Workforce en Six Guidelines to Reduce Traffic Accidents Over Holiday Weekend <div class="field-byline"> Stefanie Valentic </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>National Safety Council calls on drivers to exercise caution during long trips and issues recommendations about vehicle safety.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Workforce The Latest Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:16:00 +0000 296701 at Denso to Give $1 Million to College Workforce Training Programs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Along with engineering programs, the foundation funds skilled trades and robotics programs “as these are becoming increasingly important in the automotive and technology industries,” said Denso executive vice president Mike Brackett. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Workforce The Latest Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0000 296221 at Getty Images UAW to Strike at Parts Supplier in Detroit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The union contends that after workers voted to unionize at Sakthi's two Detroit plants, the company fired 52 bargaining unit employees and replaced them with temp workers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:00 +0000 295091 at Getty Images Why the Supply Chain is a Manufacturer's Strategic Nucleus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ISM's Tom Derry explains why supply chain professionals are participating in the most strategic decisions at their company.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education / Training Procurement Supplier Relationships Teamwork Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:45:00 +0000 293661 at <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("") 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>If I were interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing or I had children at that age, I&rsquo;d be looking at an opportunity to become stronger in my STEM education.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Tom Derry</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chief Executive Officer<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Institute for Supply Management (ISM)<br /> <strong>Previous positions</strong>: Chief Operating Officer, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP); General Manager, LexisNexis business intelligence group<br /> <strong>Related activities: </strong>Chairman and President of ISM Services; Member of the Dean&#39;s Council for the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University; Member, board of directors, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></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> <hr /> In Hindsight, Rearview Mirror Plant Decides US Is Best <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ficosa will add 500 workers when it opens its high-tech plant in Cookeville, Tenn.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Strategic Siting Expansion Management Operations Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:37:00 +0000 293631 at <p>The entrance to the new plant in Cookeville, Tenn.</p> Ficosa Workplace Safety: Shifting from Recordable to Preventable <div class="field-byline"> By Carol Leaman </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What if, instead of analyzing an injury after it happened, you could see a trend towards imminent injury or illness and prevent it?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Education / Training Safety Workforce The Latest Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:31:00 +0000 292851 at The Top 10 Workforce Stories of 2016 ... So Far <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From apprenticeships to the new overtime rule, here are the issues and personalities most riveting to our readers, talent-wise, in 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:42:00 +0000 292081 at Tools of Engagement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers like Polaris and Autoliv recognize that engaging the minds and talents of their employees is a powerful path to success. IT solutions provide a technology assist.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement Innovation Operations Technology Gold The Latest Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:45:00 +0000 291151 at <p>Automotive safety products company Autoliv is in the midst of implementing a real-time visual management solution across the global enterprise, one designed to promote problem-solving and teamwork among the workforce.</p> Ericsson Shares Climb on Report of 20% Staff Cut <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A report says the Swedish maker of mobile-phone networks plans to cut as many as 25,000 employees, or about 20% of its workforce, amid cutthroat competition and shrinking sales.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance Workforce The Latest Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:51:00 +0000 292321 at Ericsson Safety Professionals: Be Purposeful about Mentoring, Volunteering and Educational Development <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Michael Belcher, CSP, the outgoing president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, reflects on his tenure as president, the highlights of the past year and where the organization is headed in the future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire EHS Today Safety Operations Workforce The Latest Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:15:00 +0000 291241 at