How Thomas Edison Helped Henry Ford Build a Global Business

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by Tom Hasker, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

“You can take my factories, burn up my buildings, but give me my people and I’ll build the business right back again.”

- Henry Ford

This powerful quote demonstrates the importance Henry Ford placed on having the right people and network around you. Below we'll explore the role one of those key people - Thomas Edison had in helping Henry Ford become a true giant of industry...

So how did Henry Ford create his vision of; “Build a motor car for the great multitude”?

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