Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Energy Change You Can’t Believe In http://www.industryweek.com/blog/energy-change-you-can-t-believe <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Manufacturers in a recent poll say they are skeptical about an "energy premium" and, if one comes, unlikely to spend the windfall on more workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/global-manufacturer">The Global Manufacturer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/energy-change-you-can-t-believe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/energy-change-you-can-t-believe#comments Competitiveness Energy Management Workforce The Global Manufacturer Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 116971 at http://www.industryweek.com What Motivates Blockers to Resist Change? http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/what-motivates-blockers-resist-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Every effort should be made to try and understand why blockers behave the way they do, address their issues and provide a way to get them to buy into the ideas. However, if all avenues have been exhausted... </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/what-motivates-blockers-resist-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/what-motivates-blockers-resist-change#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Teamwork News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0000 116951 at http://www.industryweek.com Bangladesh Factory Victims Get Money Ahead of Anniversary http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/bangladesh-factory-victims-get-money-ahead-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A fund created to compensate victims is paying about 3,000 people -- survivors or families of the dead -- $640 each as an advance against their claims.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/bangladesh-factory-victims-get-money-ahead-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/bangladesh-factory-victims-get-money-ahead-anniversary#comments Compensation Strategies Emerging Markets Corporate Responsibility Safety News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:13:00 +0000 116941 at http://www.industryweek.com Toyota India Workers Back at Work, End Five-Week Standoff http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/toyota-india-workers-back-work-end-five-week-standoff <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Unionized employees had refused to go back to their jobs at the twin plant complex near high-tech hub Bangalore following an end to an eight-day company lockout last month, amid a dispute over pay and other issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/toyota-india-workers-back-work-end-five-week-standoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/toyota-india-workers-back-work-end-five-week-standoff#comments Compensation Strategies Competitiveness Transportation News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:43:00 +0000 116911 at http://www.industryweek.com India Asks Toyota, Union to Restore Factory Operations http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/india-asks-toyota-union-restore-factory-operations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The demand comes after unionized employees refused to return to work at two plants near the southern city of Bangalore, despite an end to an eight-day company lock out last month over the pay dispute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/india-asks-toyota-union-restore-factory-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/india-asks-toyota-union-restore-factory-operations#comments Workforce News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:18:00 +0000 116831 at http://www.industryweek.com Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Manufacturing CFO? http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo <div class="field-byline"> Bryan Proctor and Ken Rose, Korn Ferry International </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The CFO position is transforming as manufacturers are increasingly bringing operations back to the U.S. and shifting gears from cost-cutting toward growth.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-manufacturing-cfo#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Lean / Six-Sigma Finance Leadership Workforce Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:00 +0000 116691 at http://www.industryweek.com Are You Resistance? http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>People do not resist change. They love it. They seek it out. They sacrifice money and time to get it. Why else would they play the lottery or join a gym or do just about anything else they do?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/learning-change">Learning is Change</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-resistance#comments Change Management Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Learning is Change Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:01:00 +0000 116721 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturers Like What They See -- Especially At Home http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two manufacturing surveys indicate rising employer optimism and plans to increase investment and hiring.</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/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Trade Global Economy Workforce News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 116681 at http://www.industryweek.com AME Unveils Initiatives Aimed at Drawing Students to Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Association for Manufacturing Excellence has launched a pair of education-based programs geared toward attracting students to manufacturing careers: the Adopt a School Initiative and the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path Scholarship.</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/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ame-unveils-initiatives-aimed-drawing-students-manufacturing#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Workforce News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:00 +0000 116621 at http://www.industryweek.com San Diego's Maritime Industry is Becoming Increasingly Important to the Region http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>San Diego's maritime industry is an increasingly high-tech $14 billion regional economy but the 'Blue Economy' faces significant competitive challenges.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </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/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/san-diegos-maritime-industry-becoming-increasingly-important-region#comments Competitiveness Industry Clusters Demographics Technology Workforce Inside California Manufacturing Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:09:00 +0000 116581 at http://www.industryweek.com