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: Why Henry Ford’s discussion about successful manufacturing entrepreneurship and laissez-faire economics remains relevant to today. In fact, given America’s current economic crises, this work may be even more relevant today than when it was originally written. Pg 6


Introduction from the original work by Henry Ford

   
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INTRODUCTION -WHAT IS THE IDEA? Pg 8  
I.
  THE BEGINNING Pg 24
21
II.
  WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT BUSINESS Pg 33
33
III.
  STARTING THE REAL BUSINESS Pg 44
47
IV.
  THE SECRET OF MANUFACTURING AND SERVING Pg 59
64
V.
  GETTING INTO PRODUCTION Pg 70
77
VI.
  MACHINES AND MEN Pg 81
91
VII.
  THE TERROR OF THE MACHINE Pg 91
103
VIII.
  WAGES Pg 102
116
IX.
  WHY NOT ALWAYS HAVE GOOD BUSINESS? Pg 116
131
X.
  HOW CHEAPLY CAN THINGS BE MADE? Pg 124
141
XI.
  MONEY AND GOODS Pg 136
156
XII.
  MONEY -- MASTER OR SERVANT? Pg 147
169
XIII.
  WHY BE POOR? Pg 159
184
XIV.
  THE TRACTOR AND POWER FARMING Pg 168
195
XV.
  WHY CHARITY? Pg 178
206
XVI.
  THE RAILROADS Pg 191
222
XVII.
  THINGS IN GENERAL Pg 202
234
XVIII.
  DEMOCRACY AND INDUSTRY Pg 217
253
XIX.
  WHAT WE MAY EXPECT Pg 228
267
INDEX
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285

 


Illustrations from the original hardback edition

 


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Portrait of Henry Ford Frontpiece Page Preceeding
Title page
         
Ford Engines in the Making...... Pg 111   126 a*

Fords on the Final Assembly Line..... Pg 112


126 b
     
The Fordson Plant at the Ford Motor Company..... Pg 198   230 a
Ford’s Highland Park Plant.... Pg 199  
230 b


* The illustration pages are unmarked in the hardback version. The publisher has designated “126a” and “126b” to designate the two photo illustration pages that lie between the pages marked 126 and 127.

Erratum Pg 249

 


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