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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?


There's value in wading through junk—or through venues historically viewed as all the “wrong places”—to realize breakthrough insights and innovations.
Library Article
January 27, 2014

Americans generally agree that they want their nation to remain the global leader in manufacturing. According to Leadership Wanted: U.S. Public Opinions on Manufacturing, a 2012 national survey, 90% of respondents rated manufacturing as “important” or “very important” for their economic prosperity and America’s standard of living. This survey reinforces the importance of the manufacturing sector to the good health of the American economy.

Blog Post
December 18, 2013
The most powerful factor: the human side of production.
Blog Post
November 7, 2013
Making things remains a quintessential human endeavor
Blog Post
October 18, 2013
Could beer fix the American economy?
Blog Post
October 4, 2013
Could a manufacturing boom be held back by the Affordable Care Act?
Blog Post
September 30, 2013
The Economist is out with its latest “Technology Quarterly” and it’s proving to be another excellent read
Blog Post
September 19, 2013
The Great Recession hit the South particularly hard, can manufacturing bring the economy back?
Library Article
September 11, 2013
Highlighting the work of Dow Chemical Company in promoting a 21st Century Workforce
Blog Post
August 8, 2013
Is American manufacturing ever coming back? Yes.
Blog Post
July 26, 2013
It’s unlikely that the tide of regulations will subside anytime soon and over the next decade, regulations could reduce manufacturing output by up to 6%
Blog Post
July 25, 2013
The good news is: there is ample potential for U.S. manufacturing to undergo a resurgence
Blog Post
July 16, 2013
Raising the level of dialogue on manufacturing
Blog Post
July 11, 2013
Less than 1% of American companies sell abroad.
Blog Post
July 10, 2013
What remains with the advent of 3D printing is an excitement about the future.
Blog Post
July 8, 2013
The world is standing on the precipice of revolutionary innovations thanks to a new material that seems straight out of science fiction.
Blog Post
July 3, 2013
What exactly does the future hold for 3D printing? In two words, “creative disruption.”
Blog Post
July 1, 2013
What is the future of additive manufacturing? Part one of three.
Blog Post
June 27, 2013
What is our next monumental challenge?
Library Article
May 20, 2013

Heather Bresch is chief executive officer of Mylan, a generics and specialty pharmaceutical company. During her 20-year career with Mylan, Bresch previously served as the company’s president, chief operating officer and chief integration officer. In addition to her current role, Bresch also sits on the company’s board of directors. She has served two consecutive terms as chairman of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association and provides expert testimony to national institutions, such as the U.S. Congress and the U.S.

Library Article
May 17, 2013
How will job-creating commercial products and services, government, industry, and academia innovate together?