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Getting To The Next Level of Integration With Sales And Operations Planning

Sales & Operations Planning plays an essential role not just in tactical aspects of a company’s operation. As a strategic part of the company’s success, S&OP must be firmly ingrained in the company’s leadership and in its culture.

See It, Film It, Solve It, Show It: Cambridge Engineering Leans Into ‘Improvement Videos’

Cambridge Engineering employees have logged and shown more than 8,000 improvement videos since company leadership launched the program four years ago.

Master of Manufacturing: Travis Hollman Unlocks the Appeal of the Locker Room

Travis Hollman has transformed Hollman Inc. into a custom-manufacturing, innovation-powered disruptor that has been redefining the locker business as it taps into trends in everything from corporate campuses to sports and entertainment culture.

CEO Cheryl Miller Moves Into Hot Driver’s Seat at AutoNation

The CEO on the biggest hot seat in the auto industry right now may not be head of one of the carmakers. It could be Cheryl Miller, who has taken over as chief of AutoNation, America’s largest new-vehicle retailer.

Toyota Production System Gives Company Influence Far Beyond Its Plants

Toyota’s influence on U.S. manufacturing extends way beyond its own operations—because of the Toyota Production System. Over the decades, American companies ranging from arch-rival General Motors to Herman Miller have learned about the Toyota way of making things.

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.

How To Turn Around An Airport In Four Years

When Christina Cassotis got to the Pittsburgh International Airport as CEO, it was a ghost town haunted by the departure of US Airways as a hub. Today, the airport is thriving and investing in the future. Here’s how she turned things around.

Good Results, New Alliances, Promising Launches Clear Some Clouds for Ford CEO Hackett

Ford CEO Jim Hackett may have created some breathing room for his tenure and opened a vista into his broader strategy with recent major moves and an upbeat quarterly earnings report from the company.

GHX CEO On Leveraging Healthcare’s Shift To Value

For Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) CEO Bruce Johnson, the shift of healthcare reimbursement from volume to value is opportunity. In this environment, hospitals and other providers are looking to cut costs wherever they can.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

CEO Moves Show How Trump’s Economy Is Supposed To Work

Ford Motor CEO Jim Hackett, Steel Dynamics CEO Mark Millett, and Beaumont Health System CEO John Fox recently exemplified how the Trump economy is supposed to work.
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CEOs Fear Washington Instability Could Trigger 2020 Recession

Political uncertainty, ongoing tariffs and scarcity of talent are forcing CEOs to delay investments and play it safe—at least for now.
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