Strategic Planning & Execution

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Strategic Planning & Execution

Manufacturers Are Adopting Tech, Diversifying Talent—But They Need to Step It Up

Jan. 11, 2024
MAGNET’s survey hits on gains and challenges, with special concern for smaller manufacturers.
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We Asked Readers: What’s Your Outlook for the New Year?

Jan. 3, 2024
Manufacturing leaders share their takes on 2024.
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The Economy

As Uncertainty Fades, Leaders Grow More Confident—And Prepared to Invest

Jan. 3, 2024
Recent surveys from the ISM, Duke University and others show corporate attitudes getting closer to the “normal” we knew before COVID arrived.
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The Economy

Poll: What's Your Outlook for the New Year?

Dec. 21, 2023
Hang on to your party hats and noisemakers, 2024 is about to make its grand entrance - and we want to know what's on your mind.
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Lincoln Electric's Next CEO Charges Ahead

Dec. 12, 2023
Steve Hedlund talks about his shift from COO to CEO in the New Year and plans for the welding company's EV charging business.

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