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LeadershipLibraryResourcesSeptember 2017

Alan Mulally and Accountability

In 2008, Alan Mulally left a 30 year career at Boeing to join one of the most disoriented and broken companies at the time: Ford Motor Company. Ignoring government money and offers to buy out, Mulally turned Ford around with little to no dismissals and a very clear leadership approach. In this article, author Patrick Lencioni dives into the aspects of Alan Mulally leadership that sent Ford to the forefront of the professional world by focusing on a culture of accountability. Lencioni talks about the importance of a critical meeting structure and fostering accountability within your company to reach success, with clear examples from Mulally to implement or embody. While accountability was the leadership style it was delivered with love in a way that changed the way Ford Motor Company operated in just 5 years. Check it out here.