Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Honeywell Dives Back Into M&A, Purchases Elster http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When the deal is finished in the first quarter of 2016, it will mark the largest acquisition for Honeywell in more than a decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Procurement Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:05:00 +0000 172791 at http://www.industryweek.com Spencer Platt, Getty Images The Façade of Management Commitment -- And Why It's So Destructive http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/fa-ade-management-commitment-and-why-its-so-destructive <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To see step-function improvement, company leaders must be willing to go "all in" in support of improvement initiatives -- even if that means they have to change along with everyone else.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/fa-ade-management-commitment-and-why-its-so-destructive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/fa-ade-management-commitment-and-why-its-so-destructive#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma Operations The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 172741 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock GM Invests $5 Billion on New Chevys for Emerging Markets http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM plans to market the new family of Chevrolets in Brazil, China, India and Mexico, with the first vehicles scheduled to roll off the production line in time for the 2019 model year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Markets Product Development Expansion Management Transportation The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:05:00 +0000 172721 at http://www.industryweek.com Harold Cunningham, Getty Images Volkswagen Grabs Pole Position in Race for World's Biggest Automaker http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/volkswagen-grabs-pole-position-race-worlds-biggest-automaker <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The German auto giant tops Toyota by about 20,000 units sold from January through June, and is expected to hold onto the year-end No. 1 ranking for the first time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/volkswagen-grabs-pole-position-race-worlds-biggest-automaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/volkswagen-grabs-pole-position-race-worlds-biggest-automaker#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Transportation The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:13:00 +0000 172691 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Gaining a Competitive Advantage for Manufacturers http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/gaining-competitive-advantage-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, talks about ozone regulations, corporate taxes and manufacturing's role in the public dialogue during the upcoming U.S. presidential campaign.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/gaining-competitive-advantage-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/gaining-competitive-advantage-manufacturers#comments Manufacturing Leader of the Week The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:37:00 +0000 172681 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>Manufacturers really want to see some attention paid to a comprehensive tax reform effort. We have somehow gotten the not-so-honorable distinction of having the highest corporate statutory tax rate in the world.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Jay Timmons</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong>&nbsp;President and CEO<br /> <strong>Company: National Association of Manufacturers</strong></p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">IndustryWeek</a><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank"> Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> White House Announces New Corporate Efforts to Fight Climate Change http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Apple, General Motors and other companies enlist in White House effort to fight climate change.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-new-corporate-efforts-fight-climate-change#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:48:00 +0000 172611 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Thirteen companies today announce new steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adopt renewable energy sources. EPA reports the combustion of fossil fuels to generate electricity is the largest single source of CO2 emissions in the United States.</p> Scott Olson/Getty Images Formosa Plastics President Resigns Amid Bribery Probe http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/formosa-plastics-president-resigns-amid-bribery-probe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company's president has resigned over the scandal, though he admitted no wrongdoing, and at least two dozen other employees are suspected of having taken payments over the last seven years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/formosa-plastics-president-resigns-amid-bribery-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/formosa-plastics-president-resigns-amid-bribery-probe#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:51:00 +0000 172561 at http://www.industryweek.com Formosa Plastics Group Fiat Chrysler Faces Record Fines http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fiat-chrysler-faces-record-fines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bad week for Fiat Chrysler: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration fines the company $70 million — with more slated for consumer outreach — just days after an unrelated Wired story details Jeep vulnerabilities and sparks a recall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fiat-chrysler-faces-record-fines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/fiat-chrysler-faces-record-fines#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Governance, Risk & Compliance Information Technology Safety Transportation The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:22:00 +0000 172551 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Mitsubishi to Pay Reparations to Chinese Wartime Laborers http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/mitsubishi-pay-reparations-chinese-wartime-laborers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 3,700 Chinese who were forced into hard labour in the company's wartime mines will be eligible for compensation of 100,000 yuan ($16,100).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/mitsubishi-pay-reparations-chinese-wartime-laborers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/mitsubishi-pay-reparations-chinese-wartime-laborers#comments Corporate Responsibility The Latest Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:10:00 +0000 172441 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Change Management: How to be an Operator http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators know how to work behind the scenes to line up critical organizational supporters of the changes being proposed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator#comments Change Management Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 172371 at http://www.industryweek.com 00Mate00 / Thinkstock