Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
JT64

Ford Starts Designing Vehicles!

Recommended Posts

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artic...343/1148/AUTO01

"Automaker gives engineers two days a week to do nothing but design new products"

"Ford Motor Co. is giving its engineers two days a week to do nothing but engineer."

"That means no meetings, no design reviews, no other distractions -- just designing new cars and trucks. It might seem like a no-brainer, but engineers who spoke with The Detroit News said this is nothing short of revolutionary at a company famous for its Byzantine bureaucracy and constant meetings."

""(It is) two days a week for the engineers to focus on engineering. That's exactly what we call it: focus time," Kuzak said. "What that means is taking away bureaucracy, taking away meetings that they don't need to attend. It's indicating that we consider their time important.""

""To me, it makes sense. But it's probably going to be difficult to implement," he said. "You have to change your entire (engineering) process."

That is exactly what Kuzak is trying to do. Since being tapped by CEO Alan Mulally to lead the automaker's global product development efforts in December, he has been working to strip layers of bureaucracy out of Ford's vehicle engineering system and better leverage the company's global design and development resources."

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

This is the stuff of Dilbert.

Edited by JT64

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoticons maximum are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  



About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We  Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×