Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Fiat Chrysler Proposes Bonus Plan to Improve Labor Relations in Italy http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/fiat-chrysler-proposes-bonus-plan-improve-labor-relations-italy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The plan will pay bonuses to autoworkers tied to "productivity, quality and profitability targets established in the 2015-2018 business plan."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/fiat-chrysler-proposes-bonus-plan-improve-labor-relations-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/fiat-chrysler-proposes-bonus-plan-improve-labor-relations-italy#comments Labor / Employment Policy Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:07:00 +0000 165011 at http://www.industryweek.com FCA Schlumberger Cuts 11,000 More Jobs as Earnings Fall http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/schlumberger-cuts-11000-more-jobs-earnings-fall <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Schlumberger chief executive Paal Kibsgaard said the latest round of cuts was caused by a severe decline in North American land drilling and by reduced investment by oil companies overseas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/schlumberger-cuts-11000-more-jobs-earnings-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/schlumberger-cuts-11000-more-jobs-earnings-fall#comments Workforce The Latest Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:12:00 +0000 165001 at http://www.industryweek.com Why America Has a Shortage of Skilled Workers http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-america-has-shortage-skilled-workers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new perspective on why manufacturing has a skilled workforce problem -- and what manufacturers must do to solve it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-america-has-shortage-skilled-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-america-has-shortage-skilled-workers#comments Competitiveness Education / Training Growth Strategies Global Economy Leadership Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 164791 at http://www.industryweek.com Industry 4.0 Offers Wonders and Plenty of Wondering http://www.industryweek.com/technology/industry-40-offers-wonders-and-plenty-wondering <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Industry 4.0 (or call it smart manufacturing, the Internet of Things, or a variety of other terms) is the most discussed topic at this year&rsquo;s Hannover Messe industry fair in Germany. And the question many are asking at this huge exhibition of the latest manufacturing technology is the title of our recent article by Travis Hessman, &ldquo;Are You Ready for the Next Industrial Revolution?&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/industry-40-offers-wonders-and-plenty-wondering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/industry-40-offers-wonders-and-plenty-wondering#comments Education / Training Information Technology Robotics Operations Technology The Latest Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:08:00 +0000 164831 at http://www.industryweek.com Assume Nothing: 5 Tests Every Manufacturer Should Run Quarterly http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/assume-nothing-5-tests-every-manufacturer-should-run-quarterly <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Addressing these readiness factors won't always be comfortable. But for the enterprising factory manager building a business, they're crucial -- and unavoidable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/assume-nothing-5-tests-every-manufacturer-should-run-quarterly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/assume-nothing-5-tests-every-manufacturer-should-run-quarterly#comments Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:52:00 +0000 164701 at http://www.industryweek.com Workers Tell Volkswagen Leadership to Quit Fighting http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-tell-volkswagen-leadership-quit-fighting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We ask that the focus should return to the successful day-to-day running of the company and its 600,000 employees, rather than on debates that fill newspapers," said the head of VW's general works committee Bernd Osterloh.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-tell-volkswagen-leadership-quit-fighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workers-tell-volkswagen-leadership-quit-fighting#comments Corporate Culture Workforce The Latest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000 164621 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A brand new Volkswagen Passat and Golf 7 car are stored in a tower at the Volkswagen Autostadt complex near the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany.&nbsp;</p> Alexander Koerner,Getty Images Will Things Ever Change for Women in Business and Manufacturing? http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/will-things-ever-change-women-business-and-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The value of recruiting women into business is experiencing a new wave of attention. Let's hope it leads to action. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/will-things-ever-change-women-business-and-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/will-things-ever-change-women-business-and-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Demographics Leadership Workforce The Latest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:45:00 +0000 163931 at http://www.industryweek.com Are Private Exchanges Right for Your Company? http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/are-private-exchanges-right-your-company <div class="field-byline"> Randall K. Abbott, senior strategist, Towers Watson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Private Health Exchanges emerge as strategy to meet ACA requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/are-private-exchanges-right-your-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/are-private-exchanges-right-your-company#comments Compensation Strategies Corporate Finance & Tax Public Policy Finance Employer Provided Health Care The Latest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 164421 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturers Must Optimize Health Care Strategies http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/manufacturers-must-optimize-health-care-strategies <div class="field-byline"> Randall K. Abbott, senior strategist, Towers Watson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Staying under the ACA's 'Cadillac Tax' trigger will require you to change your health care strategies. Here's how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/manufacturers-must-optimize-health-care-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/manufacturers-must-optimize-health-care-strategies#comments Compensation Strategies Corporate Finance & Tax Public Policy Finance Workforce The Latest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:10:00 +0000 163951 at http://www.industryweek.com IoT for the Extended Enterprise: Process Integration, Stakeholder Engagement, and Device Engineering http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iot-extended <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Bosch Software Innovations </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1Promo050615.gif?1428514807" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Join us on May 6 to learn how to take your enterprise to the next level by applying the Internet of Things across the value chain. We will discuss the required engineering, platform, and enterprise needs. Hear case studies of how integrated IoT environments boost competitiveness.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_Bosch_iot_extended_WNR_JR_032315 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1150pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/iot-extended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology Software & Systems Systems Integration Operations Supply Chain Workforce Webinars Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000 162191 at http://www.industryweek.com