Include in the Latest en Ebola Idles Nearly Half of Liberia Workforce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nearly half of the workforce in Liberia is no longer working since the onset of the deadly Ebola epidemic just a few months ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Economy Workforce Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:23:00 +0000 154071 at <p>A Liberian Ministry of Health worker checks people for Ebola symptoms at a checkpoint near the international airport on August 24, 2014, near Dolo Town, Liberia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)</p> SUVs Rule the Road at LA Auto Show <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With US gas prices at historic lows and ever more economical engines, sport utility vehicles increasingly rule the road. That’s the message from the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transportation Global Economy Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:06:00 +0000 154061 at <p>Los Angeles Convention Center signage advertises the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19, 2014. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)</p> Hyundai Shipyard Union Stages First Strike in 18 Years <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Unionized workers at South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries stage a walkout as the world's largest shipbuilder reels from a protracted business slump.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Global Economy Workforce Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:39:00 +0000 154041 at Muscle Up - and Lose Weight in the Process <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Do you need to lose a few pounds? Okay, enough said. Dr. Brett Osborn has some tips on losing weight and building muscle the safe way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leadership Workforce Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:35:00 +0000 154051 at AstraZeneca Expands Maryland Biologics Manufacturing Center to Keep Pace with Growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In a move to help position the company to keep pace with a growing demand for the development of biologics, which currently represent nearly 50% of <a href="" target="_blank">AstraZeneca&rsquo;s (IW 1000/170)</a> overall pipeline, the company announced plans to expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Md.</p> <p>The more than $200 million project will increase production capacity. Biologics currently represents nearly 50% of AstraZeneca&rsquo;s overall pipeline.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Expansion Management Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:12:00 +0000 154031 at <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px; font-weight: normal;">AstraZeneca&#39;s packing line in the UK manufacturing plant.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em style="font-size: 16.3636360168457px;"><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px; font-weight: normal;">Photo Courtesy of AstraZeneca</span></em></p> The Hidden Asset in the Supply Chain <div class="field-byline"> Jimmy Anklesaria, Anklesaria Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Companies should give contract manufacturers more flexibility in the sourcing strategy and take advantage of the value they have to offer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Customer Relationships Procurement Supplier Relationships Global Economy Supply Chain Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:34:00 +0000 153991 at devke/iStock China to Cap Coal Use at 4.2 Billion Tons by 2020 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Coal provides 69% of energy currently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Management Public Policy Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 153981 at <p>Pollution in &nbsp;Beijing</p> <p><em style="font-size: 12.8px;">Copyright Kevin Frayer,Getty Images</em></p> Daimler Benz, Volvo and MAN Part in Pricing Probe by EU <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The companies have been formally notified they were under suspicion of breaching anti-trust rules. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:24:00 +0000 153971 at <p><em>Photo Courtesy of MAN&nbsp;</em></p> GM Shakes Up Quality Ranks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Detroit-based automaker said the changes were made "to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Quality Operations Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:17:00 +0000 153961 at Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Nicaragua $50 Billion Canal Construction to Start in December <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nicaragua says a Hong Kong-based company will start building its $50 billion waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Economy Include in the Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:13:00 +0000 153951 at