A Critical Analysis Of Sergio Marchionne's Case

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1. Critical analysis of Sergio. Sergio Marchionne is a typical Executive who looks to execute his work in a professional style. He was best-known for leading the turnaround of the Italian automotive group Fiat. He as a person has a very straight-forward approach of keeping his focus on executing the work with whatever it takes to complete it. Marchionne took over as CEO of Fiat in 2004 and was able to return the struggling Italian car manufacturer to profitability within two years. This suggests his performance oriented approach and his amazing capability to lead a change in the organization. In short he is a star performer and he is responsible for many of the processes being changed and accordingly improve the position of the company. He has developed a strong reputation for challenging the traditionally bureaucratic nature of management in car manufacturing in the US and Italy. In spite of this big and drastic change he has managed to have a good relationship with all the trade unions, government ,board of directors and the creditors. Sergio management style is typically very affirmative and inclined towards change management. He believes in making the process work focused and decrease the associated Formalities with it. This change is though a bit…show more content…
These assumptions are typically so well integrated in the office dynamic that they are hard to recognize from within. Marchionne streamlined senior leadership and asked most of his remaining 15 direct reports to lead more than one function, knowing that the increased work load would yield faster decision making. Thus imparting a very strong message to the management of the work culture which needed to be changed as the assumption for taking the work for granted would end and a fresh module which will impart a creative and responsible work culture would be

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