Kimbal Musk

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  • Tesla Motors Swot Analysis

    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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  • The Leadership Of Elon Musk

    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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  • Elon Musk Is The Inspiration For The Character Of Tony Stark

    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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  • Tesla Harvard Case Analysis

    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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  • The Pros And Cons Of Elon Musk

    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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  • Solvay: A Leadership Analysis

    From the lecture, I found encouraging innovation by asking employees to come up with ideas was the most important quality of an entrepreneurial leader. At Solvay this is a commitment they live by. Not only is this a good idea for the company, since they could possibly acquire the next big innovation, it inspires employees, like Martin Luther King, Jr. did. Without repercussions entrepreneurs like Jean-Pierre Clamadieu can create a pool of shared ideas that will help Solvay become a more…

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  • Elon Musk Analysis

    I consider Elon Musk to be one of the greatest CEOs of our time. He was the founder of Zip2, an online directory service, and PayPal. Musk is presently CEO and CTO of Tesla Motors, a manufacturer of electric vehicles, and SpaceX, a designer of space transport services. Through my analysis of Musk’s exploits, I conclude that his strength as a leader is threefold: his ability to inspire others with his vision, his unwavering motivation to seek profitability through sustainability and purpose, and…

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  • Marketing Case Study: Tesla Motors

    What is your brand objective? Tesla’s objective is to create the most compelling car company of the 21st century by driving the world’s transition to electric vehicles and to expand the Tesla’s vehicle market geographically. The CEO of the company, Elon musk states in the company overview “Our goal when we created Tesla a decade ago was the same as it is today: to drive the world’s transition to electric mobility by bringing a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars Tesla Motors…

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  • Case Study: Elon Musk

    Elon Musk has never been shy to spend an exuberant amount of money in order to fulfill his ambition. Musk spent over $100 million in SpaceX, over $70 million in Tesla Motors, and over $10 million in Solar City upon entry into these markets without foreseeable returns (Vance, 2015). Musk dedicates large sums of money towards creating production facilities. Making up for the equipment expenditure relied on profits made from the Tesla electric vehicles and investor confidence (Vance, 2015). The…

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  • Quit Tasks In A Business

    They understand that a business will have to traverse through a vast array of obstacles before it can reach any form of success. They embrace this fact and attack it with hesitation. Successful technologist and engineer, Elon Musk, was asked if he ever thought about quitting after his third consecutive failure with the Falcon 1 rocket. His response was “Never. I don’t ever give up. I would have to be dead or completely incapacitated” (SpaceX). After Musk was quoted, he put everything on the line…

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