In the first quarter, the U.S. trade deficit in manufactures rose by 4%, or $7 billion, compared with 2015. This is a big improvement from the 14% increase for calendar 2015, but still resulted in a trade-related loss of 50,000 American manufacturing jobs.
MAPI in Arlington, VA is searching for an Account Manager to prospect leads, present our value proposition, and sell memberships to corporate executives from the world’s largest manufacturing companies. We seek a talented and motivated individual who can take advantage of our la
Amid all of the recent public dialogue about new manufacturing technologies and manufacturing automation investment in particular, there are little or no data offering a coherent picture of the automation investment dynamic. In this second of three MAPI Foundation papers on manufacturing productivity performance, Cliff Waldman seeks to remedy the data deficit by presenting the results of a national survey of U.S. manufacturers on their automation activity. He offers revealing stratifications of the results by company size and industry.
Corporate Affairs, Public Relations, Investor Relations, Shareholder Management, Shareholder Activism, Leadership, Board of Directors, Fiduciary Responsibilities, Functional Management, Performance Measurement, Human Resources, Compensation, Executive Compensation
Total shareholder return (TSR)—the sum of dividend yield and share price appreciation—is widely used by boards and governance committees because of rising pressure in the investment community, increased investor activism, watchdogs such as ISS, and say-on-pay practices. Many boards are tying pay to TSR without realizing that it can be misleading and opaque.
Global Economy, Competitiveness, Government Policy, Economic Environment, Regional Economic Integration, Money & Finance, Currency
This report surveys four types of proposals aimed at solving the EMU’s various crises. Only one of the four stands a realistic chance of being implemented in the next decade. What the EMU needs is an immediate implementation of a set of minimal conditions for the survival of the common currency. The paper delves into individual policy planks and assesses their chances of adoption in the next decade. The common currency faces long odds of survival beyond the next few years.
The MAPI Sustainability Council provides a roundtable forum for chief sustainability officers and global sustainability executives to share best practices on issues such as sharing best practices, open roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities, all while discussing the hottest topics
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