Cummins, Inc.

Cummins, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacturing and design of multi-scale and high performance electrical power generation systems, diesel engines and other related technologies. Cummins operates within a business-to-business environment all around the globe; approximately 190 countries and employs over 40,000 people worldwide. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, Cummins utilizes a vast network of more than 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 5,200 dealer locations. In 2011, Cummins reported a net income of $1.75 billion. Cummins was founded in 1919 by Clessie Lyle Cummins.  
Strategic Leadership; US and Foreign
Cummins strategic leadership starts with its vision statement and the belief that the power of Cummins can create a better life for the people of the world. At the heart of the company’s vision are its core values. It is vital that all employees embrace these values. Also, this makes recruiting and selecting only the best a strategic function for the company. The Times 100 identifies these values as:
  * Integrity: Strive to do what is right and do what we say we will do.
  * Innovation: Provide the creative ingenuity to make us better, faster and first.
  * Superior Results: Exceed expectations consistently
  * Corporate Responsibility: Serve and support the communities in which we live.
  * Diversity: Embrace the diverse perspectives of all people and honor with both dignity and respect.
  * Global Involvement: Seek a world view and act without boundaries.
In order to meet the needs of an ever-increasing customer expectation, Cummins employs a team-based manufacturing approach. The company assembles teams that are dynamic, sound and meet the task specific need of its customer. One of the challenges in meeting these requirements is tactful and intelligent recruiting.
Cummins puts a high priority on hiring the best and getting it right during the recruiting process. Poor recruitment can be very...