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    The crisis of Chrysler stemmed from falling sustainability, complacent bureaucracy, and misguided management. Sergio Marchionne (CEO of Fiat) was named CEO of Chrysler June 2009. Two managerial challenges that Mr. Marchionne is facing at Chrysler are managing for both competitive advantage and information technology. Prior to Marchionne taking the reins, rebates were being given by Chrysler per the sales chief Mr. Fong to match the amount given by the government. Once Mr. Marchionne took over, the

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    expansion since the late 1900s. This market has very successful international companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Lexis, Hyundai, Chrysler, Camry, Fiat, etc. All of these firms have held a position in the automobile industry. Even in economic hardships when demand for automobiles was decreased, the market did not faze them. Two firms prominent in this industry are Chrysler and Fiat which have both held successful positions in the late 1900s. Due to decreased market demand and lackluster products both

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    The Culture of Chrysler What are the observable artifacts, espoused values, and basic assumptions associated with Chrysler’s culture? An observable artifact is defined as the physical manifestations of an organization. These artifacts can include a company’s dress code, stories about the company and rituals within the company. The main observable artifact that Chrysler had and the reason Mr. Marchionne was upset about was the way manager Fong doubled rebates in order to make sales. This tactic

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    Organizational culture Organizational culture can loosely be defined as the shared assumptions, beliefs, and "normal behaviors" (norms) of a group. These are powerful influences on the way people live and act, and they define what is "normal" and how to sanction those who are not "normal." To a large degree, what we do is determined by our culture. Organizational culture is similar to, say, regional culture. The same person in different organizations (or parts of the same organization) would act

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    Prior to Sergio Marchionne’s arrival, it appeared Chrysler Group LLC, organizational culture consisted of reacting “to falling sales by slashing prices” (Kreitner and Kinicki, 2013). Due to reduced sales volume, Chrysler had experienced major financial issues, including bankruptcy reorganization. The observable artifacts that I would suspect prior to Marchionne’s arrival would be massive advertisements endorsing Chrysler rebates, vehicle discounts, and slashed prices. After Marchionne got upset

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    The Chrysler Group LLC initial public offering (IPO) was initiated by a trust known as the United Auto Workers (UAW) Retiree Medical Benefits Trust to cover medical benefits for retired workers who owned 41.5% of the company. The trust was created in 2007 as a way of reducing Chrysler's financial liability of paying existing workers and former employees’ health care costs and retirements. Initially, the trust was not supposed to have a large share of its assets in the form of stock, but with Chrysler

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    The merger between Daimler and Chrysler was expected to be a success in the economy especially with the current trend and demand in the automotive sector. Daimler is considered one of the most successful and profitable automotive companies across the globe. Founded in 1893 as the Daimler Motor Syndicate Ltd, its growth and expansion in the automotive sector has been facilitated by the need to meet the interests and needs of its key stakeholders (Barnard, 1998). The vehicles that are manufactured

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    “In 1921, Walter P. Chrysler joined as Chairman of Maxwell Motor Corporation” and inherited the company’s World War I driven debt (Wheelen & Hunger, 2012, p. 17-2). The company would stop selling vehicles under the Maxwell name in 1923 and would release the first Chrysler named vehicle in 1924 called the Chrysler Six (Wheelen & Hunger, 2012, p. 17-2). Between 1928 and 1951 the company would acquire Dodge Brothers, develop “the DeSoto and Plymouth Divisions”, release the Chrysler Airflow, and build

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    Chrysler Motors LLC, a U.S. auto manufacturing company, is no stranger to creating various automotive innovations through the years. Nor is the company a stranger to working its way through financial ups and downs. During Chrysler’s more profitable years the company has made several successful strategic acquisitions such as the one during the 1920s when Chrysler bought the Dodge Brothers firm. This acquisition allowed Chrysler to develop and release the low priced Plymouth brand as well as the medium

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    the fact that this questions brings every answer in this discussion together. It would be more suitable to answer all the questions first and then bring all of them together. The first website is the official website for the automotive company, Chrysler. The audience for this website would be mature and tolerant adults. What do I mean by mature adults? People who are responsible and capable enough to make their own decisions. As we know, buying a car is a big and heavy responsibility and a huge

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