Jaguar Comes to Halewood: The Story of a Turnaround

Published 02 Jul 2002
Reference 4938
Topic Operations
Region Europe
Length 21 page(s)
Language English

The case describes the turnaround process of one of the worst car assembly plants in the world to a showcase plant ready to produce the new Baby Jaguar. It focuses on managerial, people and organizational issues. A companion case describes the product, process and supply chain changes in more detail.

Teaching objectives

Plants and people are not bad: management can be Even the worst plant can be turned around It takes a very consistent and deep effort by a committed team to change things

  • Turnaround
  • Change management
  • Continual improvement
  • Re-engineering
  • RD0102