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    innovation approach to remain competitive. It is the company that pioneered electric cars purposely for sporting events. The innovation approach has placed them at a very favorable position amongst the consumers of its products. They project to make record sales of the electric sporting car by end of 2015 as well as in the next five years. Toyota and Daimler are their major consumers of the train components presently. To continue being a market leader, the company’s management has plans in place to sale their products at affordable prices and increases the range of products. Strategic managers The Board of Directors at Tesla is headed by Elon Musk who doubles as the product architect as well as the CEO. Others who form the board of directors are Brad Buss, Ira Ehrenpreis, Robyn Denholm, Antinio Gracias, Steve Jurvetson and Kimbal Musk. Elon was among the co-founders of Tesla who currently is responsible for design and subsequent manufacturing of electric cars. He is experienced and competent enough to head the board of directors. The rich education background has laid a strong foundation on his leadership skills and work approach. He has an undergraduate degree in business and physics, and has worked at Silicon Valley before moving to Tesla. This shows Tesla has a more than competent CEO who can perform his duties with precision. The corporate governance at Tesla who form the top management has the CEO, the chief technical officer and the chief financial officer . The top…

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    Instead of remaining in Silicon Valley and tumbling into the same rhythm as his peers, Musk took his business to Los Angeles, California. The conservative wisdom at the time said to take a break and wait for the next big thing to arrive in due time. Musk denied the logic by spending one hundred million dollars on SpaceX (Vance 21). In 2002 his vision launched with the objective of his newly established company: “To create a true space-faring civilization.” The idea of traveling from other…

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    Elon Musk Research Paper

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    Elon Musk was born in 1971 and is currently 46 years of age, Elon also own three big companies you may have heard about the Tesla, SpaceX, and the boring company. These companies are going to save our planets. SpaceX is a NASU competitor. SpaceX is the first rocket ship company to make a reusable rocket they did this to save money because 80 of the cost of rockets if from rebuilding the rocket. NASU even bought rockets from SpaceX because it was so much more cost-effective. SpaceX is planning to…

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    Elon Musk Accomplishments

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    Elon Musk is a man that will forever change the way of future of technology. With the recent success of Tesla, it is almost unheard for one to not know about them. Elon Musk has changed the automobile scene. Musk has created a new genre of cars that will grow later in the future, but Musk’s life has not always been successful. From growing up in South Africa, Musk was not able to have an exciting childhood with technology, and not too much money . Other than school, his day mostly consisted of…

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    “Are you familiar with this man on the screen?” — asked Drew Higgins a sophomore engineering student, to a room full of his peers at the Leonard Center Speaking Contest. Drew was giving a presentation on the futuristic Hyperloop, using an image of its creator Elon Musk as his entry point. Before beginning his presentation, Drew provided some background knowledge explaining the reason behind creating such a mode of transportation. The motivation behind it was that Musk was having a difficult time…

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    edge and industry leading companies in the world, and they all have one thing in common: their South African-born leadership. Elon Musk is at this point a name known by people young and old across many disciplines, whether in business, investing, or engineering. His net worth is estimated at $11.4 billion as of October 31st, 2016, making him the 94th wealthiest person in the world (Forbes, Elon Musk). His companies also share the goal of revolutionizing how and where, mankind lives. Musk forms…

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    falling stock prices are not the problem for musk, and in fact he is not worried that the cars are not selling as well as people want. The issue is the stockholders who want to make a quick return. Musk believes that if his stockholders do not believe in his same vision as him then they should sell their shares. He believes that his stockholders are buying into something bigger than just making money, but buying into a company who vision is to change the future of the car industry. When we…

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    inspirational film. After watching “Iron Man” and researching the film, I found out that Elon Musk is the inspiration for the character of Tony Stark in the film. According to director Jon Favreau, Musk is a person who could give us insight to the Tony Stark character in the film. Musk is a billionaire as well and a successful entrepreneur who manages several companies that…

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    Though not a scientist, Musk is still a large influence with his company, SpaceX. It's a commercial company who attempt to “Revolutionize Space Technology with the Ultimate Goal of Enabling People to Live on Other Planets” (SpaceX). Of course, interstellar travel is still just a dream, but that hasn't stopped SpaceX from revolutionizing the space exploration industry. One large problem that organizations like NASA face is what to do with a launched rocket. So far, their plan has been to crash…

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    A bad working environment plagued with fires and unsafe working conditions has prompted workers to leave the company. This has left a shortage of staff whichis why they work long days and 6 day work weeks.In addition, Elon Musk is also not a fan of unions. It has been said that he has fired many of the NUMMI union workers at the plant and has replaced them with non-union H1-B overseas workers. Actions like this is not a great moral boaster for those who remain loyal at the factory; there seems…

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