Procurement http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6642/more en Atomic Deal: Areva Sells Nuclear Reactor Unit to Rival EDF http://www.industryweek.com/energy/atomic-deal-areva-sells-nuclear-reactor-unit-rival-edf <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After other potential industrial partners had been contacted about purchasing minority stakes in the French energy giant Areva, EDF winds up buying somewhere between 51% and 75% of its nuclear reactor unit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/atomic-deal-areva-sells-nuclear-reactor-unit-rival-edf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/atomic-deal-areva-sells-nuclear-reactor-unit-rival-edf#comments Energy Procurement Global Economy The Latest Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:20:00 +0000 173061 at http://www.industryweek.com Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images Honeywell Dives Back Into M&A, Purchases Elster http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When the deal is finished in the first quarter of 2016, it will mark the largest acquisition for Honeywell in more than a decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/honeywell-dives-back-ma-purchases-elster#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Growth Strategies Procurement Strategic Planning & Execution Global Economy The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:05:00 +0000 172791 at http://www.industryweek.com Spencer Platt, Getty Images FINANCIAL REPORT: Philips Profits Jump 12% for Second Quarter http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/financial-report-philips-profits-jump-12-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dutch electronics company's sales jump 20% compared with the same 2014 period. ... Delta purchases small stake in Chinese airline.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/financial-report-philips-profits-jump-12-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/budgeting-reporting/financial-report-philips-profits-jump-12-second-quarter#comments Budgeting & Reporting Information Technology Procurement Transportation The Latest Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:25:00 +0000 172621 at http://www.industryweek.com Patrik Stollarz, Getty Images Change Management: How to be an Operator http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators know how to work behind the scenes to line up critical organizational supporters of the changes being proposed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/change-management-how-be-operator#comments Change Management Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 172371 at http://www.industryweek.com 00Mate00 / Thinkstock Lockheed Martin to Acquire Sikorsky for $9 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/lockheed-martin-acquire-sikorsky-9-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The sale will allow Sikorsky, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, to buy back some of its stock as an indirect reward for the company's shareholders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/lockheed-martin-acquire-sikorsky-9-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/lockheed-martin-acquire-sikorsky-9-billion#comments Companies & Executives Procurement The Latest Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:03:00 +0000 171921 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup, Getty Images Utilize Collaboration and Technology to Minimize Risk and Maximize Value in your Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Technology, when used to help collaborate with supply chain partners, can significantly reduce risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/utilize-collaboration-and-technology-minimize-risk-and-maximize-value-your-supply-chain#comments Ideaxchange Lean / Six-Sigma Procurement Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:35:00 +0000 170961 at http://www.industryweek.com Managing Contradictory Goals http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/managing-contradictory-goals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Managers should do what is best for the overall business, regardless of whether this means they will underachieve in one of their performance goal areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/managing-contradictory-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/managing-contradictory-goals#comments Ideaxchange Procurement Supplier Relationships Leadership Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:41:00 +0000 170841 at http://www.industryweek.com Maintaining Resiliency in the Face of Expanding Supply Chains http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/maintaining-resiliency-face-expanding-supply-chains <div class="field-byline"> Bart Kelly and Mike M. Varney </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To reduce their vulnerability, companies should take steps to build and support several elements that are crucial to resiliency in their supply chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/maintaining-resiliency-face-expanding-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/maintaining-resiliency-face-expanding-supply-chains#comments Procurement Supplier Relationships Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:35:00 +0000 170001 at http://www.industryweek.com A Tale of Two Improvement Strategies: Tactical vs. Strategic http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/tale-two-improvement-strategies-tactical-vs-strategic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Higher performance ratings should be given to employees who are working on strategic projects that have delivered step-function improvement impacts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/tale-two-improvement-strategies-tactical-vs-strategic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/procurement/tale-two-improvement-strategies-tactical-vs-strategic#comments Ideaxchange Lean / Six-Sigma Procurement Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:51:00 +0000 169451 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Top 25 Supply Chains of 2015 http://www.industryweek.com/top25supplychains2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Our look at the Top 25 (plus 2) Supply Chains of 2015 reveals some of the secrets of making a supply chain great, and explains what each company is focusing on to remain at the top of their supply chain game. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/top25supplychains2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/top25supplychains2015#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Planning & Forecasting Procurement Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Global Economy Innovation Operations Supply Chain Technology The Latest Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 167391 at http://www.industryweek.com