Question – Total Marks – 15
Comment on the leadership style that has always inspired you.[5 marks, Min 200 words] Assume you are the project leader of a big project for your company in your specialized area. Two employees left your team just before the deadline on this big project. According to you, what leadership skills will be required to manage the team to meet the deadline in such a situation. [10 Marks, Min 500 words] Question – Total Marks – 15
Case: Tata “Nano”: The People’s Car.
One of the most ambitious projects of Tata Motor’s, which was started in 2008. Tata Motors Limited was established in 1945 and grew into the largest automobile company in India. In January 2008, Tata Motors unveiled its People’s Car, the Tata Nano, which is a small and cheap car designated for the emerging market of India. Its development was conditioned by using disruptive technologies and on that account, it was tagged as a disruptive innovation. It was envisioned by the Tata Group former chairman Ratan Tata himself, as a safe, affordable, all-weather means of transport for families.
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As an innovator, what do you feel Tato Motors tried to inspire other automakers in terms of leadership and innovation? Analyse the different innovation types and steps involved in the Tata Nano design and comment on your views on why the Tata Nano failed ultimately. What changes you would like to recommend if you get a chance to relaunch the product.[15 Marks, Min 700 words