My Life and Work
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Born into a modest Detroit family, Henry Ford became a pioneer of American ingenuity and industry. In 1922, at the peak of his success in putting countless automobiles on the road, Ford put his own story onto paper. A practical statement of his personal history and shrewd business values, this book is the self-portrait of an American icon, one of the greatest success stories of United States history in his own words.
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WHAT IS THE IDEA?
We have only started on our development of our country--we have not as yet, with all our talk of wonderful progress, done more than scratch the surface. The progress has been wonderful enough--but when we compare what we have done with what there is to do, then our past ...
Reviewed by jpjr on Mar 4, 2011
An industrous individual.
This book reveal just how industrous a man Henry Ford was and what a large part of the industrial revolution he was.
Reviewed by misterm on Aug 7, 2009
Interesting character in our US history.
I enjoyed reading the history aspect and Mr Henry Ford has many strong opinions about many subjects.
Reviewed by dopyiii on Mar 17, 2009
Interesting look into our industrial past
I enjoyed reading this book. Sometimes, I thought, "I'm not taking crazy pills!" Ford's viewpoints are sometimes non-traditional, but the early history of his company show that his viewpoints are often effective. His innovative management style of innovative technology can be applied by many companies today to resolve many of the issues that many of us face in the workplace today. However, the task for the reader is now to learn how to adapt what Ford has purported, what was historically effective (i.e., in what things was Ford actually right?), and how to adapt it to high-technology firms.
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