Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Workforce: The Lean Pipeline http://www.industryweek.com/lean-pipeline <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Lean Leadership Academy shows manufacturers how to use career training as a tool to institutionalize their lean transformation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-pipeline#comments Education / Training Workforce Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 142841 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Lean Leadership Academy Executive Director Sam MacPherson explains his organization&#39;s training philosophy at the recent Lean HR Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.</p> Missed Education http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/missed-education <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Education is not—nor should it be—simply the acquisition of specific skills and techniques, contends former <em>IW </em>senior editor John McClenahen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/missed-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/missed-education#comments Education / Training Workforce News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:10:00 +0000 142811 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>John S. McClenahen retired from IndustryWeek in 2006 and remains an interested observer of global manufacturing.</p> House Clears Job Training Bill for Obama's Signature http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/house-clears-job-training-bill-obamas-signature <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Facing criticism for partisan gridlock and low productivity, Congress saved a face a bit yesterday as the House passed a $58 billion adult education and job training bill.</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/education-training/house-clears-job-training-bill-obamas-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/house-clears-job-training-bill-obamas-signature#comments Education / Training Labor / Employment Policy Workforce News Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:16:00 +0000 142421 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo by Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Operations: Ariens: Growing Lean Leaders from Within http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-ariens-growing-lean-leaders-within <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ariens' lean intern program nourishes the company's lean culture and develops its next generation of lean manufacturing leaders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-ariens-growing-lean-leaders-within" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/operations-ariens-growing-lean-leaders-within#comments Companies & Executives Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Growth Strategies Leadership Operations Workforce Gold News Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:57:00 +0000 142321 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Paul Leao, director of continuous improvement at Ariens Company, shares insights about the manufacturer&#39;s lean intern program during the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants conference.</p> Workforce: HindlePower's Pro Shop: Greatness Within http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workforce-hindlepowers-pro-shop-greatness-within <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Pennsylvania battery-charger manufacturer is creating a profession for its workers to thrive in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workforce-hindlepowers-pro-shop-greatness-within" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/workforce-hindlepowers-pro-shop-greatness-within#comments Education / Training Engagement IW Best Plants Recruiting / Retention Workforce Gold News Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:44:00 +0000 120351 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>HindlePower President Bill Hindle invokes the Tibetan greeting <strong><em>Tashi deley:</em></strong> &quot;I honor the greatness in you.&quot;</p> Lessons from the Road: Role Modeling for Change http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lessons-road-role-modeling-change <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leaders help create a lean organization by practicing lean behaviors in a bright light, not out of view.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lessons-road-role-modeling-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/lessons-road-role-modeling-change#comments Change Management Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma News Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:31:00 +0000 120331 at http://www.industryweek.com GKN Sinter Metals Adds Kata to a Lean Journey in Germantown http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/gkn-sinter-metals-adds-kata-lean-journey-germantown <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GKN Sinter Metals began a lean manufacturing journey in 2008 and introduced kata in 2012 to boost improvements and meet new challenges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/gkn-sinter-metals-adds-kata-lean-journey-germantown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/gkn-sinter-metals-adds-kata-lean-journey-germantown#comments Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement News Tue, 27 May 2014 16:32:00 +0000 119871 at http://www.industryweek.com Top 10 Supply Chain Schools in the US [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/supplychainschools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>A look at the top producers of supply chain talent in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supplychainschools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supplychainschools#comments Education / Training Logistics Supply Chain Workforce Wed, 21 May 2014 03:04:00 +0000 116491 at http://www.industryweek.com Scenes from a National Robotics League Competition [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/Robotics-Competitions <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Volunteers, from competition organizers, company sponsors and teachers make the competition possible.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/Robotics-Competitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/Robotics-Competitions#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Robotics Leadership Tue, 13 May 2014 14:02:00 +0000 118571 at http://www.industryweek.com The Manufacturer's Agenda: Recruiting Students to Manufacturing: The Ground Game http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-recruiting-students-manufacturing-ground-game <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Go and see a National Robotics League or First competition, and you will see manufacturing's bright future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-recruiting-students-manufacturing-ground-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/manufacturers-agenda-recruiting-students-manufacturing-ground-game#comments Education / Training Recruiting / Retention Robotics Leadership Gold Tue, 13 May 2014 13:56:00 +0000 117771 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo: Daniel Sirk