Global Economy, Competitiveness, Government Policy, Economic Environment, Labor, Operations, Continuous Improvement, Productivity
In the case of new technology investment, the cost side of the return-on-investment equation contains a larger and broader set of factors than is the case with a fixed technology frontier, under which all technologies are known as previously employed capital. But the benefits of a new technology investment are potentially as broad as the costs. In essence, the diffusion implications of the cost–benefit balance for new technology investment depend on corporate decision-maker flexibility regarding the payback period of the investment and an adjustment to the propensity to take a wait-and-see posture toward purchase and implementation.
Global Economy, Competitiveness, Foreign Trade, Imports & Exports
This is my final MAPI Foundation report, on U.S. and Chinese trade in manufactures during the first half of 2016, as I am retiring from MAPI at the end of August. The report also provides a breakout of U.S. bilateral trade with China and Mexico, which has become a contentious electoral issue.
The MAPI Law Council meeting provides a roundtable forum for general counsels with first-class opportunities for sharing best practices around a variety of issues, including corporate governance, compliance, legal management and cost control, securities regulation, and employment practices.
By leveraging the experiences of their peers, members use the MAPI Strategic Planning and Development Council to make their enterprises more competitive and to increase their personal effectiveness. The Council provides senior strategic planning and business development executives with first-clas
The MAPI Sales Council provides a roundtable forum for senior sales leaders to share best practices on issues such as issues as territory alignment, talent management, total cost of ownership, and sales performance assessment training.
The MAPI Ethics & Compliance Council provides a roundtable forum for senior ethics and compliance leaders to share best practices in a vendor-fee roundtable setting. Our semiannual meetings focus on roundtable dialogue among peers from leading manufacturers.
The MAPI Marketing Council provides a roundtable forum for senior marketing leaders to share best practices on issues such as voice of the customer, segmentation, marketing automation, B2B social media, and commercial excellence.
The MAPI Tax Council provides a roundtable forum for senior accounting leaders to share best practices in a vendor-fee roundtable setting. Our semiannual meetings focus on roundtable dialogue among peers from leading manufacturers. Stay tuned as we develop the agenda for this event.
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