General Motors (D): the Picos Team
6 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2009
This case provides a context for discussing the GM PICOS team approach to supplier-cost reductions from the perspective of a member of the team who realizes his recommendations could displace a lot of supplier employees. Instructors should consider two companion cases, "General Motors (B): Ignacio Lopez" (UVA-E-0088) and "General Motors (C): Mike Ross" (UVA-E-0089).
Keywords: cost control, ethical issues, diverse protagonist, female, diversity in the workplace, operations management, diversity case
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