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3 Reasons Why IT Frustrates CEOs and What They Can Do About It

While most CEOs realize that computers have produced significant productivity, many remain frustrated with their company’s Information Technology activity due to: 1) Poor communication, 2) Persistent Unresolved Difficulties; and 3) Surprises.

Tom Pettibone CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Operations March 31 2014

4 Workplace Flexibility Trends for…2015

In this predictable interval of 2014 prognostications, let’s think a little further ahead.

Shani Magosky CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Operations January 26 2014

5 Disruptions that Come with 3-D Printing

Additive manufacturing –3-D Printing–is evolving so fast, that CEOs and others may find themselves unprepared for five disruptions that will accompany it. Here’s what to expect.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Operations , Technology February 16 2014

5 Rules for Automating Your Warehouse

Warehouse management is one of the last frontiers of productivity improvement for most manufacturers and distributors. Writing in both Manufacturing Business Technology and Food Manufacturing, Dan Labell, president and owner of Westfalia Technologies., a provider of logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers, offers five simple principles for evaluating and automating one’s warehouse management system.

ChiefExecutive.net Manufacturing Newsletter , Operations March 10 2014

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

Emerging enterprises and CEOs thinking of starting new manufacturing or product design businesses have a number of tools including social media and digital marketing that allow them to take an idea and bring it to market faster, cheaper and with an intimate customer connection. Here are five trends that can provide a tailwind to help.

ChiefExecutive.net Leadership & Strategy , Manufacturing , Manufacturing Newsletter , Operations March 10 2014

6 Steps To Ensure Nadella’s Success at Microsoft

With the appointment of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella come expectations for him to make some quick changes. But is this wise? The six steps offered here could help guide any freshly minted CEO.

Aubrey Daniels CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Operations March 2 2014

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

A Renaissance for American Manufacturing?

Greater stability, productivity and innovation—along with a shift in comparative labor-costs—are restoring the made-in-America advantage.

Dale Buss Operations September 14 2012

Avoiding the “Hazards” of Operational Excellence

The tendency of teans to see markets from the perspective of their own products rather than the eyes of their own customers can lead to a myopia that can lead even well performing companies astray. Here’s how to correct that.

Jason Green and Taddy Hall Operations September 10 2012

Boeing’s Next Airbus Dilemma?

DARTS & ROSESDART…KEVIN ROLLINS, newly appointed CEO of Dell. Nice move, Michael. Anyone who read our November cover story could [...]

Amy Cortese Manufacturing April 1 2004

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