“One of the major mistakes I see in both startups and established companies is moving their talented contributors to management simply because they are talented contributors,” writes Derek Brown, lead web developer and manager at LinkedIn....More
Teamwork is the engine that drives all great manufacturing endeavors. Unfortunately, this axiom sometimes gets forgotten in the offices and boardrooms where managers and executives chart a company's course.
This slideshow, compiled from an infographic created by Davitt Corporate Partners, presents some useful facts, research and observations about teamwork, and provides illuminating examples of teamwork in action.
To highlight the importance of manufacturing to the economy of the San Diego region, the city celebrates Manufacturing Week instead of only Manufacturing Day and highlights the need for retooling education to meet manufacturing's workforce challenges....More
CEO Christopher Mapes is leading a company that faces a challenge many manufacturers are seeking answers for: the skills gap. In the case of Lincoln Electric, which manufactures welding, cutting, and joining products, it's skilled welding talent....More
Regarding layoffs, HP CEO Meg Whitman says, "I think for 2015, in terms of this restructuring, we are done," but adds, "When you split companies apart, often there is a realignment of the workforce. ... We'll see how it goes."...More
If you didn't think Northeast Ohio's manufacturing roots continue to run deep, you would have after attending [M]POWER Manufacturing Assembly, an event that both celebrated National Manufacturing Day and highlighted the vital role manufacturing plays in this region of the United States....More