• The Simple Management Secrets Behind Mulally's Ford Turnaround

    If there were a Hall of Fame for business leaders, Alan Mulally would surely earn a spot. Ford Motor's retiring president and chief executive led one of the most successful corporate turnarounds in history, and he did so amidst the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Insiders, of course, know the plan by heart, because Mulally issued everyone a laminated, wallet-sized copy when he joined Ford in 2006, lest anyone forget what was at stake.