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Frontline Leadership Principles and Skills: What Does It Take to Succeed?

November 23, 2020

A team is only as strong as its leader. 79% of employees quit their jobs due to a lack of…

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Frontline leadership discussing performance improvements on factory floor.

How Manufacturers Can Manage Labor in the Face of Unpredictable Holiday Consumer Demand

November 16, 2020

For manufacturers and distributors, consumer demand during the holiday season is typically very predictable. This season, however, the consumer demand…

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How Does Politics Impact Company Culture? It is Not What You Think!

November 13, 2020

Many business leaders will agree, we are in a season of political change; with social movements, shifts in government, and…

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Going Beyond Total Productive Maintenance

November 9, 2020

For organizations to produce quality goods, run efficiently, and remain profitable, it’s imperative that they focus on improving their maintenance…

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Making a Capital Investment? Do not Forget the Impact on Your Company Culture

November 6, 2020

The biggest mistake that business leaders make when deciding on internal capital investments is their failure to consider the impact…

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Having a Plan B: Supply Chain Best Practices

November 2, 2020

The supply chain is fragile. Nothing has proven that more than 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. All over the globe,…

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Aiming For a Better Workplace Culture? Employee Engagement Surveys Can Miss the Mark!

October 30, 2020

Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook Share on Twitter     |    By Disengaged employees cost U.S. businesses a staggering…

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Considering Company Culture in Mergers and Acquisitions

October 26, 2020

Mergers and acquisitions are a popular business strategy for organizations looking to gain a competitive edge, acquire new technologies and…

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An Examination of the Kaizen Method and Where POWERS Differs

October 19, 2020

Kaizen is a Japanese term that means “continuous improvement” or “change for the better.” In the groundbreaking 35-year-old book, Kaizen:…

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The Importance of Maintenance Performance in the Medical Devices Manufacturing Industry

October 12, 2020

The medical device manufacturing industry in the US is quite large. Manufacturers in this industry are in charge of medical…

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