Henry Ford is one of the most prolific American entrepreneurs to ever have lived. Not only was he successful in his own right, but he also shaped the modern model of industry by improving his business practices and manufacturing lines. He is officially known as the founder of the assembly line today and made mass production of goods much easier and more cost effective. As a result, he is certainly an entrepreneur that individuals in the modern world can aspire to be.
Henry Ford with a 1921 Model T. Images courtesy Ford Motor Company. Though Henry Ford’s name is often associated with the birth of both the automobile and the manufacturing assembly line, he actually invented neither. That said, it’... Read Post
On April 7, 1947, Henry Ford passed away at his home in Dearborn, Michigan. Founder of the Ford Motor Company and pioneer of modern assembly line techniques, Ford died due to a cerebral hemorrhage at age 83. Read Post