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

How working collaboratively with the unions helped set a corporate record for productivity

In part two of his three-part blog exploring the increasingly complex relationship between management and unions, Jim Mynaugh, Senior Delivery Advisor at Maine Pointe discusses the breakthrough results executives can achieve by working in partnership with the unions.

Topics: Operations Excellence Operational Improvements

Four Key Themes in Private Equity for 2017: Part Three, A Greater Opportunity for Platform Integration and Process Improvements

In the latest of our series of blogs looking at key private equity themes for 2017, Dan Ginsberg, Bill Shine and Mark McTigue explore how platform integration and process improvements can lead to significant value creation.


Topics: Private Equity Platform Improvements

The Supply Chain Reality: Increasing Complexities and Cost-Savings Fatigue Threaten Profitability

Steven Bowen’s New Book “Total Value Optimization” Outlines Methodology to Optimize Supply Chains for Competitive Advantage

CEOs and supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to deliver differentiated, lasting performance—fast. Among the issues they struggle with; responding to the complexities faced across the supply chain and managing the daily challenges presented as competitors become more numerous, more formidable, and more global.

In today’s fast-paced market, profitability is at risk as whole supply chains shift in industries.

Topics: Total Value Optimization