Black History Month generates valuable conversations about individuals’ contributions to civil rights movements and the arts. America has a rich history of black inventors, though, who might not come to mind as easily.
Following is an analysis from Don Norman, Ph.D., director of economic studies for the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, regarding the February 2015 Institute for Supply Mana
Want to know a secret to improving your business? In a world where business leaders are continually asked to do more with less and the business environment grows ever more competitive, who isn’t trying to gain a competitive advantage? Well, here it is: hire more women.
It’s 2015 and there are still well-read individuals in our society—economists, business columnists, futurists—who think manufacturing doesn’t matter much anymore. Some point to manufacturing’s being 12% of the economy, down from 25% a half-century ago.
MAPI Foundation economists were there when the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) convened its annual policy meeting in D.C. earlier this week. Your correspondent jotted down these takeaways.
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