Boeing, Boeing, Ford!

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Why? Why appoint Alan Mulally, head of Boeing's commercial airfcraft division, as Ford Motor's new chief executive?

According to outgoing CEO Bill Ford: "Business skills by and large are transferable"...

Wait there's more:

According to Billy-Boy, there are striking similarities between the car and aircraft industries. Just your everyday issues like:

- long development times
- complex manufacturing processes
- troublesome unions
- thousands of supplier relationships.

Wow.

One more industry similarity they forgot to mention - incompetence in senior management?

Update: BusinessWeek has an interesting angle...

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