Essay on Life Of Henry Ford : The Bright And The Down Sizes

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Throughout this essay I will discuss the life of Henry Ford: the bright and the down sizes. Even if, he was one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time, he received many critics: lot of people believed that Henry Ford was too controversial and this had truly affected the Ford and his company.

Henry Ford is, generally speaking, credited with devising and implementing the assembly-line method. By doing this, Mr. Ford made different things possible such as production, marketing, consumption and this in “huge proportion” in other words mass-production.
Henry was born on July 30, 1863, near Dearborn, Michigan (at this time the area was called Springwells Township), in a farm. Mr. Ford lived a normal childhood. He went to the public school and was very good at two subjects: mechanic and mathematics.

At the age of thirteen, he became passionate with the “horseless carriage”, that he saw down the street. Comprehensively, he was a very curious child.
Even though his father dreamed of another future for him (working in the family farm), Ford started a series of trainings in Detroit: first at the Flower Brothers Machine Shop and then the Detroit Drydock Company.
In 1886, he met Clara Bryant and married her two years later. Even though Mr. Ford inherit his father’s land to live and also for the crops, in 1891 Ford returned in the city to find work as an engineer: worked for a company named Edison Illuminating until 1899. At this period of time, Henry Ford entered at the…

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