Description: If all had gone according to plan, Carlos Ghosn would have been winging his way to Amsterdam on his corporate jet Wednesday night en route to a potentially critical meeting of senior members of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance — of which he has long served as CEO.
Date: Nov 30, 2018
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the history of this alliance and explain why some believe there is inside political motivation behind the arrest of Carlos Ghosn.
- Do you think management of these organizations can recover from this situation?
- Do you think these events will lesson the chances of future global alliances?
- Would things have been different if there had been a straight merger of the firms, in your opinion?