Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 2014 IW US 500: Making the List, the Newcomers [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-500-making-list-newcomers-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The new companies came from 13 states and generated $102.9 billion in revenue -- 1.7% of the total revenue of the top 500 companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-500-making-list-newcomers-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/2014-iw-us-500-making-list-newcomers-slideshow#comments Budgeting & Reporting Competitiveness Companies & Executives Galleries Finance Global Economy Leadership Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:30:00 +0000 144311 at http://www.industryweek.com Finance: The C-Suite Increasingly Looks to Finance for Some Help http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As business becomes more complex, finance leaders are taking on more non-financial responsibilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/finance-c-suite-increasingly-looks-finance-some-help#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Leadership Workforce Gold News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:10:00 +0000 144411 at http://www.industryweek.com ExxonMobil Profits Up Despite Lower Oil and Gas Output http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxonmobil-profits-despite-lower-oil-and-gas-output <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lower oil and gas volumes is often seen as a red flag in the oil business. But Exxon has emphasized that it will not sacrifice profitability for higher output, meaning it will not produce oilfields unless they are highly profitable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxonmobil-profits-despite-lower-oil-and-gas-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/exxonmobil-profits-despite-lower-oil-and-gas-output#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:44:00 +0000 144451 at http://www.industryweek.com Siemens Quarterly Profit Jumps 27% http://www.industryweek.com/finance/siemens-quarterly-profit-jumps-27 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"While we made good progress in most areas, the energy sector poses a continued challenge in the quarters to come," said chief executive Joe Kaeser, amid grid connection problems with an offshore wind-farm in the North Sea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/siemens-quarterly-profit-jumps-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/siemens-quarterly-profit-jumps-27#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:22:00 +0000 144441 at http://www.industryweek.com Panasonic, Tesla Sign Agreement for Gigafactory in US http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tesla will run the operations at the proposed U.S.-based plant, while its Japanese partner will make battery cells destined for the plant and invest in equipment and machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us#comments Companies & Executives Energy Expansion Management Innovation Leadership Technology News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:04:00 +0000 144431 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Amgen to Cut Up to 15% of Workforce, Mostly in US http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/amgen-cut-15-workforce-mostly-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The biotech company, which also will close two manufacturing facilities, reported the workforce reduction as it announced a 23% increase in net earnings for the second quarter compared with a year ago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/amgen-cut-15-workforce-mostly-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/amgen-cut-15-workforce-mostly-us#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Leadership News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:48:00 +0000 144261 at http://www.industryweek.com Bankruptcy Court Approves Fisker Sale to Chinese Firm http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/bankruptcy-court-approves-fisker-sale-chinese-firm <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fisker filed for bankruptcy protection in November, months after laying off most of its workforce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/bankruptcy-court-approves-fisker-sale-chinese-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/bankruptcy-court-approves-fisker-sale-chinese-firm#comments Companies & Executives Leadership News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:59:00 +0000 144141 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Henrik Fisker, former executive chairman and founder of Fisker Automotive, appears before the Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill April 24, 2013, in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony on Fisker&#39;s collapse after receiving a $529 million federal loan in 2009.</p> Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images Middle Market Manufacturers Report Solid Growth [SLIDESHOW / VIDEO] http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/middle-market-manufacturers-report-solid-growth-slideshow-video <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Research finds second consecutive quarters of solid revenue growth for U.S. middle market companies, with every industry segment reporting revenue increases -- manufacturers are among the leaders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/middle-market-manufacturers-report-solid-growth-slideshow-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/middle-market-manufacturers-report-solid-growth-slideshow-video#comments Competitiveness Leadership Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:28:00 +0000 143551 at http://www.industryweek.com Class-Action Settlements: If It's Too Good to be True… http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/class-action-settlements-if-its-too-good-be-true <div class="field-byline"> Mark S. Raffman and Andrew S. Hudson, Goodwin Procter LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If a settlement is 'too good to be true' from the defendant’s perspective, then it probably is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/class-action-settlements-if-its-too-good-be-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/class-action-settlements-if-its-too-good-be-true#comments Companies & Executives Legislation Global Economy Leadership News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:47:00 +0000 144071 at http://www.industryweek.com Barra: GM to be an 'Industry Leader' on Safety http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/barra-gm-be-industry-leader-safety <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We are not going to be satisfied with just solving our current problems. We are going to be industry leaders," GM CEO Mary Barra said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/barra-gm-be-industry-leader-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/barra-gm-be-industry-leader-safety#comments Companies & Executives Quality Leadership Operations News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 144021 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images