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Increasing Value Across the Supply Chain

The use of optimization technologies can maximize supply chain value by implementing more sophisticated approaches to standard practices such as inventory and asset management.

Alan Kosansky And Jim Piermarini Manufacturing May 4 2010

Lean Manufacturing’s Next Life

Wondering what Toyota’s recent woes mean about the viability of the manufacturing movement it inspired? These three success stories suggest lean still delivers – when it’s done right

David Drickhamer Manufacturing , Strategy March 8 2010
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The Next American Economy

U.S. companies can leverage innovation expertise to create new industries – and build employment back up – if the country can get manufacturing right

William J. Holstein Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Manufacturing March 8 2010
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The 11th Annual CEO Leadership Summit

Getting on the fast track on the road to recovery

Jennifer Pellet CEO2CEO Summit , Manufacturing , Marketing January 22 2010

A Dagger at the Heart of Business

Why business should be wary of the Financial Services Oversight Council.

Richard Epstein Governance/Compliance , Manufacturing January 21 2010
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Rethinking Manufacturing Strategy

Buffeted by years of offshoring, formidable Asian competitors and a global economic downturn, some companies are finding ways to make manufacturing in the U.S. a competitive advantage.

Dale Buss Manufacturing August 21 2009

Supply Management: The ‘Hidden Lever’ to Improve Business Performance

Innovative supply management methods can significantly reduce the earnings-at-risk even for smaller companies.

Robert A. Rudzki Manufacturing August 18 2009
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Shocks To The Supply Chain

Last summer, when The Boeing Co. announced it would delay the introduction of its 787 Dreamliner, CEO Jim McNerney blamed [...]

Steve Bergsman Manufacturing , Operations , Strategy , Supply Chain/Logistics April 22 2008
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H. J. Heinz Chairman & CEO Bill Johnson: The Innovation Playbook

Usually when shareholder activists call on a CEO demanding a slate of new board directors, its time to circle the [...]

JP Donlon CEO Interviews , Governance/Compliance , Manufacturing , Strategy March 7 2008

Keeping U.S Leadership In Engineering


One key is training students to think globally.

Pradeep Kholsa Manufacturing , Operations April 10 2006

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