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Jul 23, 2014

Disney Movies and the Art of Productivity

Whether they are making movies or manufacturing light bulbs (or shoes or ....), companies are always seeking new ways to meet the need for speed....More
Jun 02, 2014

IW Best Plants: A Quarter Century of Manufacturing Excellence

We are now on the lookout for the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards winners -- and this class of IW Best Plants will be extra special. Why?....More
Jill Jusko, Labor & Operations Leadership blog
Mar 28, 2014

A Little Bit of Everything: Lean Leadership, IW Best Plants and a Request

Have you downloaded the 2014 IW Best Plants competition application? Visited our Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership feature? Read the latest column from....More
Dec 18, 2013

At Alcatraz: A Visual Signal You Shouldn't Ignore

Took my first trip to Alcatraz Island a week ago, and what did I see but a very well-placed visual signal....More
Dec 03, 2013

New Feature. . .Ask the Experts: Lean Leadership

Ask the Experts: Lean Leadership provides you – our IndustryWeek community – an opportunity to pose your questions on lean leadership....More
labor & operations leadership
Sep 11, 2013

I Must Create Standard Work...and Other Stuff

I have fallen off the blogging wagon but am now climbing back on. Maybe creating some standard work around this endeavor will help, so I am going....More
Apr 25, 2013

What You May Have Missed from the IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference

If you missed the 2013 IndustryWeek Best Plants conference, you missed a lot. Fortunately, we are working on articles, video and photos to tell the....More
Jill Jusko's Labor & Operations Leadership Blog
Apr 04, 2013

Have I Mentioned The IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards Program?

Have I mentioned the 2013 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards competition? It's IndustryWeek's annual salute to North American manufacturing excellence,....More
Mar 04, 2013

A Little Operations This and Workforce That

This and that from workforce and operations journeys... Mistake-proofing Required: Wish I could get inside this plant and find out how such an....More
Jan 23, 2013

Let Me Introduce Myself

I have been reluctant to start my blog without having a blockbuster of a first post. I've finally realized that waiting to have the "....More
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