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Summer Author Series at McLean & Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey: Thomas Crumm

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July 18, 2012
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


McLean & Eakin Booksellers
307 E. Lake St.
Petoskey, MI United States

McLean & Eakin, Booksellers welcomes author Thomas Crumm for a reading, question and answer period and signing of his book, What is Good for General Motors?

In the mid-1990s, Crumm was appointed to lead GM Chairman John Smale’s “Scenario Planning” staff. He was also appointed to attempt to expand the Saturn experiment. Since leaving General Motors, he has worked with companies in the development of hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles. In his book, he talks about the many lessons he learned from the rise and fall of Saturn – in particular, how the American manufacturing sector can be restored to its world class position.

Crumm is a third generation autoworker born and raised in Flint, Michigan. As a result of working with tools to being a part of former GM head, Roger Smith’s think tank for six years, he was allowed to attend executive programs at Harvard, Wharton School of Business and Northwestern. He has always considered himself a “hands-on” industrial engineer.

This is a free wine and cheese event and reservations are requested. For more details, contact McLean & Eakin, Booksellers at .231.347.1180.

Petoskey, on Little Traverse Bay, is about 60 miles north of Traverse City on US-31.