Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en The Creativity Paradox http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/creativity-paradox <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How to foster </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/creativity-paradox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/creativity-paradox#comments Process Improvement Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Innovation Leadership The Latest Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0000 156241 at http://www.industryweek.com Can Union Facilities Support a Lean, Continuous Improvement Culture? http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/can-union-facilities-support-lean-continuous-improvement-culture <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Union manufacturing plants can support a continuous improvement culture, although it can be harder if the local union reps are uncooperative. Here's how to start.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/can-union-facilities-support-lean-continuous-improvement-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/can-union-facilities-support-lean-continuous-improvement-culture#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Engagement Quality Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:27:00 +0000 156191 at http://www.industryweek.com Apple Co-founder Wozniak Has No Love for Smartwatches, Google Glass http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-co-founder-wozniak-has-no-love-smartwatches-google-glass <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>He also praised Apple chief executive Tim Cook for breaking free from Steve Jobs' "dogma" by allowing a big-screen iPhone to be made.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-co-founder-wozniak-has-no-love-smartwatches-google-glass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-co-founder-wozniak-has-no-love-smartwatches-google-glass#comments Corporate Culture Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:46:00 +0000 156151 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Steve Wozniak at the Best Brands 2013 Gala</p> Copyright Hannes Magerstaedt Takata Vows to Boost Airbag Safety Effort in Open Letter http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-vows-boost-airbag-safety-effort-open-letter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chairman Shigehisa Takada said his family company understood public concerns and was "saddened" by the deaths of at least five motorists in the U.S. and Malaysia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-vows-boost-airbag-safety-effort-open-letter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/takata-vows-boost-airbag-safety-effort-open-letter#comments Quality Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:03:00 +0000 156121 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Hiroshi Shimizu, Takata&#39;s senior vice president of global quality assurance, testifies before the House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Dec. 3 in Washington.</p> Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images It's Time to Commit to Design-for-ReUse http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/its-time-commit-design-reuse <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Design for ReUse" can be executed profitably now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/its-time-commit-design-reuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/product-development/its-time-commit-design-reuse#comments Product Development Research & Development Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:45:00 +0000 156181 at http://www.industryweek.com Image Source: ThinkStock BMW's Fountain of Youth http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/bmws-fountain-youth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starting in May Harald Krueger, BMW’s head of production, will succeed CEO Norbert Reithofer, who is slated to become chairman of the supervisory board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/bmws-fountain-youth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/bmws-fountain-youth#comments Companies & Executives Energy Expansion Management Transportation Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Operations The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:15:00 +0000 155951 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>Workforce [is] the key to a lean production.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Harald Krueger</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Member of the board of management, production<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>BMW AG<br /> <strong>Prior Position:</strong> Member of the board of management, MINI, Motorrad, Rolls-Royce, Aftersales BMW Group</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> Photo: BMW Does Your Culture Reward the Lazy Brain? http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/does-your-culture-reward-lazy-brain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No matter what product or service you sell, says Edward Hess, you must be in the business of learning, and build a culture where lazy thinking is snuffed out and big thinking is encouraged and rewarded.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/does-your-culture-reward-lazy-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/does-your-culture-reward-lazy-brain#comments Change Management Corporate Culture Engagement Product Development Innovation Leadership The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:53:00 +0000 156061 at http://www.industryweek.com ABB Chooses New Chairman http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abb-chooses-new-chairman <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/iw1000/2014/ABB" target="_blank">ABB (IW 1000/107), </a>a provider of power and automation technologies, announced on Dec. 18 that its Board of Directors unanimously nominated Peter Voser to succeed Hubertus von Gr&uuml;nberg as Chairman.</p> <p>This action was taken as Chairman Hubertus von Gr&uuml;nberg and Michael Treschow decided not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abb-chooses-new-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/abb-chooses-new-chairman#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:14:00 +0000 156041 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Alexander Aleshkin, Epsilon,Getty Images</em></p> Car Manufacturer Spyker Declares Bankruptcy http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/car-manufacturer-spyker-declares-bankruptcy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Spyker's bankruptcy comes after years of financial struggles, which was exacerbated after it bought flagging Saab from General Motors in 2010 for $1.5 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/car-manufacturer-spyker-declares-bankruptcy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/car-manufacturer-spyker-declares-bankruptcy#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:32:00 +0000 156031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Spyker</em></p> No Fracking in New York State, Governor Cuomo Says http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The announcement extends a de facto New York ban on the practice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/no-fracking-new-york-state-governor-cuomo-says#comments Environment Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:58:00 +0000 155961 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images