Chief Executive magazine's 2011 CEO of the Year, Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally, discusses how he encourages innovation among his employees. Mulally's strategy? Focus on what the customer wants (and will want) and then tailor the products to them.
This year, Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally has been chosen by his peers as Chief Executive magazine's CEO of the Year. Over the past five years, Mulally has orchestrated a turnaround for this iconic American company that excelled through the recession as many of its counterparts were taking federal bailouts.
Now that Mulally has turned the company around, it's time to stop focusing on recovery and instead on growth. Here, Mulally shares the company's innovative strategies moving forward.
It no doubt took tremendous leadership skills for Alan Mulally to orchestrate such a profound turnaround for the automobile company. Here are some stats and key takeaways for other CEOs and business leaders on how to lead in the face of adversity.
The CEO of the Year selection panel discusses the specifics that went into their selection of Alan Mulally as this year's CEO of the year. One reason? "He’s a statesman not only for the auto industry but also for business in general."
Chief Executive reveals the list of criteria that it provides the selection committee when evaluating chief executives for CEO of the Year.
Recognizing that helping farmers around the world gain access to the best technologies is in everyone's interest, Hugh Grant has made it central to Monsanto's strategy to partner with others—governments and NGOs—to improve food security.
Xerox's Anne Mulcahy passes the baton to Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald's
Chief Executive magazine today announced Jim Skinner, CEO, McDonald’s Corporation, has been named “2009 CEO of the Year.” Skinner’s award was a unanimous decision...
The choice for the 2008 Chief Executive of the Year marks several firsts. By her own admission Anne Mulcahy did not set out to...