Bill Ford Quotes


13 Bill Ford quotes:



"I don't ever want to believe my own press clippings, good or bad."
"I think the world is filled with so much hype and PR bull. Frankly, it all comes out in the end. Good or bad, I'd rather just let our accomplishments really speak for themselves."
"I walked in and inherited a management group that I didn't know very well. They didn't know me, and we had a very short window to put together a credible recovery plan."
"Nobody's irreplaceable, including me. I think for too long we've had a cult of personality in this company and in this industry, and frankly, I'd like to see that diminish."
"One of the things I've had the advantage of, growing up and being close to the top management of this company and other companies for most of my life, is seeing how CEOs start to believe in their own infallibility. And that really scares me."
"We took our eye off the ball as a company."
"When we're in a peak, we make a ton of money, and as soon as we make a ton of money, we're desperately looking for a way to spend it. And we diversify into areas that, frankly, we don't know how to run very well."
"Steve's ability to drive results throughout an organization will be missed. His knowledge of our business undoubtedly will serve him well as our newest Ford dealer. This new endeavor, which he has chosen to pursue, demonstrates his confidence in the Company and its future."
Author: Ford Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"While we are not satisfied with our performance, particularly a loss in North America automotive, we are encouraged by the success in our global operations and at the Ford Motor Credit Company. We have said we intend to restore automotive profitability in North America by no later than 2008 and we remain committed to deliver on our promise."
Author: Ford Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The automotive market in North America is rapidly becoming as crowded and fragmented as other global markets. To meet this challenge, we are acting with speed to strengthen the Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands, deliver the innovation customers demand and create a business structure for us to compete, and win, in this era of global competition."
Author: Ford Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We have said we intend to restore automotive profitability in North America by no later than 2008 and we remain committed to deliver on our promise."
Author: Ford Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Hybrids save our customers money at the pump, and they reduce America's dependence on foreign oil,"
Author: Ford Quotes Category: Dependence Quotes
"She just has a new perspective on things. And it's fun just to listen to her."
Author: Ford Quotes Category: Fun Quotes



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