Posts Tagged ‘Model T’

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    Innovation: Happy Birthday Moving Assembly Line!

    Oct 8, 13 • 564 Views • No Comments

    Yesterday, the moving assembly line celebrated its 100th birthday. Before October 7, 1913, in one place, a car was built by teams of workers. The chassis took 12 hours to finish while magneto production required 15 minutes and 29 workers. (A magneto helped...  [read more]

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    Ford Déjà Vu

    Aug 3, 12 • 231 Views • No Comments

    Responding to very different incentives, in 1908 and in 2012 Ford designed a lighter car. The first Model-T had a unique chassis. Made of a steel alloy that no other US car maker used, the Model-T was inexpensive, relatively powerful, sturdy and user...  [read more]

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    JPMorgan Chase and Financial Innovation

    May 11, 12 • 368 Views • No Comments

    In Boca Raton, Florida, during the early 1990s, a group of JP Morgan bankers gathered for an “offsite” weekend. Have some fun, get some sun, do some brainstorming. They had hoped to create a new product. And they did. Their new product involved...  [read more]

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    Creatively Destroying Pontiac

    Nov 7, 10 • 271 Views • No Comments

    At some point, sooner or later, people get tired of black. During the 1920s, Henry Ford realized that the Model T, so very practical and affordable because it only came in black, needed some vitality. What forced him to recognize that the Model T was becoming...  [read more]