To the Editor:
I had the honor of working for Bob Lutz when he was at Chrysler Corp. While I wasn't a direct report, I was the senior manufacturing representative attending what was then known as the Friday morning product decision meeting in the Design Dome.
Bob's insight into what would, and more important, what wouldn't wow the customer was incredible. He could cut to the chase very fast; the meetings moved quickly; decisions were made (and remained firm), and we moved on. It was an exciting time to be at Chrysler.
And then came Bob Eaton. ...