CIS 527 Strayer University Week 1 Managerial Risk
- Introduce yourself to your peers by sharing something unique about your background. Explain how you expect this course will help you move forward in your current or future career.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and Neuralink, has been in the news a lot lately. Companies that are closely associated with their founder are often influenced by their founder’s actions. Speculation is that some of Musk’s recent behavior has raised the level of risk for Tesla. Read the article, “The Biggest Risk That Will Determine Tesla’s Fate: Elon Musk Himself.” Then, respond to the following:
- First, comment on your perspective of Elon Musk’s behavior and if you feel that it is positively or negatively influencing Tesla.
- Second, add in any additional steps that you think Tesla could take to minimize the effect of their founder, Elon Musk.
- Finally, add your own example of a growing company that may fall in the same category as Tesla with a well-known founder and any specific steps that they could take to minimize this type of risk.
- Be sure to respond to at least one of your classmates’ posts.