM Website, 2008). General Motors have been the leader in theautomaker industry until late 2006. As they enter 2007, their financial has faceturmoil. Early 2008, “the company reported a loss of $38.7 billion, or $68.45 per diluted share in 2007, compared to a reported loss of $2 billion, or $3.50 per dilutedshare in 2006” (Autospies, 2008) (refer appendix 1). This in result has led to shutdown several manufacturing plants and caused thousands of employees to lose their  job. “GM announced it was closing plants by 2010 in Janesville, Wisconsin; Moraine,Ohio; Oshawa, Ontario and Toluca, Mexico, eliminating more than 8,000 jobs(Walsh D. 2008).2.0 ObjectiveThis report seeks to investigate what are the factors that caused such a hugeamount of losses and the impact towards their human resource management.3

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