Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Volvo Fuels Global Ambitions with US Factory http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/volvo-fuels-global-ambitions-us-factory <div class="field-byline"> Bob Gritzinger | WardsAuto </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Volvo breaks out of its Scandinavian roots with plants in Asia and its first in the U.S., a $500 million factory in South Carolina that begins building S60 sedans in late 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/volvo-fuels-global-ambitions-us-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/volvo-fuels-global-ambitions-us-factory#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:01:00 +0000 654701 at http://www.industryweek.com Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership -- The Productivity Equations http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-productivity-equations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership: Have a question about lean leadership? Let Larry Fast tackle it for you.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-productivity-equations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-productivity-equations#comments Continuous Improvement Leadership Operations The Latest Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:21:00 +0000 657251 at http://www.industryweek.com Alcoa Surges as New Management Proves Mettle with Earnings Beat http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/alcoa-surges-new-management-proves-mettle-earnings-beat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Investors have also rewarded Alcoa for its thrift, as CEO Roy Harvey merges units and drives efforts to simplify operations. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/alcoa-surges-new-management-proves-mettle-earnings-beat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China.</p> Copyright VCG, Getty Images Nuclear Industry Supplier to Pay $4.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/nuclear-industry-supplier-pay-46-million-resolve-false-claims-act-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The lawsuit alleged Energy & Process Corp. supplied defective steel rebar and failed to perform necessary quality assurance measures while reporting such measures were met. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/nuclear-industry-supplier-pay-46-million-resolve-false-claims-act-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-responsibility/nuclear-industry-supplier-pay-46-million-resolve-false-claims-act-lawsuit#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Quality Regulations The Latest Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:46:00 +0000 655761 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Department of Energy Savannah River site, 2012</p> U.S. Department of Energy Akzo to Consider PPG's Sweetened $29 Billion Takeover Offer http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/akzo-consider-ppgs-sweetened-29-billion-takeover-offer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the new offer, Akzo CEO Ton Buechner faces growing pressure to negotiate with PPG after rejecting March 22 the previous sweetened proposal as too low and not in the interests of shareholders, customers or employees. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/akzo-consider-ppgs-sweetened-29-billion-takeover-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/akzo-consider-ppgs-sweetened-29-billion-takeover-offer#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:25:00 +0000 654741 at http://www.industryweek.com Akzo Nobel Becton to Buy C.R. Bard in $24 Billion Medical Manufacturer Deal http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/becton-buy-cr-bard-24-billion-medical-manufacturer-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The $24 billion deal would be the second-biggest health-care transaction of the year so far, behind Johnson & Johnson's agreement to buy Actelion Ltd. for about $30 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/becton-buy-cr-bard-24-billion-medical-manufacturer-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/becton-buy-cr-bard-24-billion-medical-manufacturer-deal#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:45:00 +0000 654731 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Tesla Sued Over 'Dangerously Defective' Autopilot Software http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tesla-sued-over-dangerously-defective-autopilot-software <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The case was filed as a class action on behalf of Model S and Model X owners who bought their vehicles during the two quarters ending March 31.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tesla-sued-over-dangerously-defective-autopilot-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/tesla-sued-over-dangerously-defective-autopilot-software#comments Emerging Technologies Corporate Responsibility Leadership The Latest Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:40:00 +0000 653141 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Tesla&#39;s Elon Musk</p> Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images