Culture, Cars, and Leadership

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    Today’s Wall Street Journal published an excerpt from the forthcoming book by former Chrysler and GM exec Bob Lutz. Lutz says that in the auto industry a knowledgeable autocrat is the successful model for a leader. In critiquing the bureaucracy for which GM has been famous for, Lutz says that the autocrat is the model for leadership that is decisive and can make the tough decisions needed to bring new models to the market.

    Yet, Lutz does not offer reasons as to why the only cure for bureaucracy is autocracy. See the rest of the story at skoutgroup.com