Companies & Executives en NDSU Research & Technology Park Leads Region in Job Creation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research park aims to foster innovative start-ups and high-tech STEM jobs.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ideaxchange Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Innovation The Latest Fri, 26 May 2017 16:10:00 +0000 693921 at Ford's Fields May Walk Away With $57.5 Million After Ouster <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The largest portion of former Ford CEO Mark Fields’ payout is in unvested stock awards, valued at $29.4 million as of Wednesday’s close.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compensation Strategies Corporate Finance Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 25 May 2017 12:17:00 +0000 691901 at <p>Former Ford CEO Mark Fields</p> Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Chinese Billionaire Adds Proton, Lotus to Expanding Auto Empire <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which also owns the upscale Sweden-based Volvo Cars, announced Wednesday that it will buy 49.9% of Proton and a 51% stake in Lotus Cars. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Wed, 24 May 2017 14:00:00 +0000 690301 at <p>Li Shufu of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group</p> Copyright Matt Cardy, Getty Images SpaceX Technician Says Concerns About Tests Got Him Fired <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Former SpaceX technician Jason Blasdell alleges that his managers pressured technicians to deviate from written test procedures and to sign off on tests of rocket parts that hadn’t been conducted according to protocols.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Quality Workforce The Latest Wed, 24 May 2017 12:06:00 +0000 690251 at Getty Images CEO Who Sold Furniture to Steve Jobs Now Aims Ford at the Future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New Ford CEO Jim Hackett has a reputation as a visionary executive comfortable in the high-tech world, who’s also willing to take the scalpel to a workforce.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Tue, 23 May 2017 12:42:00 +0000 688631 at <p>Ford CEO Jim Hackett</p> Ford GE Said to Face Probe for Misleading EU Over $1.7 Billion Deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The company may be in trouble for telling regulators it didn’t have any plans to develop a new giant offshore wind turbine when the company did have such a project on hold.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Energy Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Mon, 22 May 2017 12:57:00 +0000 686991 at Source: LM Wind Power 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference: IW Best Plants Awards Ceremony <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A highlight of the 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference was the awards presentation to the 2016 IW Best Plants Awards winners. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Companies & Executives Continuous Improvement IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality The Latest Fri, 19 May 2017 17:40:00 +0000 685951 at Canada Reviews Boeing Contracts After Bombardier Jet Challenge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Canada Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said, “Boeing’s petition is clearly aimed at blocking Bombardier’s new aircraft” from the U.S. market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Trade The Latest Fri, 19 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000 685641 at <p>Canada Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland</p> Copyright Fiona Goodall, Getty Images The Tech Column: SAP Eyes a Future Filled with Machine Learning <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner discusses some of the German company’s plans for the years to come … The hard numbers of recovering from a cyberattack. … How smart are smart homes? (Maybe don’t answer that.) … Meet the robot that can shoot free throws. … Net neutrality, 2003-2017?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Cybersecurity IIoT Companies & Executives Robotics Leadership Technology The Latest Fri, 19 May 2017 12:00:00 +0000 685431 at Michele Tantussi, Getty Images US Said to Ready Lawsuit Over Fiat Chrysler Diesel Engines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A suit would mark an escalation of the U.S. government’s months-long inquiry and could expose Fiat Chrysler to significant penalties.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Environment The Latest Thu, 18 May 2017 14:03:00 +0000 684301 at Copyright Getty Images