A Lesson in Lean
The impact of lean production or lean manufacturing on a company’s bottom line depends on employee engagement, from entry-level workers to senior executives.
Staying Relevant in the Energy Sector
GE’s power business has been battered by low demand for gas turbine generators amidst a boom in renewables and overall transformation in the energy sector.
A Big Buy for Big Blue
IBM has struck the biggest deal in its history, and the technology sector’s biggest-ever software acquisition, to up its cloud services game with Red Hat.
The C-Suite’s Revolving Door
Judging by a recent trend of short CEO tenures in the consumer goods sector, CEO successors will need to prove themselves to the board quickly and quantifiably.
Beauty and the East
In acquiring Japan’s Ci:z, Johnson & Johnson joins other health and beauty sector giants buying up Asian cosmetics firms to help expand in the booming region.
Ford China Challenge Accepted
Following a long CEO search, automotive industry analysts hail Ford’s appointment of a Chinese executive to lead the turnaround of its troubled China operation.