7 Practices of Alan Mulally that Helped Ford Pass Competitors

Michael Lee Stallard

Mulally frequently speaks about the vision and factors it into decision-making, including in discussions to evaluate new product development priorities. Mulally talks about the importance of developing a collective point of view. 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.

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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. 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.

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Understanding the Importance of Business Process Design

Strategy Driven

The process is more strongly associated with the development of cost-effective approaches that can ideally be implemented for the perfect execution of various tasks involved in a business.