Resource Management

Motivating Top Talent in De-Motivating Times

By Brad Remillard
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Building a positive culture in the workplace can help motivate and retain top talent.


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Freight Focus: Freight as a Percentage of Invoice

By George Muha
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Manufacturers often overlook supply chain metrics and analytics.


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Employee Engagement

By Gail Cengia
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An engaged workforce provides multiple benefits.
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Owens Corning Sustainability Report Cites Improvements

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Owens Corning recently released its sixth annual “Sustainability Report,” highlighted by year-over-year intensity reductions in all environmental goals set and a list of innovation-driven achievements.
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Morgan Thermal Ceramics Celebrates 10 Year Safety Achievement at Indiana Plant

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Morgan Thermal Ceramics recently announced that its Elkhart, Ind., facility has operated for 10 years without a single lost time injury event.
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Professional Learning Solutions

By Laurie Keyser Brunner
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With sluggish growth, reduced resources and tightening budgets as the order of the day, the economy continues to create uncertainty in commercial and government organizations. Even as we await more favorable market conditions, one thing is clear: The makeup of today’s workforce is forever changed.
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Case Study: Managing a Diversified Supplier Network

By Lionel Willaert
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When yours is one of the largest organizations in your market, you have to focus on the two mains solutions for rapid growth: organic internal growth and external growth. While emerging markets present opportunities, much demand hinges on the global economy.
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Glass Innovations: LEEDing the Way

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The Upper Cumberland Regional Health Facility in Cookeville, Tenn., has become the first building in Tennessee to earn LEED®-NC (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-New Construction) certification at the Platinum level.
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Five Ways to Revive U.S. Manufacturing

By John Sprovieri
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A new report from the Council on Competitiveness provides a multipoint plan to reignite American manufacturing.
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IP in Depth: Changing the Patenting Process

By Michael Gzybowski
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On September 16, 2012, a number of the provisions of the American Invents Act (also referred to as the “Patent Reform Act of 2011”) will take place. One of the provisions will allow assignees of inventions to file U.S. patent applications.
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