Quality http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Samsung’s Reputation Tanks Among Americans After Note 7 Fiasco http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/samsung-s-reputation-tanks-among-americans-after-note-7-fiasco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The South Korean giant checked in at No. 49 in the annual Harris Poll rankings of the 100 most visible corporations, down 42 spots from a year ago.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/samsung-s-reputation-tanks-among-americans-after-note-7-fiasco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/samsung-s-reputation-tanks-among-americans-after-note-7-fiasco#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Quality Leadership Operations Technology The Latest Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:48:00 +0000 573951 at http://www.industryweek.com David Ramos, Getty Images Takata Forecasts Third Annual Loss After US Settlement http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/takata-forecasts-third-annual-loss-after-us-settlement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The embattled airbag maker will notch a net loss of more than $560 million for the year through March — close to $740 million below what was expect — in large thanks to settling a criminal investigation.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/takata-forecasts-third-annual-loss-after-us-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/takata-forecasts-third-annual-loss-after-us-settlement#comments Budgeting & Reporting Quality Safety Finance Operations The Latest Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:06:00 +0000 561171 at http://www.industryweek.com Joe Raedle, Getty Images Former VW CEO Piech Returns to Lash Out Over Scandal http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/former-vw-ceo-piech-returns-lash-out-over-scandal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A former Volkswagen CEO and chairman, and still a key shareholder, Piech has rekindled accusations that top managers knew about rigged diesel engines months before the manufacturer admitted it.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/former-vw-ceo-piech-returns-lash-out-over-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/former-vw-ceo-piech-returns-lash-out-over-scandal#comments Companies & Executives Quality Regulations Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:25:00 +0000 559161 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images The 2016 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award Winners: Excellence in Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-industryweek-best-plants-award-winners-excellence-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IW salutes six manufacturing facilities across North America that combine talent, technology and operational excellence to deliver winning performances. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-industryweek-best-plants-award-winners-excellence-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2016-industryweek-best-plants-award-winners-excellence-manufacturing#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:30:00 +0000 553971 at http://www.industryweek.com Takata Shares Plunge on Bankruptcy Fears http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-shares-plunge-bankruptcy-fears <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two days after Key Safety Systems emerged as the leading restructuring sponsor, shares of the embattled airbag maker dropped the daily maximum on speculation that it might have to go through court-led bankruptcy.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-shares-plunge-bankruptcy-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-shares-plunge-bankruptcy-fears#comments Budgeting & Reporting Companies & Executives Quality Safety Regulations Finance Global Economy Leadership Operations The Latest Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:15:00 +0000 553021 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A Takata prototype build team member sews an airbag at the company&rsquo;s crash-testing facility outside Detroit.</p> Bill Pugliano, Getty Images China Global Auto Ambitions Get a Boost as Takata Picks Bidder http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/china-global-auto-ambitions-get-boost-takata-picks-bidder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp.’s foray in Japan is the latest example of Chinese companies’ growing ambitions overseas as economic growth slows at home. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/china-global-auto-ambitions-get-boost-takata-picks-bidder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/china-global-auto-ambitions-get-boost-takata-picks-bidder#comments Companies & Executives Quality Growth Strategies Expansion Management Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:28:00 +0000 552901 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Samsung Will Blame Note 7 Fiasco on Irregularly Sized Battery http://www.industryweek.com/quality/samsung-will-blame-note-7-fiasco-irregularly-sized-battery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After months of investigation, the South Korean tech giant will announce that the fires and overheating that forced it to scrap its Note 7 line were caused by batteries that didn’t fit properly in the phones.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/samsung-will-blame-note-7-fiasco-irregularly-sized-battery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/samsung-will-blame-note-7-fiasco-irregularly-sized-battery#comments Quality Safety Global Economy Operations Technology The Latest Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000 530721 at http://www.industryweek.com George Frey, Getty Images Quantifying the Benefits of Quality: Employee Training and Incentives http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-benefits-quality-employee-training-and-incentives <div class="field-byline"> Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland, APQC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This fourth and final article in a series from APQC examines the relationship between employee training and incentives, and the financial benefits of quality. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-benefits-quality-employee-training-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-benefits-quality-employee-training-and-incentives#comments Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Quality The Latest Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:14:00 +0000 516891 at http://www.industryweek.com Qualcomm, Microsoft Citi Join Israel's Team8 Cyber Syndicate http://www.industryweek.com/quality/qualcomm-microsoft-citi-join-israels-team8-cyber-syndicate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“We need to put our egos aside,” said Nadav Zafrir, CEO of Team8, who commanded a unit of the Israel Defense Force. “The level of collaboration in the world of cyber attackers would blow your mind.”</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/qualcomm-microsoft-citi-join-israels-team8-cyber-syndicate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/qualcomm-microsoft-citi-join-israels-team8-cyber-syndicate#comments Quality The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:03:00 +0000 514621 at http://www.industryweek.com Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Quality: Bringing Suppliers into the Fold http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-bringing-suppliers-fold <div class="field-byline"> Holly Lyke-Ho-Gland, APQC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This third article in a series from APQC discusses the relationship between quality training for suppliers and the financial benefits of quality</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-bringing-suppliers-fold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/quantifying-financial-benefits-quality-bringing-suppliers-fold#comments Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Quality Supplier Relationships Finance The Latest Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:16:00 +0000 505261 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinnkstock