New United Motors Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), a joint venture between General Motors (GM) and Toyota. Starting continue NUMMI in 1983 to be one of the most efficient in the U.S. manufacturing and producing cars that are at the forefront of quality ratings. The case describes how Jamie Hresko, an experienced GM executives, for several weeks at NUMMI as operators working on the assembly line. Used to illustrate the background data and Jamie experience how the system works NUMMI. Designe … Read more »

New United Motors Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), a joint venture between General Motors (GM) and Toyota. Starting continue NUMMI in 1983 to be one of the most efficient in the U.S. manufacturing and producing cars that are at the forefront of quality ratings. The case describes how Jamie Hresko, an experienced GM executives, for several weeks at NUMMI as operators working on the assembly line. Used to illustrate the background data and Jamie experience how the system works NUMMI. Designed to explore how the alignment of HR practices can produce exceptional results in a manufacturing plant. Challenges to explain to readers why NUMMI is so successful, and whether this approach can be used in other settings.
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Charles A. O’Reilly
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
13 pages.
Release Date: 02 Dec, 1998. Prod #: HR11-PDF-ENG
New United Motors Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) HBR case solution