News http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6731/more en Increased Fracking Benefits US Consumers at the Pump http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/increased-fracking-benefits-us-consumers-pump <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>U.S petroleum product prices were between $0.29 and $0.94 per gallon lower in 2013 than they would have been without hydraulic fracturing, according to a new study sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/increased-fracking-benefits-us-consumers-pump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/increased-fracking-benefits-us-consumers-pump#comments Global Economy News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:10:00 +0000 152021 at http://www.industryweek.com Lenovo Wraps Up Deal to Buy Motorola From Google http://www.industryweek.com/technology/lenovo-wraps-deal-buy-motorola-google <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lenovo completes its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google, bolstering the Chinese giant's position in the smartphone market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/lenovo-wraps-deal-buy-motorola-google" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/lenovo-wraps-deal-buy-motorola-google#comments Global Economy Technology Workforce News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:32:00 +0000 151951 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>From left, Lenovo Executive VP Liu Jun, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing and Motorola Mobility COO Rick Osterloh celebrate the closing of Lenovo&#39;s acquisition of Motorola Mobility today in Chicago. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Motorola)</p> Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He's 'Proud to Be Gay' http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-ceo-tim-cook-says-hes-proud-be-gay <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The head of the tech giant says his sexuality has never been a secret at Apple, but acknowledging his homosexuality as a public statement about equality is more important than his privacy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-ceo-tim-cook-says-hes-proud-be-gay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/apple-ceo-tim-cook-says-hes-proud-be-gay#comments Information Technology Technology News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:59:00 +0000 151941 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the interaction between business and climate at a New York City Climate Week event in September. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)</p> Shell Posts Mixed Third-Quarter Earnings http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/shell-posts-mixed-third-quarter-earnings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We think Shell's restructuring is a multi-year process, and this quarter adds to our confidence that management can deliver on its objectives," said RBC Capital Markets analyst Biraj Borkhataria.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/shell-posts-mixed-third-quarter-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/shell-posts-mixed-third-quarter-earnings#comments Budgeting & Reporting Competitiveness Companies & Executives Leadership News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:48:00 +0000 151931 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Federal Reserve Waves Goodbye to QE Stimulus Program http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/federal-reserve-waves-goodbye-qe-stimulus-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Revealing increasing confidence in a modestly expanding economy despite slower growth elsewhere, the Fed also trimmed its earlier doubts about the strength of the labor market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/federal-reserve-waves-goodbye-qe-stimulus-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/federal-reserve-waves-goodbye-qe-stimulus-program#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Global Economy News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:59:00 +0000 151921 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen</p> Credit: Mark Wilson, Getty News French Car Giant Renault Drives Up Third-Quarter Turnover http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/french-car-giant-renault-drives-third-quarter-turnover <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Renault reports that its turnover accelerated by nearly 7% in the third quarter, as European sales outweigh a disappointing performance in key emerging markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/french-car-giant-renault-drives-third-quarter-turnover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/french-car-giant-renault-drives-third-quarter-turnover#comments Global Economy News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:32:00 +0000 151911 at http://www.industryweek.com (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images) Sanofi Sacks CEO Over Management Row, Shares Plunge http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/sanofi-sacks-ceo-over-management-row-shares-plunge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sanofi fires CEO Christopher Viehbacher after a row over his management style, sending the French pharmaceutical giant's shares sharply lower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/sanofi-sacks-ceo-over-management-row-shares-plunge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/sanofi-sacks-ceo-over-management-row-shares-plunge#comments Global Economy News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:05:00 +0000 151901 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Sanofi CEO Christopher Viehbacher arrives at the Elysee Palace for a state dinner in September 2013 in Paris. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)</p> Rosneft Reports Profit Crash Under Western Sanctions http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rosneft-reports-profit-crash-under-western-sanctions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Russian energy giant Rosneft announces its third-quarter profits crashed as it operates under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and the ruble plunges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rosneft-reports-profit-crash-under-western-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rosneft-reports-profit-crash-under-western-sanctions#comments Global Economy News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:38:00 +0000 151891 at http://www.industryweek.com Sustainability Starts with the Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/sustainability-starts-supply-chain <div class="field-byline"> Sara A. Greenstein, UL Supply Chain &amp; Sustainability </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The biggest challenge to supply chain sustainability is a widespread perception among suppliers that sustainability and business goals are at odds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/sustainability-starts-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/sustainability-starts-supply-chain#comments Procurement Supplier Relationships Supply Chain News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:44:00 +0000 151871 at http://www.industryweek.com iStock Spread the Message of Transformational Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Transformational leaders can move an organization from a transactional focus to an organization that empowers and engages employees.</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/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/spread-message-transformational-leadership#comments Change Management Corporate Culture Safety Leadership Operations News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:22:00 +0000 151861 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock