Manufacturing

Ford CEO Bets Boldly on Electric Version of Mustang

The new Mustang Mach-E is more ambitious than even Ford's product developers had first envisioned—and, by many accounts, the credit for that goes to CEO Jim Hackett.

Manufacturers, Prepare Your People For Growth

When growth is mentioned in the manufacturing industry, people gravitate toward its physical requirements: the groundbreaking of a facility expansion, shiny new equipment, perfectly...

Poised for Growth? Absolutely.

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Aggressive product roadmaps, big future...

Airstream Enjoys Return to U.S. Space Program in Partnership with Boeing

Airstream has become known as the makers of the pinnacle of recreational vehicles signified by their “silver bullet” profiles. But a half-century ago, Airstream...

UAW President Jones Risks Upending Union’s Long Tradition of Leadership Integrity

Surely Walter Reuther and Doug Fraser are rolling over in their graves. For all the bad situations that business leaders can find themselves in...

Peugeot CEO Tavares Will Assume Top Job in Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Updated 10/31 The tie-up between Fiat Chrysler Automotive and PSA, announced Thursday, will create a Eurocentric company with a better chance of long-term survival than...

Masters of Manufacturing: Crafty Counter CEO Manufactures ‘Flexitarian’ Alternative to Chicken Nuggets

This is the latest in our “Masters of Manufacturing” series, presented in partnership with The Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Each month we share insights...

With GM Strike Over, UAW Test Moves To CEOs of Ford and Fiat Chrysler

General Motors CEO Mary Barra paid a steep price for her company to retain flexibility in plant closings in GM’s new deal with the...

Manufacturing Cybersecurity

Does your CISO ever walk the factory floor? And if so, is he or she welcomed by the operations team? As recently as a few...

Barra’s Involvement Helps Yield New UAW Deal that GM Can Handle

CEO Mary Barra steps in and helps GM craft a new four-year deal with the UAW to end strike.
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