The Ford Motor Company led what has been called a revolution. Henry Ford restructured everything from the salaries of employees to the work ethic they demonstrated. He did numerous things that were considered absurd and unrealistic at the time. This included the introduction of the $5.00 work day, and with this the desire to control his workers lives. In a way he did this for the better of the workers and the better of the company.
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do better, and someone to take a personal interest in them – someone who will show that he has faith in them.”
A lot was expected out of Ford workers in return for a $5.00 a day paycheck. Many workers could not handle it, would rather be paid less, and not be driven as hard and live by strict regulations.
Herndon, Booton. Ford: An Unconventional Biography of
the Men and their times. New York: Weybright and Talley,1969.