Autoliv Australia

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BUSM2193 Managing Change
Case 2: Autoliv Australia

Question 1
Schuler and Jackson (1987) propose the model of Human Resource Management as the business strategic policies and practices of the organization. This framework is to achieving competitive advantage in different industry condition. They argue for fit in different industry condition and business strategic. It includes innovation, quality enhancement and cost reduction. This business strategic associated with particular employee role behaviors and HRM policies and practices.
Autoliv has introduced to facilitate, the business strategic to continue changing, that means the way in people work and different with the other competitors. We can prove that in the National Union Workers;
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Leadership is crucial for high performance and for shaping the future of the organization.

Leadership role
Leadership role is used to describe the effective defined and positive behaviors that carried out. Leader role is the part of leadership function of management. (Ritzer 2003) Leadership can be used as a long–team relationship or partnership between the members and the group leader (Block 1993). A leader performs leadership role, such as strategic planner, team builder, technical problem solver, information sharing and strong orientation towards.
Leader should act as a strategic planner and set the organization goal, thinks about the future and makes decisions. (Mintzberg 1994). A leader as a team builder encourages members to talk about the problem and act as an adviser, leads the members to share the information and is very innovative in solving problems. Leader drives each task groups towards corporate goals. All members accustomed to the team approach and behaved proactively. They contributed themselves towards corporate vision. All initiatives were treated as business and members help to improve their performance. It is successful in inspiring confidence and support from the staff to achieve organization goals. (Chan & Mauborgne 2003)

Value-base leadership

Value-base leadership practices including involvement and leading by example, strategic planning and involving everyone. Leaders create and share visions.