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In an era of automation, robotics and spotless factory floors, you don’t expect to see car workers lugging metal along a production line. But at Volkswagen’s main Wolfsburg plant earlier this year, workers had to resort to handing metal sheets to robots working on the E-Golf, said people who saw it happen.
As we saw when she gave McKinsey a roasting last week, Lucy Kellaway prefers telling it like it is. This week the Financial Times of London’s best columnist takes a look at the cerebral side of corporate life. The best brains, apparently, reside in its young graduates. And, she says, the brightest of them soon … Read more
By Alec Hogg Enjoyed a productive half hour yesterday with an MBA student researching the relationship between financial journalists and business leaders. Her probe asked whether closer relationships would improve the flow of information; whether friendships enhance or detract from the service both provide their constituencies. The best answer was in yesterday’s contribution to Biznews … Read more