Does professional management with high level technical knowledge make a difference?
In the 1980s engineer Lee Iacocca became a household name by turning Chrysler around.
1990's engineer Alan Mullaly project managed the complicated Boeing 777 to a
major success in commercial aviation. He was a surprising choice as CEO
of Ford Motor. Under his lead, Ford was the only US manufacturer that
did not go bankrupt in the 2008-2010 recession.