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Cleveland Public Schools
Recruiting / Retention

Youth Need Jobs; Manufacturers Need Workers. How Do You Connect the Two?

March 1, 2024
In cities like Chicago and Cleveland, 'where the need for jobs is so acute ... there is a real opportunity here to get more employers involved at the high school level.'



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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Companies & Executives

Leadership Coaching 3.0: Directing Human Potential

Feb. 28, 2024
If we want to maximize an individual or a team’s performance, we need coaches to be trained on solutions for common problems.

So That Happened: OT Cybersecurity Threats Abound

Feb. 28, 2024
IndustryWeek editors look into that story, a refurbished Baldrige Award, PPG beautification projects and a future for the Badger EV pickup.
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Corporate Finance

True Pricing: Should Manufacturers Embrace It?

Feb. 27, 2024
The model goes beyond pure economics to consider organizational objectives and societal expectations.
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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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.

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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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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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.
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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Top 10 Cities for STEM Professionals

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