Volkswagen of America? Are the criticisms justified? Is it an improvement over
the old process?
As a new management system implemented, the productive of IT department was
increasing, which means the new system worked well in the certain condition,
especially in 1990’s, the year few companies have experiences in investing money
in IT department. With the new system, they cut part of the budget requirements
and finally made a decision to use the funds in a more fair and efficient way.
So, the criticisms of the new process are unjustified. The new process solved an
unstructured discussion within different ELT members who insisted that their own
department should be on the first priority and allocated the funds finally.
It’s really an improvement over the old process because it allocated the fund with
a methodology way, which means allocated the fund to the projects top needed.
Although what they did improved the profits in certain departments and projects,