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Henry Ford, the son of farmer started ford motor companies, he used some management schools of thought, one of them been the classical management school of thought, forming the company in the first place and at the same time running the company by himself, he did this by planning, organizing, leading and controlling its day to day operations. The first model; the model T was ford’s most famous car at the time, it was producing at large production scale and at the same it sells were setting record, this was seen in the early of 1920s when the model T was so popular worldwide, Henry Ford was effectively planning and running operation to meet and keep up with the market demand.
Also the Quantative School of management was used by ford, this happened in the beginning of 1940s and into the 1960s when the company decided to use a variety of the quantitative method, like computer modelling to come up with some of the best designs at the time and compete with rest of the producers. The company also used the quality management school of thought, this happened in the 1970s when company decided that it should focus on quality as well and came up with the motto “ Quality Job is 1” and because of this several other good models were produced for example, Mercury, Mazda, Land Rover and Volvo. Bill ford, encouraged his employees to think like a small company, he was thinking of having employees that are more productive, employees that can get what they expect from their employer, in other words employees whose needs are met like better pay, appreciation, promotion and respect and in return their cooperation and commitment is highly encouraged. He was thinking of running fewer employees that are more productive, more efficient, and more sincere. Employees that can be catered for well, and in turn they can unleash their talents, energy, commitment and creativity. The Piquette project was designed in order to come up with something new, Bill Ford the CEO and the

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