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Making Smart Manufacturing Work

Three veterans offer their experiences, observations and insights on implementing smart manufacturing.

Jennifer Pellet Manufacturing July 15 2014

How Private Companies Can Benefit From Boards

While private companies are not required to have boards of directors, some may want to. Here are 6 reasons why having a board in a private company is a good idea.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Private Company Boards July 14 2014

The Benefits of Having an Advisory Board

Advisory boards are a great way to have access to a select group of industry experts and thought leaders. These people are close at hand when needed, but do not have voting rights in your organization.

Lynn Russo Whylly Advisory Boards July 14 2014

High-Performance Boards Are the Future

Chief executives run the company, but the board of directors must also lead the organization on the most crucial issues. Monitoring is still important. Governance matters. But the time has come for boards to rebalance their responsibilities. Directors need to know when to take charge, when to partner and when to stay out of the way.

Ram Charan, Dennis Carey and Michael Useem Boards of Directors July 14 2014

Apple’s Cook Among CEOs Revamping Their Board of Directors

Need to overcome an embarrassing situation, rescue your brand from financial disaster, shift the company in a new direction or shore up some expertise in a currently weak area? It may be time to make a change to your board, as these companies are.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors July 14 2014

Data Hacking: What Board Members Need to Know

Boards of directors are finding themselves in a position of having to shore up their tech skills in an area where, a year ago, they didn’t have any skills at all beyond simply asking the CTO, “Is our data security working? Great. Good. Have a nice day.” Now they’re struggling simply to understand the right questions to ask.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Data Security/Cyber Security July 14 2014

Smart Manufacturing in the Mid-Size Company

How big do you need to be to make intelligent machinery and processes work for your company?

Russ Banham Manufacturing July 14 2014

What Every Company Can Learn from the Best Smart Manufacturers

The Next Generation of manufacturing holds a great promise—and profit.

William J. Holstein Manufacturing July 14 2014

CEO Positions of the Week – 7/14/14

Find your next career move. These companies are looking for great CEOs.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Positions July 10 2014

Tomorrow’s CEOs Will Be Increasingly Female, and Will Have Different Skills Than Today’s CEOs

Today, there are just 20 women CEOs in the entire Fortune 500, but a recent study projects that number will change dramatically over the next 20 years.

Dale Buss HR/Employee Strategies July 10 2014

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