When I was in college, I worked at a printing plant every summer, but each season I heard the same spiel from “lifers” at the plant — stay in school, get your education and don’t come back.
When we address critical issues like training and safety, we can almost hear the eyes of our readership glazing over.
At what point does the economic hardship of “perfect” safety outweigh the risks of inherently risky operations?
The plan is a success in that it forms a useful first step on a journey toward meeting Renewable Fuel Standard targets, rather than annually forcing them into insignificance.
Sorry, but in my opinion, those who choose to abuse their bodies with an influx of poor eating decisions would not be hindered by higher costs for Mountain Dew and Pizza Hut.
If key players were to leave, we could find what’s hidden in desk drawers, but what about the elements hidden in their brains? We hold onto more cerebral knowledge than we realize.
Cutting corners at the car wash typically has little consequence. It’s when the BPs of the world cut corners that there are more pronounced damages than soapy, stuck-on bugs and water spots.
“People are our greatest asset.” Given the disparity between words and deeds, you must wonder if nearly every motivational issue that an organization may have is self-inflicted.
Many of our products today are made to look fancy on the shelf, but they are so cheap that within weeks the materials have aged poorly and there is no inheritance.
Shows like How Do They Do It and organizations like John Ratzenberger's Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs are just what we need to revive interest in building and creating things.
I'm amazed by Apple’s lack of reaction to the plight of Foxconn’s workers. For most companies, this sort of news would be a deal-breaker.
Enlisting the help of healthcare providers in the quest to weed out false advertising might seem like a good idea, but shouldn't they be concentrating on taking care of the sick — and not evaluating ads?
We have the responsibility to disseminate hazardous claims about our products, processes and/or businesses, and in an equal-opportunity kind of way, dispel damaging disinformation.
It is not always easy to assign a dollar value to critical services that address emergency situations, improve productivity, solve recurring equipment failures and contribute to reliability.