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
We lower the forecast for this year and next because of the persistent shocks to manufacturing demand and we now see more downside than upside risks. Manufacturing production will decelerate rather than accelerate this year. Production increased 2% last year and we forecast growth of only 1.1% in 2016, 2.4% in 2017, and 2.5% in 2018.
The MAPI Tax Council provides a 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.
The rules-based multilateral trade and financial system created at Bretton Woods in 1944 has been crumbling over the past decade. The WTO trading system to reduce trade barriers on a reciprocal, most-favored-nation basis has been replaced by a spreading network of bilateral and regional preferential trade agreements. And far more threatening, the IMF financial system, centered on convertible, non-manipulated exchange rates, has been undermined by rampant exchange rate mercantilism, principally by China and other Asian nations.
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 i
The MAPI Human Resources Council provides a vendor-free forum for senior human resources leaders to share best practices on issues such as employer healthcare strategies, performance management, employee development programs, and executive compensation.