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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Ford’s Alan Mulally

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries a weekly Business Plan Review meeting (BPR) “One Ford” is more than just a catchphrase Insights & Publications practice at McKinsey & Company Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Ford''s Alan Mulally McKinsey Publishing McKinsey Quarterly Rik Kirkland Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Alan Mulally by Rik Kirkland for the Insights & Publications practice at McKinsey & Company.

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Best Practices are dead. Adopting Promising Practices

Rapid BI

Many best practices come as universal and standardized practices maybe within a specific industry as for example PRINCE2, MSP, PMBOK and in other fields TQM, JIT, BPR, CSR, 360, or all the best practices connected to the -ing words – as for […]. Think about it just for a moment – what is a best practice?


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7 Practices of Alan Mulally that Helped Ford Pass Competitors

Michael Lee Stallard

One process to do this is the weekly “Business Plan Review” (or “BPR”) meeting attended by the global leadership team, and all business and functional leaders. At BPR meetings, leaders present updates on progress to achieve their goals. He follows a set of metrics to assess progress and results, and the metrics are tracked weekly and analyzed during the BPR meeting. The remarkable turnaround of Ford led by Alan Mulally — without U.S.

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What Successful People Know that You Need to Learn!

Marshall Goldsmith

I believe that the Business Plan Review (BPR) process that he has developed is the most effective use of organizational structure that I have ever observed. When Alan arrived at Ford he instituted mandatory weekly Thursday morning meetings, known as the Business Plan Review(BPR) with his sixteen top executives and the executive’s guests from around the world. Alan began each BPR session in the same way: “My name is Alan Mulally and I’m the CEO of Ford Motor Company.”

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Ten Years After Ford’s Spectacular Turnaround, What Alan Mulally Reveals About Brand-Inspired Cultural Revolution

Great Leadership By Dan

He instituted weekly business performance review (BPR) meetings that required a new level of rigor, scrutiny, and detailed analysis from the company’s leaders. Guest post from Denise Lee Yohn: It's been 10 years since Alan Mulally pulled off what has been considered one of the greatest corporate turnarounds in U.S. history.

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Why Companies Should Listen to Occupy Wall Street

Harvard Business Review

Over the next two decades, business witnessed several additional megatrends: business process re-engineering (BPR), globalization, the dot-com era, and the sustainability movement. Customers Economy BPRA friend of mine doesn't have much respect for the Occupy Wall Street movement, and he's hoping the imminent arrival of winter will convince the protesters to pack up their tents and go home. I have a different view.

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Understanding the Importance of Business Process Design

Strategy Driven

By the proper implementation of “Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR)” by adequately analyzing the current performances and altering them to enhance the performance.

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