Corporate Culture http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en The 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/10-most-innovative-companies-world <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Boston Consulting Group has released its 11th annual list of the world's most innovative companies. Check out what company tops the list.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/10-most-innovative-companies-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/10-most-innovative-companies-world#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Innovation The Latest Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:30:00 +0000 521221 at http://www.industryweek.com Mitsubishi on the Hot Seat as Japan Rethinks Culture of Long Work Hours http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While long working hours were previously praised as a trait of a hard-working, disciplined worker, perceptions are changing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/mitsubishi-hot-seat-japan-rethinks-culture-long-work-hours#comments Corporate Culture Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:08:00 +0000 520871 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Mentoring and Technology Offer a Healthy Outlook for J&J http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kathy Wengel leads J&J's supply chain through a technology transformation while raising the profile of women in leadership roles.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/mentoring-and-technology-offer-healthy-outlook-jj#comments Digital Tools Corporate Culture Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Tue, 03 Jan 2017 03:44:00 +0000 504381 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>Technology is dramatically changing the landscape of what&rsquo;s possible for us.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Kathy Wengel</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Worldwide Vice President, Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer</p> <p><strong>Organization: </strong>Johnson &amp; Johnson<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Education:</strong> BSE in civil engineering and operations research, Princeton University</p> <p><strong>Honors: </strong>Women of Excellence Award (2015), National Association of Female Executives; AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award, AWESOME (Achieving Women&#39;s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management &amp; Education); Thinkers &amp; Movers Award, DSC Logistics</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" 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 /> Porsche Holding Wins Hedge Fund Lawsuit at Germany's Top Court http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/porsche-holding-wins-hedge-fund-lawsuit-germanys-top-court <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Investors were seeking around 1.2 billion euros (US$1.25 billion) in damages from alleged market manipulation triggered by short-selling transactions, swaps and options related to VW voting stock.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/porsche-holding-wins-hedge-fund-lawsuit-germanys-top-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/porsche-holding-wins-hedge-fund-lawsuit-germanys-top-court#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Finance The Latest Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:27:00 +0000 499651 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images CEO Alert: Better Boards for Better Outcomes http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ceo-alert-better-boards-better-outcomes <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When women are at the table, organizations almost always experience more success: better ideas surface, more viable policy alternatives are created, the quality of the discussion is heightened, and financial returns are stronger. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ceo-alert-better-boards-better-outcomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/ceo-alert-better-boards-better-outcomes#comments Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Leadership The Latest Wed, 21 Dec 2016 19:20:00 +0000 496931 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Organizations need to purposefully pursue women for board positions, including having current board members mentor women who are interested in serving on boards.</span></p> Business Forward Do Your Industrial Customers Love Their Experience? http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/do-your-industrial-customers-love-their-experience <div class="field-byline"> Michael Staebe and Andreas Dullweber, Bain &amp; Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Four questions manufacturers should ask themselves if they want to develop loyal - and more valuable - customers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/do-your-industrial-customers-love-their-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/do-your-industrial-customers-love-their-experience#comments Customer Relationships Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Leadership The Latest Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:05:00 +0000 495101 at http://www.industryweek.com 10 Lessons Clients Taught Me in 2016 http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/10-lessons-clients-taught-me-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Linda D. Henman, President, Henman Performance Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Each year and each client has a new lesson to teach, says this leading leadership consultant. Here are her top 10 lessons for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/10-lessons-clients-taught-me-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/10-lessons-clients-taught-me-2016#comments Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Innovation Leadership The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:48:00 +0000 493011 at http://www.industryweek.com Image via nist6dh, Flickr Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Quality -- the Role of Governance and Transparency http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-role-governance-and-transparency <div class="field-byline"> Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland, APQC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This article is the second in a series from APQC examining the benefits of quality. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-role-governance-and-transparency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-role-governance-and-transparency#comments Corporate Culture Governance, Risk & Compliance Quality The Latest Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:50:00 +0000 485091 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Smart Manufacturing Starts with Your People http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/smart-manufacturing-starts-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="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/smart-manufacturing-starts-your-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/smart-manufacturing-starts-your-people#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:40:00 +0000 461161 at http://www.industryweek.com Building the IIoT Step-by-Step http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-iiot-step-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="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-iiot-step-step" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-iiot-step-step#comments 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 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>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="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" 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 />