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A team of truly committed workers: It's the ingredient that puts the force in workforce. And few things matter more in the manufacturing game, because a workforce that is engaged invariably drives productivity and profits upward.
Every effort should be made to try and understand why blockers behave the way they do, address their issues and provide a way to get them to buy into the ideas. However, if all avenues have been exhausted......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
The demand comes after unionized employees refused to return to work at two plants near the southern city of Bangalore, despite an end to an eight-day company lock out last month over the pay dispute....More
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence has launched a pair of education-based programs geared toward attracting students to manufacturing careers: the Adopt a School Initiative and the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path Scholarship....More