A new study finds that high-performing companies' executive pay programs differ from others in the S&P 1500 in several key ways, including putting more emphasis on stock options and targeting pay levels at median market rates....More
North American manufacturing is enjoying one of its best rallies in years as Asia struggles to earn more business. Before long, American and Canadian producers could find themselves shipping assembled goods overseas....More
Sony said earlier this month it would report a bigger-than-expected annual loss, blaming costs tied to its exit from the personal computer business, as the once-mighty company undergoes painful reforms....More
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....More
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How to ensure a bright future for U.S. manufacturing? Commit to strengthening small manufacturers and pay high-skilled workers what they're worth, says Susan Helper of the U.S. Department of Commerce....More