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Whither U.S. Competitiveness?

The U.S. can keep an edge if it takes the right steps.

William J. Holstein CEO2CEO Summit , Events , Manufacturing , Strategy January 25 2006

Where Is Our Economic Policy?


Chief executives say the Bush Administration lacks a viable strategy for U.S. competitiveness.

Chief Executive Manufacturing June 1 2005

What Kind of U.S. Manufacturing Survives?


As The Henry Ford System Goes Away, A New Model Emerges.

Chief Executive Manufacturing May 1 2005

What Are the True Implications for Manufacturers After the UAW Verdict at VW?

Manufacturing CEOs in the South and elsewhere heaved a sigh of relief after Volkswagen workers in Tennessee rejected United Auto Workers union representation. This isn’t the end of unionization attempts at transplants or suppliers.

Dale Buss CEO Briefing Newsletter , Manufacturing , Operations March 2 2014

Wanted: Real CEOs


Private equity firms are no longer just content with financial reengineering-they want operating savvy.

Joan Warner Manufacturing November 2 2005
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VIDEO: Ford’s Alan Mulally on Gov’t Regulations for Businesses

Chief Executive magazine’s CEO of the Year, Ford Motor’s Alan Mulally, serves on President Obama’s export council, specifically leading the manufacturing section. In this video, Mulally discusses Ford’s involvement in formulating government regulations, the importance of a business – government relationship, corporate tax rates, and how to bring America back to the top in manufacturing (something he knows more than a little about).

ChiefExecutive.net Governance , Governance/Compliance , Manufacturing , Operations , Regulatory , Videos July 18 2011

The Race to RFID


How CEOs are grappling with the breakthrough tracking technology.

Chief Executive Manufacturing November 1 2004

The Quiet Giant Speaks

Warren Staley, CEO of Cargill, shares his insights on the privileges of privacy.

Mark C. Thompson Manufacturing June 1 2004
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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 Case for Onshoring

American businesses have been shifting operations offshore so that now international sales account for 60% to 80% of total sales. It’s time to brings things back to the States. William Holstein explains why CEOs need to rethink the impulse to go offshore.

William J. Holstein Manufacturing , Operations September 20 2010

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