Tag Archive for: Bob Lintz

5
Jun

As more unfolds from GM about the ignition switch saga, we wish that GM would take a page from Bob Lintz, the retired GM plant manager from Parma, Ohio whom we have profiled for many years. Bob Lintz is one of the most trustworthy leaders we have ever had the privilege to meet and learn […]

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4
Oct

Aneil was a Cub Scout for only a few years but the concept of “pack it in, pack it out” stuck with him, especially on camping trips with his grandfather. The idea here is to leave little or no trace of your visit behind–to be kind to nature so that others can enjoy it after […]

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12
Apr

As many of you read in our first book about Bob Lintz and the transformational change he led at GM’s Parma Stamping Plant in the ’80s and ’90s near Cleveland, Ohio, I thought you’d be interested in some recent news about Parma, in which GM will be invested $60 million dollars as part of the plant’s […]

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20
May

We take trust for granted, thinking it is some nice soft thing that makes our lives happy.  As managers, we want to know why trust makes such a difference that we should actually spend time building it and actually care about it. Well, here are some examples from the leaders we profile in our book… […]

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22
Apr

Update: Our coauthor and good friend Professor Gretchen Spreitzer of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business was recently interviewed about our article, elaborating on our key findings, and you can listen to the interview here. Our article on how to improve organizational flexibility, innovation, and internal communication to improve trust during downsizing was […]

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27
Jun

This from a recent Wall Street Journal article by Carol Hymowitz: Far more than their predecessors, top executives face many demands from many different people. “Where CEOs a decade ago may have had five choices, they have 100 — and because they’re under more scrutiny, they’re more pressured to be visible and make themselves available,” […]

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