Submit an analysis of the operational and managerial challenges Schindler faces in India. Your report should clearly demonstrate your ability to apply, integrate, and cite relevant theories, concepts, frameworks and ideas from course readings into your analysis. Additional research is not required or desired. Use the data and information provided by the case study, course readings and conferences discussion. Format:
The report is to be 7-to-8 pages, double-spaced with 1-inch margins, 10-to-12 point type, and posted as rtf or Word document. Use APA format for references. The cover page, references, and appendixes are not part of the page count. The organization of the report is to include: Introduction: A brief, one-to-two paragraph introduction that succinctly states the issues or problems you will discuss in the report. Do not restate the facts presented in the case. Analysis:
From the list below, identify and briefly discuss what you consider to be the two major issues and management problems challenging Schindler’s cultural adaptation for its operations in India. •
Strategy, mode of entry
Marketing, sourcing strategies, logistics
International and local staffing policy.
2. Was Silvio the right choice for general manager of Schindler’s India operations, for this start-up company? Should you recruit staff primarily for knowledge or for attitude? If you were Silvio, would you accept this assignment? If yes, why or if no, why not? 3. Imagine you are Mr. Luc Bonnard. How would you evaluate Silvio’s first 8 months as general manager of the Indian company? How effective has Silvio been in developing the organizational capabilities of Schindler India? What action do you think Bonnard should take in regards to Silvio: Should he leave Silvio alone or coach him to make specific changes? Or is it time to remove him? Conclusions and Reflections:
What insights does the Schindler case give you into the connection...
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