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Carlos Ghosn: as C.E.O of Nissan and Renault
The case starts off discussing Louis Schweitzer announcing that Ghosn would be taking over at Renault. Carlos Ghosn is the C.E.O of Nissan and will also be running Renault as well, which was exclaimed in the text. Being that Carlos was known as “turnaround artist” Nissan knew that he would be perfect for the position. While at Nissan Carlos was able to make a way out of no way. Carlos had to learn to adapt to Japanese culture and their way of conducting business. He respected their ideologies and methods, but he had bigger and better plans. He found a way to keep the Japanese happy and earn a profit within the organization by doing what he thought was best. Carlos seen that the company Nissan was not gaining profits for a number of reasons. One was that each division within the company kept to themselves they did not want to communicate with one another. Meaning that the financial department stayed to themselves, the bottom management stayed to themselves and so on and so forth. He came up with the concept of cross-functional teams within the organization. He knew that people where resistant to change be he figured out a way to show them that change is the only way this company will be successful. In an effort to turn the company around Carlos developed the Nissan Restructuring Plan otherwise known as the NRP to rebuild the failing company. He implemented things such as face to face communications instead of emails and calls. He promoted people based on performance rather than seniority. He stated to his employees that “I don’t want excuses. I want to know what you are going to do t make things better”. I believe along with this attitude and his remarkable leadership is why he was able to make Nissan a profitable company.
Carlos also faced some challenges in being the leader of two companies. Both Nissan and Renault owned state within each other’s organizations. Renault was facing the diminishing of its company...

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