Read The Case And Answer The Questions

At the end of chapter 5 of this book: Managing Human Resources. (17th ed) Snell, S., Morris, S., & Bohlander, G. (2016)

You will find the following case study (Homegrown Talent: Mary Barra Rises to GM’s Top Post)

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Read the case and answer the questions:

1   Because Mary Barra’s father also worked at general Motors, was her hiring an example of nepotism? If you were a business owner, would you want to hire relatives of your employees? What would the pros and cons of doing so be?

2   What role did Mary Barra play in advancing her career? What role did GM play in “growing” her career?


Style (times, 12, double space, minimum of 1.5 pages without the cover page)