What if factory foremen treated their workers less like the machines they operate, and more like people, with personality strengths and differences? Surely the workers would benefit, but might the employers also see positive ...
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer withdrew from a battle to buy US-based Schiff Nutrition International on Tuesday, ruling out an increase to its bid against a rival counter offer.
Semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies AG says it will cut back on investment plans and introduce short-time working as global economic uncertainty weighs on demand and revenue.
Blackberry maker Research in Motion announced Thursday that its newest smartphone platform, Blackberry 10, has been certified as secure for use by US government agencies.
Global sales of "smart devices," which include smartphones and tablets, will hit 821 million worldwide this year and 1.2 billion in 2013, a research firm said Tuesday.
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. says it will cut nearly 1,800 jobs, about 15 percent of its workforce, by the end of the year in order to reduce spending in the face of dwindling sales.
Independent contractors are a committed workforce that understands the value of time and avoid distractions, according to new research.
Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn said Wednesday it is set to invest $492 million to build a new facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil to produce smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies on Wednesday said it would invest $2.0 billion (1.5 billion euros) in Britain and roughly double its workforce in the country within five years.
(AP)—General Motors says it will hire up to 500 people to staff a new computer center in Austin, Texas.