Tag Archive for: automotive industry

10
Apr

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Toyota is in the process of streamlining its R&D process: TOYOTA CITY, Japan—Toyota Motor Corp. 7203.TO +1.51% said Monday that it has reorganized its vehicle-development system in order to speed decision making, cut costs and better appeal to car buyers world-wide. The changes to core engineering and design programs bolster the […]

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27
Mar

We just had an interview published in Chief Learning Officer Magazine about our new book, Becoming a Trustworthy Leader:  Psychology and Practice, which is due out next year by Routledge Press: In the past two years, with the global financial collapse and resulting recession, the issue of trust in leadership has been catapulted into the […]

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19
Nov

Update 11-19-09: Here’s a review of the driving experience of the Chevy Volt from the New York Times: Unlike many electrics, including the Tesla Roadster, the Volt’s electric drive has no whine. The car feels solid and planted on the road. Clicking the Sport button on the dashboard releases a bit more oomph than when […]

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4
May

This from today’s Wall Street Journal: General Motors Corp. confirmed Wednesday it will force salaried workers to take up to three months off each year with partial pay as part of an effort to reduce costs during its expected summer shutdown of its car-making plants. The program, called Salaried Downtime Paid Absence Policy, states that […]

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