Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en More Spocky, Less Rocky: We Need Smarter Leaders http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/more-spocky-less-rocky-we-need-smarter-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Organizations need their leaders to exhibit Spock-like logic and analytical skills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/more-spocky-less-rocky-we-need-smarter-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/more-spocky-less-rocky-we-need-smarter-leaders#comments Ideaxchange Planning & Forecasting Software & Systems Strategic Planning & Execution Finance Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:28:00 +0000 161271 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Dan DiMicco: Why 'American Made' is the Answer http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/dan-dimicco-why-american-made-answer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Forget the economic bubbles, says the former Nucor CEO in a new book. It’s time to focus on creating jobs and real wealth by rebuilding U.S. manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/dan-dimicco-why-american-made-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/dan-dimicco-why-american-made-answer#comments Companies & Executives Trade Global Economy Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:08:00 +0000 161261 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>You cannot expect to reap the real benefits of innovation if you leave the making and the building to other countries.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Dan DiMicco</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chairman Emeritus<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>Nucor</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</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> Bill Gates Still World's Richest Man, Forbes Says http://www.industryweek.com/finance/bill-gates-still-worlds-richest-man-forbes-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The number of billionaires is growing steadily, breaking an all-time record this year, with 1,826 -- up from 1,645 last year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/bill-gates-still-worlds-richest-man-forbes-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/bill-gates-still-worlds-richest-man-forbes-says#comments Companies & Executives Finance Global Economy Leadership The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:57:00 +0000 161251 at http://www.industryweek.com Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Space X Successfully Launches Two Satellites Aboard Falcon Rocket http://www.industryweek.com/technology/space-x-successfully-launches-two-satellites-aboard-falcon-rocket <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Both satellites were made by Boeing, and use electric propulsion instead of rocket thrusters for position in orbit. The result is a much lighter spacecraft, making it possible for Space X to make the dual launch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/space-x-successfully-launches-two-satellites-aboard-falcon-rocket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/space-x-successfully-launches-two-satellites-aboard-falcon-rocket#comments Competitiveness Emerging Technologies Global Economy Leadership Technology The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:15:00 +0000 161211 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship lifts off from the launch pad on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, on September 21, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida</p> Joe Raedle/Getty Images US Steel to Shut Down Gary Works Coke Plant http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Producing coke can be an environmental nightmare, and over the years U.S. Steel has been hit with bills for millions of dollars to do cleanup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant#comments Competitiveness Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Planning & Forecasting Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 161091 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson/Getty Images Apple Makes Timely Invite for Latest 'Special Event' http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-makes-timely-invite-latest-special-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The invite gave no details on what will be announced, but the reference to time, and a clue from CEO Tim Cook during Apple’s last earnings call, means it’s likely the Apple Watch is ready for delivery</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-makes-timely-invite-latest-special-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-makes-timely-invite-latest-special-event#comments Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Strategic Planning & Execution Technology The Latest Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:08:00 +0000 161081 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Death of PowerPoint? Let's Sure Hope So http://www.industryweek.com/blog/death-powerpoint-lets-sure-hope-so <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>You might be able to divide human progress between the pre and post PowerPoint era.</p> <p>Before the creation of this most hideous of &ldquo;advancements&rdquo;, our ancestors came together and spoke, listened, argued, cried, and laughed.</p> <p>First was around the warmth of a fire. Then, later, in places such as the western side of Athens near the hill of Colonus, where Plato set up his Academy; and the Roman Senate, boisterous and alive with passionate debate.</p> <p>In the pre-Guttenberg era, hand written manuscripts of Lucretius and Aquinas broadened the mind.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/art-business">The ART Of Business</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/death-powerpoint-lets-sure-hope-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/death-powerpoint-lets-sure-hope-so#comments Leadership The ART Of Business Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 161071 at http://www.industryweek.com GE Optimizing Power and Production at Japan Plant http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ge-optimizing-power-and-production-japan-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Tohoku factory will be the first in Japan equipped with three kinds of energy-saving power systems.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ge-optimizing-power-and-production-japan-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/ge-optimizing-power-and-production-japan-plant#comments Competitiveness Education / Training Process Improvement Corporate Culture Global Economy Innovation Workforce The Latest Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:10:00 +0000 160951 at http://www.industryweek.com Joe Raedle/Getty Images 'Everything is Awesome' at Lego After Record 2014 http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/everything-awesome-lego-after-record-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The result narrows the gap to American rival and Barbie maker Mattel, which posted a 7% drop in annual revenue to $6.0 billion.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/everything-awesome-lego-after-record-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/everything-awesome-lego-after-record-2014#comments Budgeting & Reporting Competitiveness Trade Global Economy Leadership The Latest Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:27:00 +0000 160941 at http://www.industryweek.com Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Discover Snap-On's Value-Creation Suite of Processes http://www.industryweek.com/quality/discover-snap-ons-value-creation-suite-processes <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Here's how Snap-On leverages continuous improvement to manage the complexity of producing thousands of "micro-niche" products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/discover-snap-ons-value-creation-suite-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/discover-snap-ons-value-creation-suite-processes#comments Companies & Executives IW Best Plants Awards Quality The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Leadership Operations Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:16:00 +0000 144051 at http://www.industryweek.com