Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co.

Dearborn, Mich.

Number of Employees: 138066

Number of IT Employees: 3418

IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 6 percent

IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 1 percent

Percentage of women IT managers: 20 percent

Percentage of minority IT managers: 12 percent

Percentage of women IT staff: 21 percent

Percentage of minority IT staff: 19 percent

Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$5000

What's special?

The largest maker of pickup trucks, Ford's brands include Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar, Lincoln, Mercury and Volvo. The carmaker also owns Hertz, the No. 1 car-rental firm, and holds stakes in Mazda and BMW's Land Rover SUV operations. In 2003, Ford IT launched a competency-based career development framework, which puts the tools for career planning and achievement into the hands of the employee. Ford also offers "competency centers," which are staffed full-time, to support employee career planning.

Join the newsletter!


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments