Quote Originally Posted by jujuman13 View Post
I see no problem in appointing someone who knows diddly squat about cars to run a Vehicle manufacturing business.
In much the same way we appoint (elect) politicians to run our society.

Look at the great job they have done thus far.
It is quickly becoming apparent who went to business school and who did not.

A great many firms hire people outside of their industries to take control. Boeing hired a former 3M president. Yahoo hired Carol Bartz. Ebay hired John Donahoe. And these are outsiders. Sometimes it takes an outsider perspective to get the company going in the right direction.

Good Ol' Wharton. Never lets me down.

Wishing Upon a Star: Hiring a CEO from Inside the Company Vs. Going Outside - Knowledge@Wharton