Corporate Culture http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Culture is the Bedrock for Coping with Change http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/culture-bedrock-coping-change <div class="field-byline"> Joakim Ahlström </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>To secure long-term survival in a complex and volatile world, you need to develop an organization with the ability to collectively adapt and <em>continuously</em> improve as one synchronized entity. Better information technology and more efficient structures for keeping daily efforts aligned with long-term goals won't be enough.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/culture-bedrock-coping-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/culture-bedrock-coping-change#comments Corporate Culture Leadership The Latest Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:21:00 +0000 163471 at http://www.industryweek.com Lessons from the Front Lines: Engineering a Successful Career http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/lessons-front-lines-engineering-successful-career <div class="field-byline"> Meredith Kovarik, Director of Supply Chain, Jabil </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Women choose STEM and manufacturing disciplines for a variety of reasons. For me, it wasn't that I didn't have a choice to go into a STEM discipline, but it was completely the culture I grew up in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/lessons-front-lines-engineering-successful-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/lessons-front-lines-engineering-successful-career#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:11:00 +0000 162971 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>True transparency doesn&rsquo;t leave room for discrimination, but rather creates a groundwork for equality because success is more closely and visibly tied to performance.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Meredith Kovarik</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Director of Supply Chain<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>Jabil</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</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> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Companies Need Global Change Agents http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/companies-need-global-change-agents <div class="field-byline"> Dean Williams, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your company is operating with traditional 'big man' leaders, it's time for a change.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/companies-need-global-change-agents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/companies-need-global-change-agents#comments Change Management Corporate Culture Leadership Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 162891 at http://www.industryweek.com Are You Boring Employees Into Leaving? http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/are-you-boring-employees-leaving <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How to attract and retain employees who actively work to improve the business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/are-you-boring-employees-leaving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/are-you-boring-employees-leaving#comments Corporate Culture Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce The Latest Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 162351 at http://www.industryweek.com Nucor's Steely Resolve for Long-Term Success http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nucors-steely-resolve-long-term-success <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With sales of more than $19 billion annually, Nucor (IW 500/64) is a manufacturing powerhouse but it wasn&rsquo;t always that way. In fact, recalls former CEO Dan DiMicco in his new book <em>American Made: Why Making Things Will Return Us to Greatness</em>, when Ken Iverson brought the former nuclear technology company into the steel business in the 1960s, &ldquo;the corporation was fighting for its very survival.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nucors-steely-resolve-long-term-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nucors-steely-resolve-long-term-success#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Growth Strategies Teamwork Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:13:00 +0000 162271 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo by Jeronimo Nisa Safety: A Value Contributor or Productivity Competitor? http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor <div class="field-byline"> Shawn M. Galloway, President, ProAct Safety </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Safety continues to suffer from the wrong focus, goals and objectives. Until there is a change in how we frame safety's role and purpose within organizations, we will continue to upset the customers of safety, require a greater emphasis on controlling behavior and ensuring compliance, and continue with have-to rather than want-to cultures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor#comments Corporate Culture Safety Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:28:00 +0000 161901 at http://www.industryweek.com Don't Stick with What You Know http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/dont-stick-what-you-know <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sticking with what you are comfortable with and becoming more proficient at it is a trap for many who want to advance as leaders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/dont-stick-what-you-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/dont-stick-what-you-know#comments Corporate Culture Leadership Gold The Latest Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:38:00 +0000 161421 at http://www.industryweek.com Advice To Aspiring Leaders: Don’t Be That Guy! http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/advice-aspiring-leaders-don-t-be-guy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The five behaviors of particularly toxic leaders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/advice-aspiring-leaders-don-t-be-guy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/advice-aspiring-leaders-don-t-be-guy#comments Corporate Culture Leadership The Latest Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:17:00 +0000 161601 at http://www.industryweek.com Toyota Names First Foreign VP, Promotes Woman to Top Ranks in Diversity Push http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/toyota-names-first-foreign-vp-promotes-woman-top-ranks-diversity-push <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Despite their globally recognized brands, most major firms in Japan are headed by Japanese men.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/toyota-names-first-foreign-vp-promotes-woman-top-ranks-diversity-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/toyota-names-first-foreign-vp-promotes-woman-top-ranks-diversity-push#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Culture Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:04:00 +0000 161521 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images US Steel to Shut Down Gary Works Coke Plant http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Producing coke can be an environmental nightmare, and over the years U.S. Steel has been hit with bills for millions of dollars to do cleanup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/us-steel-shut-down-gary-works-coke-plant#comments Competitiveness Corporate Culture Corporate Responsibility Planning & Forecasting Global Economy Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 161091 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson/Getty Images