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Boeing Fails Lean, AT&T Fesses Up, Tesla Slips: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads

April 5, 2024
Also, manufacturing activity expands and a leader's role in psychological safety.

Turmoil at Boeing continued to nab the attention of the IndustryWeek manufacturing community during the first week of April, followed by AT&T confirming a significant cyberattack that hauled in data from nearly 73 million current and former customers. But that's not all. 

What follows is the Top 10 most reviewed content over the past seven days, plus one Editor's Choice item. We invite you to catch up with what you've been missing.   

Boeing Executives Failed to Lead, Waved Off Lean: Don’t blame rank-and-file workers for systematic problems.

AT&T Confirms Breach of 73 Million Customers’ Data: Three years later the company still won't say where the data came from.

Boeing Cleans House, Bridge Collapse Stymies Shipping, Manufacturers Announce New Plants: IndustryWeek's Weekly Reads: Also, why China's threat is overblown and lean manufacturing's rapid response.

Editorial eBook: Boeing in Crisis: The global aerospace giant shocked the world in January when a door plug blew off a plane in flight, fulfilling many flyers’ worst nightmares. And, things have gone downhill for Boeing ever since.

Building a Culture of Everyday Innovation: Moonshots get the attention, but behind-the-scenes creative thinking drives the bus.

Port Blocked by Baltimore Bridge Collapse is Key Hub for US Shipping: The Port of Baltimore's vehicles terminals moved over 750,000 vehicles in 2022, Automotive Logistics reports.

ISM Report: Manufacturing Activity Expands Following 16 Months of Contraction: Nine out of 15 manufacturing industries reported growth in March, up from eight in February.

Tesla Q1 Auto Deliveries Fall 8.5 Percent, Shares Drop Sharply: The automaker's production slipped about 1.7% to 433,371.

What, Exactly, Is a Leader’s Responsibility Around Psychological Safety? Employees must feel safe speaking up about work matters, but encouraging a parent-child dynamic in the workplace can cause problems of its own.

So That Happened: Eclipse Food Fight and Lordstown Motors Returns (Sort of): IndustryWeek editors look into those stories and Timken's new leader, reshoring air cleaner production, Ingersoll Rand's foray into spacesuits and Cleveland Cliffs using hydrogen.

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Digital IndustryWeek: What We’ve Done with Our Time: A year after ending the print version of our magazine, IndustryWeek has launched new initiatives, produced great stories and found new ways to serve manufacturing leaders.

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