In the workplace and in life, we are all icebergs floating along, pretending the bit of frozen water we can see is all there is and ignoring the mighty blue mountain that glides under the surface....More
Employers are entitled to Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of their workplaces. As a result, prior to conducting an inspection, the CSHO generally needs one of two things: a warrant or your consent to the inspection....More
CEO Mary Barra repeated her pledge that GM will be forthcoming with results of a sweeping internal investigation into what led it to keep using ignition switches it knew were faulty for years, then change the parts without alerting the public or regulators....More
In a report released late Monday, investigators said the company took advantage of a special corporate tax deal negotiated with Swiss authorities that allowed it to defer or avoid paying $2.4 billion in U.S. taxes....More
Each year, businesses up the innovation stakes. For one day, they are no longer competing in the world market for the next best idea or game-changing breakthrough. On April Fools', it becomes a battle of wits as companies face off to deliver the most outlandish pranks to the masses....More
CEO Satya Nadella also formalized the role for former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, saying he would head the Microsoft Devices Group when the deal for the Finnish group's handset business closes by the end of April....More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tesla's move to modify Model S batteries with three additional layers of protection should be enough to prevent fires in the car in future....More
Have you downloaded the 2014 IW Best Plants competition application? Visited our Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership feature? Read the latest column from new contributor John Dyer? Have you shared what you'd like to see on www.IndustryWeek.com?...More
Do you have a question about leading a lean initiative, the characteristics of a lean leader, or other questions about lean leadership? Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership provides you with an opportunity to pose your questions to Larry Fast, who has 35 years of experience in manufacturing and operational excellence.
To determine where college graduates are settling, demographer Wendell Cox analyzed the change in the number of holders of bachelor’s degrees and above between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metropolitan statistical areas with over a million people.