Managing Operational Behaviour

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Managing Operational Behaviour Assignment -Case Study of Li Shufu, chairman of Geely

2014.1.14

Managing Operational Behaviour Assignment -Case Study of Li Shufu, chairman of Geely

2014.1.14

Content
1 Introduction 3
2 Background Information 3
3 Gaining Support and Trust 3
4 Use networking to sustain the powerful station 9
5 Conclusion 12

1 Introduction
Managing organizational behaviour (MOB) comprises a wide variety of topics, such as motivation, leadership and organizational design, which relate to different aspects of behaviour in organizations (Knights et al., 2007). Specialists within different function of business are inevitably working with others. Likewise, generalist managers are involved in coordinating their activities with different specialist functions. Crucially, these are not only simply impersonal activities requiring technical skills, but also organizing capabilities that are identified as leadership, communication and motivation. This paper will provide a case study of Li Shufu, chairman of Geely Automobile Holdings. The first part will focus on how Li gained trust and support at Volvo Car Corporation after acquisition, and then the seconded will look at how Li derived and sustained power from the networking.

2 Background Information
Established in 1927, Volvo Car Corporation has been one of the best-known luxury automobile manufacturers in the world. And in 2010, Volvo Car Corporation was acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which is the Chinese automobile manufacturer, focusing on development, manufacturing and sales of lower or medium grade cars with cheap price. And Li is CEO of Geely Automobile Holding Co Ltd., a privately owned carmaker in China (Geely website, 2013).

3 Gaining Support and Trust After acquisition of Volvo Car Corporation, Li became the CEO of the combined company, Geely…...

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