Corporate Culture http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Knocks VW Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/norway-s-sovereign-wealth-fund-knocks-vw-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In another bump against VW, the Norwegian wealth fund, which holds a 1.2% share in Volkswagen, believes the company gives too much power to family while freezing minority shareholders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/norway-s-sovereign-wealth-fund-knocks-vw-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/norway-s-sovereign-wealth-fund-knocks-vw-leadership#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Transportation Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:18:00 +0000 249851 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Yngve Slyngstad, the CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management and the head of Norway&#39;s sovereign wealth fund.</p> Norges Bank Investment Management; inset: Sean Gallup, Getty Images Sandy Says: Are You a Safety Advocate? http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The appointment of a “safety advocate” at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles caught my eye. What, I thought, does a formal “safety advocate” do?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/sandy-says-are-you-safety-advocate#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Safety Operations The Latest Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000 248881 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The True Cost of Poor Worker Health is a C-Suite Issue http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Does your employer want to grow top-line revenue? It seems like a dumb question; what employer doesn&rsquo;t want to make more money? And yet, says Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, many employers essentially are throwing money away by not addressing employee presenteeism and its causes, or recognizing that an integrated approach to employee health and wellness can reduce the number of absences and days lost to presenteeism.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/true-cost-poor-worker-health-c-suite-issue#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Corporate Culture Safety Leadership Operations The Latest Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:43:00 +0000 219471 at http://www.industryweek.com A Breath Away from Catastrophe: Creating Mindful Work Environments http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments <div class="field-byline"> Tom Wojick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How promoting mindfulness in the workplace strengthens your workplace safety strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/breath-away-catastrophe-creating-mindful-work-environments#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Education / Training Corporate Culture Safety The Latest Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 214771 at http://www.industryweek.com Should Employers Treat Employees Like Family? http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/should-employers-treat-employees-family <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not an easy path but proponents say the personal and financial rewards are well worth it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/should-employers-treat-employees-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/should-employers-treat-employees-family#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Engagement Teamwork Leadership Gold The Latest Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:35:00 +0000 213581 at http://www.industryweek.com U.S. Companies Pay $62 Billion Per Year for Workplace Injuries http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div><p>Workplace injuries and accidents that cause employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers nearly $62 billion in 2013, the most recent year for which statistically valid injury data is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the National Academy of Social Insurance, according to <a href="http://lmi.co/WSI2016" target="_blank">the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index</a>. That is more than $1billion per week spent on the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/us-companies-pay-62-billion-year-workplace-injuries#comments EHS Today RSS IndustryWeek Wire Corporate Culture Safety Operations The Latest Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:33:00 +0000 211981 at http://www.industryweek.com Brazil's Petrobras Slashes Planned Investments http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/brazils-petrobras-slashes-planned-investments <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Petrobras is reeling from oil prices that have collapsed, together with a plunging currency and damaging revelations of a long-running kickbacks scheme.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/brazils-petrobras-slashes-planned-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/brazils-petrobras-slashes-planned-investments#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Leadership The Latest Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:45:00 +0000 210141 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Petrobras oil rig</p> Copyright Mario Tama, Getty Images What is World Class Manufacturing and How Do You Measure It? http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/what-world-class-manufacturing-and-how-do-you-measure-it <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>World class manufacturing is like a symphony by Mozart where all in the orchestra understand their roles and how to perform in an expert synchronized way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/what-world-class-manufacturing-and-how-do-you-measure-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/what-world-class-manufacturing-and-how-do-you-measure-it#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Leadership Operations The Latest Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:46:00 +0000 210071 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Mary Turner, Getty Images All in the Family: The Benefits of Hiring Relatives http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/all-family-benefits-hiring-relatives <div class="field-byline"> Carey Smith, Founder and Chief Big Ass, Big Ass Fans </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You would think hiring relatives of employees would be a problem but this Kentucky manufacturer's experience has been just the opposite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/all-family-benefits-hiring-relatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/all-family-benefits-hiring-relatives#comments Corporate Culture Engagement Recruiting / Retention Workforce The Latest Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:04:00 +0000 208221 at http://www.industryweek.com Powering Up Productivity with Mindfulness http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/powering-productivity-mindfulness <div class="field-byline"> Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Our attention has come under siege at work, negatively impacting our performance and clarity of mind. Mindfulness training programs can enhance performance, productivity and safety at every level of a company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/powering-productivity-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/powering-productivity-mindfulness#comments Corporate Culture Leadership Workforce The Latest Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:27:00 +0000 206171 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Technology such as computers, tablets, the internet, email, phones, etc., can enhance our productivity, but these technologies also pull our attention in multiple directions limiting our ability to maintain focus.</p>