Corporate Culture http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Uber Will Suspend Autonomous Tests After Arizona Accident http://www.industryweek.com/automation/uber-will-suspend-autonomous-tests-after-arizona-accident <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Already dealing with separate scandals, Uber will suspend Arizona tests and pause Pittsburgh operations after a brutal collision — for which the Uber car was not at fault — in Tempe.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/automation/uber-will-suspend-autonomous-tests-after-arizona-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/automation/uber-will-suspend-autonomous-tests-after-arizona-accident#comments Automation Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Emerging Technologies Corporate Responsibility Leadership Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 619201 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Uber CEO Travis Kalanick fields questions at a 2014 event.</p> Steven Jennings, Getty Images 2016 IW Best Plants Winner: Johnson Controls’ Magic Ingredient is Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-johnson-controls-magic-ingredient-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Monterrey, Mexico, hundreds of Johnson Controls employees build thousands of batteries every day — delivering them on time, in perfect condition, in large thanks to individual ownership and ideal team leadership.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-johnson-controls-magic-ingredient-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-johnson-controls-magic-ingredient-leadership#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Education / Training Corporate Culture IndustryWeek Best Plants Global Economy Leadership Resources Workforce The Latest Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 610651 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A counter outside the Johnson Controls plant in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, tracks how many days have passed since the last recordable accident. (The number is higher now.)</p> Matt LaWell, IndustryWeek 2016 IW Best Plants Winner: Lean Helps UTC Take Flight and Soar http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-lean-helps-utc-take-flight-and-soar <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UTC Aerostructures is relentlessly focused on driving waste out of its production processes, one second at a time.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-lean-helps-utc-take-flight-and-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-iw-best-plants-winner-lean-helps-utc-take-flight-and-soar#comments Companies & Executives Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture IndustryWeek Best Plants Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 609231 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Nacelles must be fully functional for 60,000+ flight cycles and 20 years of operation.</p> UTC Aerostructures Expansion of Airbus Fraud Probe Increases Scrutiny of Middlemen http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/expansion-airbus-fraud-probe-increases-scrutiny-middlemen <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The probe by authorities in France follows steps by the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office in August to look into possible fraud, bribery and corruption in Airbus’s civil aviation business related to third-party consultants.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/expansion-airbus-fraud-probe-increases-scrutiny-middlemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/expansion-airbus-fraud-probe-increases-scrutiny-middlemen#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Regulations Trade Finance The Latest Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:49:00 +0000 608111 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images Rolls-Royce CEO's $1.1 Million Bonus Condemned by Business Lobby http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/rolls-royce-ceos-11-million-bonus-condemned-business-lobby <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rolls-Royce CEO Warren East was handed the payout after underlying pretax profit fell 49% in 2016, with only a “modest” improvement forecast this year. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/rolls-royce-ceos-11-million-bonus-condemned-business-lobby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/rolls-royce-ceos-11-million-bonus-condemned-business-lobby#comments Compensation Strategies Companies & Executives Corporate Culture The Latest Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:14:00 +0000 604751 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Rolls-Royce Holdings CEO Warren East</p> Rolls-Royce Holdings Your Employees Can and Should Build a Business Case for New Ideas http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/your-employees-can-and-should-build-business-case-new-ideas <div class="field-byline"> Rick Bohan, principal, Chagrin River Consulting LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When managers teach and coach their employees how to solve problems and present solutions, they do themselves and their employees a favor. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/your-employees-can-and-should-build-business-case-new-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/your-employees-can-and-should-build-business-case-new-ideas#comments Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture Engagement The Latest Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0000 603181 at http://www.industryweek.com At Tesla, Departures Mount as Carmaker 'Stretched to the Limit' http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/tesla-departures-mount-carmaker-stretched-limit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“The pressure of getting out the Model 3 is getting to everybody, from the people on the factory floor to the people at the top.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/tesla-departures-mount-carmaker-stretched-limit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/tesla-departures-mount-carmaker-stretched-limit#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership Workforce The Latest Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:13:00 +0000 590171 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan, Getty Images The Upside of Speaking Up http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/upside-speaking <div class="field-byline"> Chris Morgan, Founding Principal, Morgan Alexander </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How honest, respectful feedback leverages the threat response to make us better.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/upside-speaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/upside-speaking#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership The Latest Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:59:00 +0000 587611 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Delivering the kind of feedback that will bring about positive change requires business leaders and managers to pay attention to two dimensions: psychological safety and honesty.</p> Five Ways to Empower Employees for Higher Engagement http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement <div class="field-byline"> Shawn Casemore, President and Founder, Casemore and Co. Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Empowerment is the ability of an employee to be directly involved in and have influence over their work. The organizations that typically have the highest level of employee engagement are the very same organizations in which employees are empowered. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/engagement/five-ways-empower-employees-higher-engagement#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership The Latest Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:41:00 +0000 580211 at http://www.industryweek.com Hiring for the Factory Floor -- Are Hard Skills or Soft Skills More Important? http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/hiring-factory-floor-are-hard-skills-or-soft-skills-more-important <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Because skills in certain technical areas are often in short supply, you may be better off hiring a smart, trainable person who thinks and behaves in a way that fits your culture.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/hiring-factory-floor-are-hard-skills-or-soft-skills-more-important" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/hiring-factory-floor-are-hard-skills-or-soft-skills-more-important#comments Continuous Improvement Corporate Culture Recruiting / Retention The Latest Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:08:00 +0000 574011 at http://www.industryweek.com