Corporate Culture en Smart Manufacturing Starts with Your People <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In American Manufacturing 2.0, CEO Steve Blue says the key to a manufacturing resurgence is creating company cultures where employees are valued and engaged.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:40:00 +0000 461161 at Building the IIoT Step-by-Step <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rockwell Automation’s President & CEO Blake Moret charts a course to lead in a digitally connected manufacturing world.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture The Connected Enterprise Manufacturing Leader of the Week IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:30:00 +0000 456271 at <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("") 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>We have a vision of the connected enterprise that&rsquo;s a practical way to make these concepts reality. They are a way to get started and a way to help companies along their journey.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Blake Moret</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> President &amp; CEO<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Rockwell Automation<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Previous Titles:</strong> Senior Vice President, Control Products and Solutions (CP&amp;S)</p> <p><strong>Education:</strong> Bachelor&#39;s degree in mechanical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></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> <hr /> Can Social Media Improve Profitability of Your Manufacturing Operations? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A strategy for testing whether and how social media can help improve manufacturing operations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Corporate Culture Operations The Latest Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:45:00 +0000 447331 at Dodge Truck Owners Accuse Chrysler of VW-Like Cheating <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Michigan-based unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is the first U.S. carmaker to be sued by consumers for such claims.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:03:00 +0000 446241 at Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Why Mission and Vision Statements Seldom Drive Discussion -- and Why That Should Change <div class="field-byline"> Rick Bohan, principal, Chagrin River Consulting LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is great value in actually using your mission or vision statement to generate discussions about how well (or not) the organization is doing in fulfilling that mission and vision.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Strategic Planning & Execution Leadership The Latest Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:55:00 +0000 442551 at Profits Should Not Come at the Cost of Workplace Safety <div class="field-byline"> Janice Berthold </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Does your executive team value safety properly? This example from Alcoa shows how a commitment to worker safety can have a powerful impact on the bottom line.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:38:00 +0000 439431 at The Long-Term Danger of Short-Term Goals <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Capitalism cannot thrive if we remain focused on short-term profits at the expense of long-term sustainability.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Leadership The Latest Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:15:00 +0000 436121 at Toyota Recalling Nearly 6 Million More Takata Airbags <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The total number of recalled airbags climbs above 100 million around the world, though none of this latest batch is in the United States.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Culture Quality Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:53:00 +0000 428091 at Joe Raedle, Getty Images Nissan Buys Mitsubishi Motors, Ghosn Shares CEO Duties <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Already the chairman at Nissan and Renault SA, Carlos Ghson will share the role of Nissan CEO for the first time as he takes the helm of Mitsubishi Motors in the wake of a $2.3 billion ownership stake.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Global Economy Leadership The Latest Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:39:00 +0000 421881 at <p>Carlos Ghosn, already chairman at Nissan and Renault SA, and now the helmsman for Mitsubishi Motors.</p> Andrew Burton, Getty Images What is the Greatest Impediment to Lean and Six Sigma Implementation? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a culture built on fear, employees will try to interpret every comment and gesture in order to guess what the leaders really want. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Workforce The Latest Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0000 419141 at Copyright Charlies McQuillan, Getty Images