Jaguar Comes to Halewood: The Story of a Turnaround

Published 02 Jul 2002
Reference 4938
Topic Operations
Region Europe

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