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Ford, Henry (1863–1947)

  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Pioneering American industrialist

Henry Ford did not invent the automobile, he democratized it, bringing it within reach of millions of workers. At Ford Motor Company in the early years of the twentieth century Ford devised a new kind of commercial enterprise—the large-scale, ...

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