AME event: Taking action with lean accounting
Workshop: May 19-20, 2011; Ayer, MA
This workshop will provide hands-on understanding of why adaptation of Lean Manufacturing creates a mandate to challenge traditional cost accounting, and show a new, high-impact role for the financial professional. Attendees will be provided with three new goals for the accounting and finance leader and staff, and ten specific strategies to reach those goals.
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.