Culture in Manufacturing
HOW CULTURE IS TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING
Organizational culture, which typically refers to an atmosphere of shared beliefs and practices within a company, is commonplace in office environments; however, the benefits of a positive corporate culture have been slow to make their way to the factory floor. While there has been a great deal of momentum around changing the face of manufacturing in the U.S. over the past several years, much of the conversation has revolved around the impact of technology, process improvement and cost reduction. It is just recently that the importance of culture in the manufacturing environment has been gaining ground.