CASE STUDY – ENGINES OF DEMOCRACY
Answer the following after a complete review of the assigned reading. Each answer should be developed and in complete statements. References in APA style are required!
- What role does the management have at the GE Jet Engine plant – What do they do?
- How does the self managed teams at GE work & why is this structure so successful for GE?
- The failure rate of a GE engine is so small that many say the GE jet engine is Error Free. Please share how this is accomplished and how self managed work teams are the KEY?
- If you could do something (and you have to!) to improve the GE jet engine plant and make them even MORE successful what would you do and why? – remember to use terms from the reading!
- What problems do you see for companies that would like to adopt the self managed team structure like GE? (There are many – make sure to use details and terms)