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The big picture: Capturing value from global value networks

Posted on 4 Dec 2012 by

For large manufacturers, global value networks are a vital source of competitive advantage. Dr Jagjit Singh Srai, head of the Centre for International Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing, explains that in today’s interconnected world, companies should be designing their networks with a view to developing ‘meta-capabilities’.

Lean on me

Posted on 4 Dec 2012 by

Roberto Priolo, editor of Lean Management Journal sums up what 2012 has meant to the publication and what readers can look forward to in 2013.

EEF insight: Holistic talent and performance management

Posted on 7 Nov 2012 by

Shaun Lanceley, National Head of Learning and Development at EEF, explains how better alignment of employee performance reviews, professional development, succession planning and corporate strategy can boost performance and talent retention in manufacturing firms.

Lean on me

Posted on 7 Nov 2012 by

Roberto Priolo, editor of Lean Management Journal brings us up to speed with recent and forthcoming features from his fast growing resource for lean practitioners.