Essays Tagged: "General Motors"

Flint Michigan

Recently there was a debate pitting two sides of an issue. The question consisted of the decline of General Motors in Flint. Is it a catastrophe or does it provide an opportunity for the community. Me ... uantity of GM jobs in Flint provided for an economic boom town in the 1960's and 1970's. Money from General Motors trickled down from the workers to every part of the economy of Genesse county. The po ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A short history of computers

usually to a digital alarm clock. You start you car it uses computers the second you turn the key (General Motors is the largest buyers of computer components in the world). You pick up the phone it ... a the first digital computer that would be full program controlled. His invention was to do all the general- purposes of modern computers. This computer was to use punch cards for storage, steam power ...

(8 pages) 218 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Advantages of technology in the international market

mpetitors are combining and forming alliances to cut cost and increase the profit margin. Chrysler, General Motors and Ford have formed an alliance in research and development to avoid duplication. Th ... rld economy in hope for increased profits and governments are beginning to listen.Since 1986 (GATT) General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade have taken the incitive to move towards the liberalization of ...

(3 pages) 210 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Downsizing, Anatheme or Panacea?

the layoffs in the last four years:Company Jobs Cut % of Work ForceAT&T 128,000 30IBM 122,000 35General Motors 99,400 29Boeing 61,000 37Sears Roebuck 50,000 16Digital Equipment 29,800 26Lockheed M ... t led to a massive layoff;On Feb. 25, 1991, the compensation committee of the board of directors of General Dynamics met to consider revising the compensation package of its CEO, William Anders, and 2 ...

(15 pages) 203 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Unique Cars.

s an incredibly ugly car. My grandmother drove it for years before its ownership passed to me. When General Motors designed this car the last thing on their mind was style. Although, comfort and relia ...

(3 pages) 48 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Management Process and how this is a key element in running a successfull business is a well-developed management department

lves either. That is why many successful organizations, such as McDonalds, Rockwell Automation, and General Motors hire managers that use what is called the management processes, which consists of fou ...

(5 pages) 328 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case study of Automobile Industry. Research on General Motors

industry confronts greater challenges as the industry undergoes fundamental changes.Research on GM:General Motors is the world's largest automotive corporation operating in over 70 countries with a p ... y has manufacturing operations in 32 countries and its vehicles are sold in more than 190 countries.General Motors is involved in Telecommunications, Aerospace, Defense, Financial and Insurance Servic ...

(23 pages) 1897 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Ford Company

ithin the industry. Currently, the major competitors within the industry are Ford, DaimlerChrylser, General Motors (GM), Honda, Toyota, and Volkswagen. A few United States (US) manufacturers produce 2 ... other major examples of consolidation are Nissan selling off a controlling 37% interest to Renault; General Motor's 49% ownership of Isuzu; and Ford's 33% majority of Mazda. Other efforts to become mo ...

(12 pages) 642 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Customer Analysis of U.K car market

rket. Mazda, the Ford subsidiary is a well known band in the sports car and innovative intelligence.General Motors of the US is the second largest suppliers of cars to the UK market and regularly occu ... nd Maserati in sports and luxury market.The Swedish brands Volvo and Saab are now owned by Ford and General Motors respectively.South Korean brands are Daewoo, Hyundai and Kia are established brands a ...

(9 pages) 240 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


d a film producer from the States. The author, who first became famous for stalking the chairman of General Motors in "Roger and Me," the highly praised 1989 documentary film, a hilarious and provocat ... a hilarious and provocative low-budget film in which he showed how the world's richest corporation, General Motors, destroyed my hometown of Flint, Michigan, by firing 30,000 workers during a time whe ...

(6 pages) 161 2 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Chapter 42 for American Pageant

Ch. 42 The American People Face A New CenturyECONOMIC REVOLUTIONS-General motors, the characteristic Amer corp. (switching from US steel corp.) This singaled a shift ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exporting Jobs

omestic economy? We can find that answer by looking at our largest automobile manufacturer. As goes General Motors, so goes the United States economy. One of our nation's fastest growing exports is no ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


conomic and cultural globalization that people have in mind when they discuss with alarm Coca Cola, General Motors and Hollywood, but there is also a political globalization that seems to be sweeping ...

(5 pages) 44 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corvette History

tmas day in 1909 in belgium, he graduated form the Institute of Charlottenburg in 1934. Zora joined General Motors in 1953 after seeing the Motorama Corvette on display in New York. Soon, Zora became ...

(3 pages) 27 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

America's Response to Obesity

e. These "fat" people are making demands that many people consider absurd. One such demand included General Motors building a car that would hold an obese person, but retain a stylish look and the lux ... s, consoles, built-in DVD players, and air bags. According to Debora Senytka, a design engineer for General Motors, "up until five years ago, ... America's growing obesity was never considered, but no ...

(8 pages) 126 0 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


GENERAL MOTORS ANALYSISI. Executive SummaryGeneral Motors, the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, ... and markets cars and trucks worldwide, and has been the global automotive sales leader since 1931. General Motors Corporations is founded in 1908 and has its vehicles sold in more then 190 countries. ... ang where the people are having higher disposable income.II. Current Situationa. Company InformationGeneral Motors Corp. is the world's largest vehicles manufacturer. Founded in 1908, GM has been the ...

(10 pages) 557 0 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


y father and mother had divorced several years earlier, and Mom was working on the assembly line at General Motors. Even though she was working full time and making union wages of about $10.00 per ho ... of $5.15 per hour, working 50 hours per week, an employee earns approximately $1,115 monthly. The generally accepted guidelines for housing costs are 30% of wages or about $335.00 per month, for a w ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ford Motor Company Case Study

day, it is the world's largest truck maker and the one of the biggest maker of cars, second only to General Motors. Some the brands it makes cars under include Jaguar, Lincoln and Volvo; the company i ... e than a handful of firms comparable to Ford, rivalry is intense. The two strongest competitors are General Motors (GM) and DaimlerChrysler; all three companies are global in scale and have operations ...

(15 pages) 667 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Car industry - Toyota

I decided immediately on the topic of this homework. -I wanted to write about car industry generally, but through preparing this homework and from before, I became fascinated with Toyota and ... the scandals. Some years ago it was happening with Italian Fiat and these days it is happening with General Motors and their German Opel. To me, it is scandal when you must lay-off big number of emplo ...

(3 pages) 311 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ratio Analysis and Statement of Cash Flows for Ford and GM

INTRODUCTIONGeneral Motors and the Ford Motor Company are the number one and number two, automotive manufacturer ... at it would miss 2005 estimates and come up shy of its highly publicized $7 billion target for 2006.General Motors Corporation warned last month its 2005 profits would plunge as much as 80 percent bec ... percent because of falling U.S. sales, an unfavorable product mix and escalating health care costs.General Motors was slammed by lower sales and also by mounting health-care costs, turned in a $1.1 b ...

(4 pages) 396 0 4.4 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers