3.1 Out of Crisis: Innovations in the 1980s and Beyond

3.1 Out of Crisis: Innovations in the 1980s and Beyond

This week’s videos explore innovations relating to the world of work.

In this video, Professor Kochan examines the rise and fall of Saturn, an automobile manufacturer that operated as a subsidiary of GM until 2009.

Please watch the video and then answer the question below. 

Video: The Rise and Fall of Saturn

Attentiveness Question

 "Crowdsourcing" can create new, effective ways of working  close
 It is important to have a sustaining strategy for once champions move on  close
 Authoritative, top-down management is necessary when people disagree about strategy  check
Check Show Solution

Explanation The Saturn case highlights the importance of collaborative solutions, including "crowdsourcing", as well as sustaining strategies that provide stability over time.

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