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Strategic Planning & Execution

Tackling Strategic Planning in an Unstable World

Feb. 26, 2024
What will the global economy hold as politics, technology, climate change and social structures shift?

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Leadership

IW Black History Quiz

Feb. 20, 2024
Who was the "father of the videogame cartridge"? The first Black carmarker? Manufacturing and Black History intersect.
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Continuous Improvement

Revved for March Madness? Look for These Lessons in Operational Excellence

Feb. 23, 2024
Seven parallels between action on the court and activity on the shop floor.
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Recruiting / Retention

The White-Hot Demand for Engineering Talent Is Cooling, but ...

Feb. 22, 2024
... the ratio of job listings to engineers is still more than 3-1. Here are some recruiting tips for manufacturers.
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Talent

Production Pulse: DEI Hiring to Overcome Labor Shortages

Feb. 22, 2024
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives are under attack in many economic segments, but labor experts say manufacturers must embrace diversity in hiring practices if they ...
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Competitiveness

It’s Time to Revisit the ‘Arsenal of Democracy.’ Including Smaller Manufacturers Is Key.

Feb. 21, 2024
How can the U.S. best surge its industrial production capacity with the Industry 4.0 divide between haves and have nots?
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Cybersecurity

International Cybersecurity Operation Takes Down Russian Cybercriminal Gang

Feb. 20, 2024
Sometimes the good guys win in cybersecurity.
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Trade

Did the US Really Import More Goods from Mexico than China?

Feb. 20, 2024
Doubtful. An in-depth analysis sets off warning bells.

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Education / Training

Talent Advisory Board: Bringing Up New Leaders

Jan. 31, 2024
IW’s team of manufacturing leaders reflects on how to cultivate a new generation.

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Competitiveness

'Made in USA' Works Well for Us

Feb. 14, 2024
More manufacturers could benefit, if they put the effort into calculating the deeper competitive advantages and savings.

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The Economy

Countries Making the Biggest Moves Away, Toward Corruption Since 2019

Feb. 15, 2024
New data provides insight into which countries have gained and lost the most CPI points over the last five years.
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Supply Chain

Production Pulse: Supply Chain Outlook 2024

Jan. 25, 2024
2023 should have been a recovery year for the supply chain, following the major disruptions of 2022, but problems remained with parts shortages and shipping problems. Will 2024...
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Talent

Top 10 Cities for STEM Professionals

Jan. 22, 2024
A new WalletHub report compares the 100 most populated metro areas in the U.S.