Future, not fear, should guide industry, exec says

Beene, Ryan
August 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;8/24/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p19
Trade Publication
The article presents opinion of Samir Salman, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)-region Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Continental AG, on decision making of Auto industry leaders in this period of downturn. He said that however tough and turbulent the automobile industry is now, this is only a temporary period. He told leaders to make tough decisions, be ethical and honest with employees and find creative solutions to problems.


Related Articles

  • CRISIS - TIME FOR PURIFICATION AND CHANGE. Brychtová, Šárka // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Negotia;2010, Vol. 3, p113 

    The present article aims to provide an uneconomic view of the current economic crisis. The text deals with the substance of the crisis in its wide connections and creates a parallel between a general crisis and the economic crisis. It perceives the economic crisis like a kind of illness and...

  • Lessons learned from the Penn Central. Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;May2009, Vol. 210 Issue 5, p4 

    The author reflects on the problems facing automaker General Motors (GM). He expresses sadness over the company's announcement to stop the production of the Pontiac in 2010. He highlights the role of management problems and the lack of people passionate about cars in the problems facing GM. He...

  • Marketing on a Leash. Rich, David // CRM Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p10 

    The article focuses on business management that generates growth and recovery after the global economic crisis in 2008. It states that based from a survey made by Accenture Ltd., business planners aim to achieve business growth after the crisis despite cost concerns. It also emphasizes that...

  • Global Risk and Beck's Cosmopolitan Politics. Donoghue, Geraldine // Social Alternatives;2011 Third Quarter, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p15 

    The article discusses global risk and cosmopolitanism, examining work by sociologist Ulrich Beck which argues that risk can lead to global collaboration and communication between states and groups. The author examines Beck's arguments about risk and looks at transnational decision making during...

  • Firestone aims to win airspring business in Europe -- eventually. Shaw, David // European Rubber Journal;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p23 

    The article reports on the opportunities provided by the recession on the personnel and industrial management aspects of Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in Europe. It states that lack of business is one of the effects of the recession which gives time to the company to restructure its technical team...

  • Passivity has its price. Hobart, Craig // Super Review;Oct2010, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p20 

    In this article, the author discusses the impact of passive strategies in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The author is critical on the differences of how active and passive investors manage the issues of decision making process which can have a direct impact on an investor's total...

  • Gestión del Talento en Tiempo de Crisis. Casado, José Manuel // Capital Humano;Nov2008, Vol. 21 Issue 226, p98 

    No abstract available.

  • Enterprise Risk Management Program Quality: Determinants, Value Relevance, and the Financial Crisis. Baxter, Ryan; Bedard, Jean C.; Hoitash, Rani; Yezegel, Ari // Contemporary Accounting Research;Winter2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p1264 

    This paper investigates factors associated with high-quality Enterprise Risk Management ( ERM) programs in financial services firms, and whether ERM quality enhances performance and signals credibility to the financial markets. ERM, developed with the assistance of the accounting profession,...

  • Despite recession, Toyota Credit curbs delinquencies, repossessions 15%. Carmona, José L. // Caribbean Business;10/29/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 43, p10 

    The article reports on the effort of Toyota Credit of Puerto Rico Corp. (TCPR) to control its repossessions and delinquencies amidst the recession in Puerto Rico. It states that TCPR has reduced its delinquencies and repossessions by 10% to 15 %. TCPR general manager Willemien Steensma stresses...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics