The Real Story on How to Keep Jobs at Home

Keep Jobs at Home

The Dynamic, Collaborative Management Model That Saved a U.S. Manufacturing City SECOND SHIFT: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement (McGraw-Hill; August 2016; HC, $30.00;) details the complexities of an automotive industry rapidly transforming due to external economic and market forces; a community reliant upon a local manufacturing facility Continue reading The Real Story on How to Keep Jobs at Home

Guidance for the New Manager

Manager Mindset

Bryan Armentrout  is the owner of The Food Leadership Group, a food safety and quality systems consulting firm. He has written a new book called The New Manager Mindset: How to Master the Four Secrets of Leadership that College Doesn’t Teach You which is about passing along what he has learned Continue reading Guidance for the New Manager

Lean Transformations guided by Beliefs?

Lean Transformation

The The Lean CEO: Leading the Way to World-Class Excellence reveals the true power of Lean through in-depth interviews with CEOs who have gone beyond tool adoption and established Lean as a corporate-wide management system. The all-star cast of twenty-eight leaders represents a wide variety of organizations, including global manufacturers Continue reading Lean Transformations guided by Beliefs?

Turning Down Cold Calls?


Are you missing opportunity in the way that you manage your vendors. Shawn Casemore, the author of Operational Empowerment: Collaborate, Innovate, and Engage to Beat the Competition thinks that way. Shawn is my guest next week to discuss operational empowerment and how companies are leaving valuable knowledge and opportunities on the Continue reading Turning Down Cold Calls?