1 great leader can turn GM around

To the Editor:

Regarding Keith Crain's June 16 column, "Changing GM will take time":

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg details how Paul O'Neill turned around the culture and business of Alcoa in just a handful of years.

We all recently saw how one man, Alan Mulally, turned around Ford in a handful of years, leading it through one of the worst crises ever to hit the automotive world.

Now, General Motors has the perfect opportunity to be the best automotive company in the world. It has been afforded the gift of this crisis to help it turn things around.

Great leaders of other large, struggling companies have demonstrated conclusively that GM is just one great leader away from regaining and surpassing its former greatness. The only way it will take 10 years or a generation is if it doesn't have that one great leader.



Myers Motors

Tallmadge, Ohio

Myers Motors manufactures 200 mpg-e, 70+ mph electric three-wheel vehicles and is developing a four-wheel car version.

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