Henry Ford Paved The Way

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Henry Ford Paved The Way    

“It is better to sell a large number of cars at a reasonably

small margin than to sell fewer at a large margin of profit . . .

It enables a large number of people to buy and enjoy (the car)

and give a large number to men employment at a good wage.

Those are two aims I have in life.”

 Henry Ford 1863 -1947, Founder of Ford Motor Company               

 

As I see it . . . . . . .

Henry Ford paved the way

 

Henry Ford was an innovator and created the first affordable automobile in American, a car the people could afford to own.

 

But he also did something else that was very interesting that has slipped into the pages of history.

 

He felt that the work force in his automobile plant should be able to afford to own the cars they where building.

 

At the time the wages for an auto worker would not be enough for them to own a car.

 

Henry Ford changed the standards for the wages for the auto workers and the work force at Ford Motor Company became the highest paid in workers in the industry.

 

Henry ford paved the way for Americans to afford to own a Ford and the Ford work force to own a car that they were building. Henry Ford was a good businessman and the outcome was a win – win situation for car buyers, his work force and his business.

 

©2012 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

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Wayne Martin
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Henry Ford made a lot of money allowing others to make a good wage! Hard to argue with his premise.

August 22, 2012 03:44 AM
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Richard Iarossi
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Henry Ford was a pathfinder of his time. His thinking was so far ahead of his competitors, contributing greatly to his success.

August 22, 2012 04:24 AM
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Henry Ford was way ahead of his time as Rich said. He came up with a totally different management concept that is still a great model today.

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One of the first book reports I did as a kid was on Henry Ford...such an amazing man....here his words show that again

August 22, 2012 06:49 AM
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Lou - Henry Ford definitely paved the way and made his mark in history.

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