ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's trade unions, representing both public and private sector employees, staged a nationwide two-hour strike on Tuesday, firing a warning shot against the government's plan to make labor rules more flexible.The unions said the strike, which began at midday, was a signal to the two-year-old Social Democrats-led government that it had to change its economic policy or step down.It is unclear how many people joined the stoppage, but the unions earlier said they expected at least 100,000 people to down tools for two hours.
Bob Lutz is a legend in the auto industry. He worked at BMW and also for Lee Iaccoca, the guy who saw Chrysler through a major crisis in the late 1970s (Lutz arrived in the 1980s). A former Marine, he flies fighter jets and isn't afraid to speak his mind.
Excerpted from Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership by Bob Lutz, in agreement with Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Copyright (c) Bob Lutz, 2013. The paperback edition published 2014.
Former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz. (Credit: Lutz Communications) Devon, PA -- Tesla Motors is teetering on the edge, according to Bob Lutz, the man behind the development of the Chevrolet Volt. I think he's wrong. But he was right about the Volt. And that's what matters. "Tesla's showing all the signs of a company in trouble: bleeding [...]