Practical Insights (Blog)

Chemicals M&A Outlook: Where Perfect Storm Meets Perfect Opportunity

4 Key questions every chemicals executive should be asking

Mark Montanari, VP Chemicals and Oil & Gas at Maine Pointe, outlines how executives in the US chemicals industry can take advantage of a buoyant M&A market to turn the supply chain into a competitive weapon to enable growth.

 

Topics: mergers and acquisitons chemical industry consulting

From Conflict to Cooperation: Repairing the Union-Management Relationship, Part One

It isn't always the unions' fault

In part one of his three part blog exploring the increasingly complex relationship between management and unions, Jim Mynaugh, Delivery and Service Excellence Advisor at Maine Pointe purports that, while it may be easy for managers to lay the blame for operational problems at the unions’ door, managers can often be wrong.

Topics: Operations Excellence Operational Improvements