General Motors : An American Based Multinational Company

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INTRODUCTION General motors are an American based multinational company commonly known as GM. The headquarters of GM is located at Detroit, Michigan. GM is mainly famous for the designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicle parts and for the financial services. The logo of General Motors: General Motors are a public based business entity and it is an automotive industry. The founders of General Motors are William C. Durant, Charles Stewart Mott and Fredrick L. Smith. It was founded in the year 1908 September 16th. GM is currently located in 396 facilities on six continents. The revenue of GM as of 2016 was $166.3 billion and the total number of employees working for GM currently is 225000. General Motors produces…show more content…
Even though there was a resistance to change, GM had to swiftly evaluate the situation and come up with new and improvised strategies on how to move ahead. VISION STATEMENT “GM’s vision is to be the world leader in transportation products and related services. We will earn our customers’ enthusiasm through continuous improvement driven by the integrity, teamwork and innovation of GM people. Becoming the best is an unending journey, a constantly changing destination. But that’s where we’re determined to drive – one car, one truck, one customer at a time”. CONCEPTS General Motors have a very simple and interesting code of conduct. “Taking personal responsibility for our actions is critical to the success of our company. People trust us to deliver on our promise to do business ethically and design, build, and sell safe, high-quality vehicles. Our employees and visitors to our facilities expect us to operate in a safe environment that allows them to return home safely. We live our values and do what’s right for each other, our customers, and the communities where we work around the globe”- code of conduct. The code of conduct applies to everyone in the company. Every level which includes employees, supervisors, higher management (Board members), including suppliers, to act in a way that is consistent with the principles and values of GM’s Code when conducting business with GM. GM employees working with GM’s third parties to hold them accountable. As an
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