Please note: This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used as a basis for class discussion. It is not intended to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. Nor is it a primary information source. Chat with us Please leave your feedback. Considered one of the founders of the European automobile industry, Fiat opened its first car manufacturing facility in in Corso Dante, Italy
Fiat Auto: The Italian Giant in Trouble
FIAT Case Study by Saverio Galasso
Return to Case Studies. Download PDF. Additional countries will be added. Together with Citi, FCA created an automated solution, allowing the company to automatically centralise all currencies in a regional treasury centre RTC based in London and implement a single-bank cash management structure across the countries in scope with the ability to facilitate local payments and receivables, have access to state-of-the-art reconciliation and lower its transactional and financial costs at a regional level. As the project began, a strong governance structure was embedded to enable the project to successfully pay 70, Italy-based employees monthly from their Citi Milan accounts, followed by another 4, in the other countries. The team opened approximately bank accounts, on-boarded 15 new country units and more than subsidiaries, added another five currencies in addition to euro to the cash pool, created three custom map solutions, implemented two Citi Channels CitiDirect and CitiConnect and managed one corporate spin-off.
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This dramatic change is owed to the implementation of lean management and the Toyota production system. This paper will illustrate the causes for the crisis and how lean management was introduced to Porsche. Main Body Production processes were slow, redundant and inefficient, products lacked quality, organizational structures were complex and employees capabilities have not been used effectively. Introduction Engstrom Auto Mirror is a private manufacturing organization that produces mirrors for vehicles such as trucks and other automobiles Beer. The current major problems that Engstrom is currently facing, are some big layoffs and its newly implemented Scanlon plan isn't working.
A strategic alliance links two or more companies operations by combining manufacturing resources and knowledge. With that said, Chrysler was ordered by the U. So, in early , Fiat turned out to be the key contender for Chrysler and in April , Chrysler and Fiat announced their strategic alliance and agreed on a new ownership structure. In May , Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a New York court and started the process of a company-wide restructuring. Chrysler and Fiat, as well as the Obama Administration, announced that the Fiat Group, plans on providing technology-related expertise and assembly platforms to Chrysler.