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McKnight from the very beginning of his corporate career continued to develop his business, managerial, and interpersonal skills, all that is needed to prepare for the Industry challenges that the corporation would eventually face. As McKnight continued his journey within the management structure of the Corporate Giant General Motors Corporation, he would receive outstanding and highly effective performance appraisals.
McKnight continued to further develop his management and financial skills as well as being focused on challenging issues within and outside the corporate structure.
General Motors Corporation is comprised of Union and Non Union workers. The Union employees are members of one of the worlds largest-Unions the United Automobile Workers Union, known as the U.A.W.
The U.A.W. concerns itself with issues involving their members and issues regarding conditions of employment. The members of General Motors Corporate management structure did not have representation from the UAW because they were management and non union employees.
The United Automobile Workers Union, would help its workers with issues which would involve wages, who should work overtime, overtime wages, work conditions, and many other economic issues and resolutions of disputes and grievances with management, including but not limited to corporate layoffs due to downsizing and job terminations. The United Automobile Workers Union was powerful, economically positioned and equipped with a vast financial war chest.
For many years General Motors Corporation has held the title as the World’s largest automobile maker, dominating the Industry with its large production of automobiles and trucks.
As the Automobile Industry began to change, due to the entrants of competitors who would began to make an impact on the automobile market by way of various business, manufacturing and marketing strategies. The competitive entrants’ objective was simply to increase their presence and market share of the lucrative worldwide automobile industry. General Motors Corporation would eventually experience a reduction in market share and would have to make adjustments to management and union workers.
Corporate downsizing is often a necessary fact of doing business and running a corporation. In any event most corporations if not all have a well established protocol that would bring about personnel reductions.
Suddenly without notice the corporate atmosphere at the colossal gigantic Generals Motors Corporation changed to that of an uncertain climate. The member employees of General Motors Corporation would sense insecurity. However with cyclical economic downturns in the United States and world economies and faced with competition from abroad; operational changes would occur.
McKnight’s management position would eventually be affected, and McKnight soon afterwards would find himself challenging the Humongous Colossal General Motors Corporation before administrative agencies, the state court, United States Federal District Court, the US Court of Appeals, and with a writ a certiorari before the United States Supreme Court, General Motors would respond to the occa