Manufacturing

Mary Barra, CEO of GM Credit: GM.com

Green Shoots: Barra Foresees GM Back At ‘Full’ Production This Month

Automaker’s approach includes full-tilt output of pickup trucks and no additional cost reductions in key corporate response for emerging from pandemic.

Manufacturing CEOs Find New Ways To Communicate

Pandemic prompts factory chiefs to embrace more, better, faster interactions with employees – in ways that may stick

The Little Company That Could—And Did

From thriving sales to barely making payroll in a matter of weeks, this small bath and beauty company knew had to recalibrate quickly to save itself.

Into The Unknown: A Candid Assessment Of What Comes Next

To get a read on what comes next in the Covid crisis, we reached out to dozens of CEOs and other experts across nearly every industry. While no one has conclusive answers, we did unearth some clues.

Best & Worst States: Tale of Two Surging Cities

Cincinnati and Phoenix forge economic-development success with digital-technology prowess as well as historic advantages.

As the U.S. Economy Reopens, Endless Catch-22s Will Threaten Recovery

For many industries, success post-Covid won't be as simple as going back to work—and it will require vision, innovation and cooperation between business and government.

So Far, So Smooth: GM’s Re-Opening Is Going Well

New Covid-19 protocols are protecting—and being embraced by—employees, safety head tells Chief Executive summit.

Master of Manufacturing: Jim Glynn, GM’s Point Man for Covid-19 Reopening

Automaker’s manufacturing veteran stresses ‘emotional safety’ for workers in leading restart of operations after pandemic.

Don’t Look Now, But Airstream Is Streaking

An unexpected boom in RV demand has led to record retail sales—success that CEO Bob Wheeler says makes him "feel guilty just to talk about."

Back-To-Work Day Tests Auto Industry’s Covid-19 Protocols

OEM and supplier leaders are confident as restart of production involves entire new ‘playbooks’ for health and safety.
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