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Listen to the ?This American Life? radio show #403 called NUMMI

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1. Listen to the ?This American Life? radio show #403 called NUMMI from 3/26/2010. You can find a link to stream the episode at the following web site: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/403/nummi. It is FREE to stream. Please do not pay for it. The link same link is listed also in the Lessons section of Angel.;a. This radio show is about a joint venture between Toyota and GM, called NUMMI. A joint venture occurs when two independent companies choose to work cooperatively to run a third independent business entity. Usually the joint venture fills some business purpose for both parties that neither company can attain in its original business.;b. The episode is approximately 60 minutes long. Please note that employees reveal their thoughts and actions at work in this broadcast, some of which may be offensive (sex, drugs, adult language). These thoughts and actions are integral to your understanding of the culture at GM and Toyota before the creation of NUMMI. Please accept my apologies in advance for any offense.;2. Think about why GM and Toyota created NUMMI. In your opinion, which of the following topics was the greatest contributor to the change in employee behavior at NUMMI (as compared to GM) and why? To justify your position, be sure you use the theories and terminology associated with your chosen topic in your answer. You may need to address more than one area as the topics may be interconnected.;Social Responsibility Groups and Teams;Politics, Conflict, and Negotiation Communication;Values, Attitudes and Ethics;3. Which one (1) topic of those listed above, comprised the easiest challenge to management at NUMMI? Justify your choice.;4. Be sure to document any assumptions you make. Your assumptions may not contradict the facts of the scenario presented. Do not waste space/time repeating the contents of the pod cast in your paper. Assume your reader is familiar with the basic contents of the pod cast and the scenario described.;I need about 500 to 600 words for a reference for a 8 page paper.;Attachment Preview;INSTRUCTIONS.docx;INSTRUCTIONS;1. Listen to the This American Life radio show #403 called NUMMI from 3/26/2010. You can find a link to;stream the episode at the following web site: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/403/nummi.;It is FREE to stream. Please do not pay for it. The link same link is listed also in the Lessons section of Angel.;a. This radio show is about a joint venture between Toyota and GM, called NUMMI. A joint venture occurs;when two independent companies choose to work cooperatively to run a third independent business;entity. Usually the joint venture fills some business purpose for both parties that neither company can;attain in its original business.;b. The episode is approximately 60 minutes long. Please note that employees reveal their thoughts and;actions at work in this broadcast, some of which may be offensive (sex, drugs, adult language). These;thoughts and actions are integral to your understanding of the culture at GM and Toyota before the;creation of NUMMI. Please accept my apologies in advance for any offense.;2. Think about why GM and Toyota created NUMMI. In your opinion, which of the following topics was the;greatest contributor to the change in employee behavior at NUMMI (as compared to GM) and why? To justify;your position, be sure you use the theories and terminology associated with your chosen topic in your answer. You;may need to address more than one area, as the topics may be interconnected.;Social Responsibility;Politics, Conflict, and Negotiation;Values, Attitudes and Ethics;Groups and Teams;Communication;3. Which one (1) topic of those listed above, comprised the easiest challenge to management at NUMMI? Justify;your choice.;4. Be sure to document any assumptions you make. Your assumptions may not contradict the facts of the scenario;presented. Do not waste space/time repeating the contents of the pod cast in your paper. Assume your reader is;familiar with the basic contents of the pod cast and the scenario described.

 

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