Blog: Dave LeggettVolkswagen Group: growth through high vertical integration and decentralised brands

Dave Leggett | 29 January 2013

Volkswagen Group. Growing. Impressive revenues and profitability, especially from a Europe-based automaker. Brands that span all vehicle segments. And it employs an awful lot of people, so does not look too good on productivity measures.

I have come across an interesting article looking at how Volkswagen Group is organised and suggesting that it is moving in ways that are both at odds with conventional industrial wisdom and that show similarities with General Motors in the past.

Over half a million employees globally is certainly going some...

How Volkswagen is run like no other car company


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