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Meet Ford's New CEO

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

DEARBORN, Mich., May 1 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that its chief operating officer, Mark Fields, will succeed Alan Mulally as chief ...

Microsoft Is Close To Naming New CEO (But Won't Get One Of Its Top Choices)

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology

Jan 7 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is closer to naming a new chief executive, according to a source familiar with the board's thinking, but it lost a ...

Fixing the Economy Through Collective Bargaining

Dale Hansen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The reality is that there are fewer rich people in the US then many would have you believe and regardless of effort the majority of those that make it big already had a seat reserved by their parents before they got there.

These 8 People Might Be Microsoft's Next CEO

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, includ...

Why Ford's Alan Mulally Would Be Right for Microsoft, or Any Company [UPDATE]

David Kiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
David Kiley

It appears that the chatter about Ford CEO Alan Mulally possibly leaving early to take over as CEO of Microsoft is losing air pretty fast. What's pretty interesting is that it got any traction in the first place.

The New CEO

Chip Conley | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business
Chip Conley

He ate in the corporate cafeteria rather than the executive dining room. He sent birthday presents to colleagues when they were on business trips. He wrote personal handwritten notes to hundreds of Ford employees who displayed these like badges of honor in their cubicles.

Ford's Comeback As 'American Icon'

David Kiley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

If Ford matters to you, you are going to want to read "American Icon."

Ford CEO 'Very Encouraged By The Recovery'

Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

BANGKOK (Ploy Ten Kate) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Thursday stuck to its target of adding 7,000 jobs in the United States over the next two years, sayin...

It Is Time to Get It Right

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

It truly is a national tragedy that the auto industry did not develop a mutually beneficial labor management relationship decades ago. Let's hope they get it right this time.

Obama Talks With Warren Buffett, Ford CEO In Preparation For Jobs Speech

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

In preparation for a major jobs address to be delivered after Labor Day, President Obama spoke on the phone with Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire ...

Detroit Auto Show: Big Three Prove They're Still in The Game

Nick Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Aziz

Yes, there are management problems. Yes, the wage gap must be eliminated. But when it's all said and done, the product is what will make or break the Detroit Three.

This Week in Infrastructure: Bills, Quotes, Op-Eds

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

BILLS AND PLANS Reducing Lead in Drinking Water S. 3973 Signed into Law 1/4/2011 Bipartisan Co-sponsorship Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Senator Jame...

Six Ways Leaders Can Fuel Excellence at Anything

Tony Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

There is precious little scientific evidence to suggest that genes are our destiny--and more and more evidence of neuroplasticity--the capacity to influence the way our genes express themselves.

The Rudeness of Ignoring Email

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

What I find disconcerting -- even boorish -- is the number of people who enter into some kind of dialogue on email, and then one day simply stop responding.

Why Is Ford So Successful?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

During the past year, General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler found itself owned by Italy's Fiat. Yet Ford seems to be hitting home runs, knocking them out of the park with regularity.

Another U.S. Car Division Bites the Dust: Mercury

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

A lesson other car-makers have learned the hard way is that buyers want a car that makes a definite statement, which knows its place in the market. A perpetual question mark like Mercury has absolutely no chance of survival.

Ford Awarded the First "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Award by Washington Hot Spot

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

Around the same time Michael Weinstein, the C.E.O. of Ark Restaurants, was wading through the horrors of our health care system trying to help a frien...

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Answers HuffPost Reader Questions

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ford CEO Alan Mulally has plenty of reasons to smile. The 63-year-old auto executive was in a cheery mood on Monday morning during a conversation wi...

CES 2010: The Opening Keynote Is a Study in Contrast

Kathleen Buczko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kathleen Buczko

This is my 21st CES, I was struck by the somber nature of the show -- 2009 has been a year of readjustment, recalibration and renewal.

How Much Do You Love Leading People?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

I think there is one critical question that repeatedly gets left out when assessing the potential of our future leaders: How much do you love leading people?

Four Reasons Ford May Be a Company of the Future

Tony Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Schwartz

In the midst of a perfect storm, CEO Alan Mulally has created a culture in which his team is working together closely to create a new kind of company.

AIG v. Detroit - Renegotiating Contracts

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress could throw hundreds of billions at GM, Ford and Chrysler -- but how could the results be any different from what we see now?'

Ford To Get Greener: "We Really Have Lost A Generation" (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ford CEO Alan Mulally says that his company is going to turn it all around to get with the times -- but will it be soon enough? A humbled Mulally spok...

Bush Punts Auto Industry to Team Obama; UAW Concedes Even More

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

This "agreement" is just another part of the recent "Bush/Cheney Revisionist History Farewell Tour." It was created to fail, just as long as that failure didn't happen while Bush was still president.

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.