Corporate Culture http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Spread the Message of Transformational Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Transformational leaders can move an organization from a transactional focus to an organization that empowers and engages employees.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership#comments Change Management Corporate Culture Safety Leadership Operations News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 151861 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Boss Gives Workers Cars, Home Deposits, Jewelry for Loyalty http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dholakia's complex loyalty program, in which employees earn points in 25 criteria, has been in place for five years, but this year the rewards have reached new heights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty#comments Corporate Culture Emerging Markets Engagement Leadership News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 151161 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Automotive Supply Chain: Overcoming Ethnic Rifts http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/automotive-supply-chain-overcoming-ethnic-rifts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Despite deep interethnic divisions that have endure almost 20 years after the Bosnian War, Muslim and Serb workers at the Bekto Precisa factory in Gorazde work together in harmony.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/automotive-supply-chain-overcoming-ethnic-rifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/automotive-supply-chain-overcoming-ethnic-rifts#comments Demographics Corporate Culture Teamwork Leadership News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:31:00 +0000 150701 at http://www.industryweek.com Porsche Dow Chemical Honors Its LGBT Business Leaders http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/dow-chemical-honors-its-lgbt-business-leaders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Howard Ungerleider and Louis A. Vega, were named to the OUTstanding in Business list, which honors LGBT and straight ally business leaders who actively contribute to an environment where all employees feel safe and are able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/dow-chemical-honors-its-lgbt-business-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/dow-chemical-honors-its-lgbt-business-leaders#comments Corporate Culture Leadership News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:24:00 +0000 150511 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Photo Courtesy of Dow Chemical</p> 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalists Named http://www.industryweek.com/operations/2014-industryweek-best-plants-finalists-named <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year's finalists represent manufacturing facilities across Canada, the United States and Mexico. These finalist facilities share several common elements, including admirable performance metrics, comprehensive efforts to improve across the many functions that occur within a manufacturing plant, and engaged workforces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/2014-industryweek-best-plants-finalists-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/2014-industryweek-best-plants-finalists-named#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture IW Best Plants Leadership Operations None News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:21:00 +0000 149431 at http://www.industryweek.com Becoming a Lean Company is Key to Successful Competition in the Global Marketplace http://www.industryweek.com/blog/becoming-lean-company-key-successful-competition-global-marketplace <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Any company that becomes a lean company will not need to offshore manufacturing to be globally competitive. Here's why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/inside-california-manufacturing">Inside California Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/becoming-lean-company-key-successful-competition-global-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/becoming-lean-company-key-successful-competition-global-marketplace#comments Competitiveness Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Innovation Operations Inside California Manufacturing Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:01:00 +0000 149001 at http://www.industryweek.com Seco Tools CEO Drills Into the Softer Side of Cutting Metal http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/seco-tools-ceo-drills-softer-side-cutting-metal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>At an IMTS 2014 booth chock full of the precision cutting heads Seco Tools is best known for, CEO Lars Bergstr&ouml;m spent a good part of his briefing with reporters discussing not hardware but software and culture.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/seco-tools-ceo-drills-softer-side-cutting-metal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/seco-tools-ceo-drills-softer-side-cutting-metal#comments Competitiveness IMTS Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Emerging Markets Machine Tools Global Economy Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:39:00 +0000 147971 at http://www.industryweek.com Customer Service – Is It an Oxymoron? http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/customer-service-it-oxymoron <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Under promise, over deliver” should be the norm rather than the exception. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/customer-service-it-oxymoron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/customer-service-it-oxymoron#comments Customer Relationships Corporate Culture Leadership Supply Chain News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:19:00 +0000 146101 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright iStock, Thinkstock Leadership & Strategy: Fostering a Flame-Resistant Culture http://www.industryweek.com/flame-resistant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Who better to craft the fire trucks being used in every city than the ones who use them every day, the ones putting their lives on the line? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/flame-resistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/flame-resistant#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Recruiting / Retention Leadership News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:30:00 +0000 145371 at http://www.industryweek.com Do Monetary Incentives or Rewards Drive Continuous Improvement? http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/do-monetary-incentives-or-rewards-drive-continuous-improvement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This question is often one of the more controversial and hotly debated topics with companies striving to achieve and sustain excellence. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/do-monetary-incentives-or-rewards-drive-continuous-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ask-expert-lean-leadership/do-monetary-incentives-or-rewards-drive-continuous-improvement#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Compensation Strategies Lean / Six-Sigma Corporate Culture Leadership Operations Workforce News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:18:00 +0000 145361 at http://www.industryweek.com <div> <div> Larry Fast, Founder and President</div> <div> <a href="http://pathwaysllc.net/" target="_blank">Pathways to Manufacturing Excellence</a></div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p>