Tata takeover puts HR in the driving seat of change

Chubb, Laura
April 2008
People Management;4/3/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p9
This article reports on the personnel management strategy applied by Indian automobile maker Tata in its acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motor in 2008. Tata has pledged to keep the Jaguar and Land Rover factories open until at least the end of 2011, saving thousands of jobs. According to Satish Pradhan, executive vice-president of group at Tata Sons, leadership is about taking the view that people capabilities are a source of competitive advantage.


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