More Manufacturing

  • October 23, 2007

    How Green Is My Value Chain?

    by Hardin Tibbs
    Transforming the value chain into a value loop can save natural resources and enhance a business’s long-term prospects.
  • October 2, 2007

    Saving Procurement from Itself

    by Hugh Baker and Fabrice Saporito
    It’s time for chief procurement officers to stop relying solely on functional depth and start increasing functional breadth.
  • August 29, 2007

    Rebuilding Lego, Brick by Brick

    by Keith Oliver, Edouard Samakh, and Peter Heckmann
    How a supply chain transformation helped put the beloved toymaker back together again.
  • August 29, 2007

    Partners at the Point of Sale

    by Rich Kauffeld, Johan Sauer, and Sara Bergson
    With “shelf-centered collaboration,” manufacturers and retailers can finally put the right product on the right shelf at the right time for the right consumer.
  • August 29, 2007

    My Unfashionable Legacy

    by Ralph Sink
    Participative management has proven its remarkable capabilities again and again. So why is it passing into obscurity?
  • August 29, 2007

    See for Yourself

    by Tim Laseter and Larry Laseter
    Firsthand observation on the front lines can offer the critical insights that make for inspired — and inspiring — leadership.
  • August 29, 2007

    Paving the Silk Road

    by Fadi Majdalani, Ulrich Kögler, and Simon Kuge
    A hybrid solution for sea and air transport addresses the changing nature of global shipping.
  • July 24, 2007

    The Big Squeeze

    by Chris Manning and Stephan Gross
    Can traditional legacy airlines find a way out of the “no-man’s-land” between the established low-cost carriers and the premium players?
  • May 29, 2007

    Recent Research

    by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer
    On remanufactured products, inaccurate forecasts, misunderstood meetings, and more.
  • May 29, 2007

    Win-Win Sourcing

    by Bill Jackson and Michael Pfitzmann
    The most effective procurement model fosters knowledge sharing, not mistrust.
  • May 29, 2007

    The Energy-Efficient Supply Chain

    by Peter Parry, Joseph Martha, and Georgina Grenon
    How to reduce energy consumption and carbon output in procurement, production, and distribution.
  • April 3, 2007

    What’s a Chaebol to Do?

    by Tariq Hussain
    The family-owned conglomerates made South Korea an industrial powerhouse, but can they transform themselves and their nation’s economy again now that the rules have changed?
  • March 6, 2007

    An Industry for All Seasons

    by Doug Hardman, Simon Harper, and Ashok Notaney
    What the apparel industry has gained in scale and scope over the past few decades it has lost in agility and speed. A new kind of product segmentation keeps painful trade-offs to a minimum.
  • January 30, 2007

    Seven Counterintuitive Trends

    by Dan Lewis
    Everyone expects turbulence, but few people are watching the most significant pressures that will confront industry this year.
  • January 9, 2007

    Lessons from the Shop Floor

    by Muir Sanderson, Piyush Doshi, and Christine Korwin-Szymanowska
    Service companies can cut costs by borrowing techniques from their manufacturing brethren.