Opinion http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8022/more en Sequestration frustration for R&D http://machinedesign.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/sequestration-frustration-rd <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As federal budget cuts kick in under the procedures known as sequestration, one of the more hotly debated casualties will be research and development funding</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/sequestration-frustration-rd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/sequestration-frustration-rd#comments 2013-03-21 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management Opinion Editorial Comment Community Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:43:17 +0000 24516 at http://machinedesign.com Looking Back 3/07/2013 http://machinedesign.com/archive/looking-back-3072013 <div class="node-body article-body">2003 Happy 50th Corvette!: Chevrolet is celebrating the Corvette’s 50th Anniversary by offering a special 50th Anniversary Edition package for the 2003 Corvette Coupe and convertible models</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/looking-back-3072013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/looking-back-3072013#comments 2013-03-07 Engineering Careers & Management Looking Back Opinion Community Archive Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:24:19 +0000 12042 at http://machinedesign.com Who’s to blame for bogus mpg? http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/who-s-blame-bogus-mpg <div class="field-byline"> Kenneth J. Korane </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> The EPA is fielding complaints from new-car buyers regarding overly optimistics fuel-efficiency ratings. But manufacturers, for the most part, get to do their own testing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/who-s-blame-bogus-mpg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/who-s-blame-bogus-mpg#comments 2013-03-07 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management Opinion Editorial Comment Community Archive Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:32:00 +0000 12030 at http://machinedesign.com Living on a jet plane http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/living-jet-plane <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you happened to read a news item about a company that wanted to be Chinese, you might logically think that company was headquartered in Asia. You’d be wrong</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/living-jet-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/living-jet-plane#comments 2013-03-07 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management Opinion Editorial Comment Community Archive Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:06:42 +0000 12028 at http://machinedesign.com Acquihire: When companies have more money than brains http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/acquihire-when-companies-have-more-money-brains <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When companies have more money than brains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/acquihire-when-companies-have-more-money-brains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/acquihire-when-companies-have-more-money-brains#comments 2013-02-14 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management Opinion Editorial Comment Community Archive Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:55:18 +0000 11994 at http://machinedesign.com Secret to achieving goals: Don’t try too hard http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/secret-achieving-goals-don-t-try-too-hard <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spring is in the air, and to many people, that means it’s time to pursue a national pastime. No, not baseball: evaluating last year’s employee performance goals and setting new ones</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/secret-achieving-goals-don-t-try-too-hard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/engineering-education/secret-achieving-goals-don-t-try-too-hard#comments 2013-02-14 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management Opinion Editorial Comment Community Archive Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:53:32 +0000 11993 at http://machinedesign.com Letters 1/17/2013 http://machinedesign.com/news/letters-1172013 <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most readers seem to have little use for Six Sigma programs, whether they be to improve innovation or quality. But there are readers who think Six Sigma was never meant for improving innovation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/letters-1172013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/letters-1172013#comments 2013-01-17 Engineering Careers & Management News Opinion News Community Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:32:38 +0000 11977 at http://machinedesign.com Obsolete or opportunity? http://machinedesign.com/news/obsolete-or-opportunity <div class="field-byline"> Robert Repas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are times when something that appears obsolete can open doors to other opportunities. There is no place in which this is more apparent than in a career path. Take mine, for example</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/obsolete-or-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/obsolete-or-opportunity#comments 2013-01-17 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management News Opinion Editorial Comment News Community Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:26:13 +0000 11963 at http://machinedesign.com "Thank God I am not a free trader" http://machinedesign.com/news/thank-god-i-am-not-free-trader <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As machinations over the fiscal cliff make headlines, they have pushed worries about the U.S. trade deficit out of the public consciousness. That’s too bad because much of our current economic woe stems from the loss of whole manufacturing industries to Asia</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/thank-god-i-am-not-free-trader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/thank-god-i-am-not-free-trader#comments 2013-01-17 Editorial Comment Engineering Careers & Management News Opinion Editorial Comment News Community Archive Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:23:33 +0000 11962 at http://machinedesign.com The death of e-mail? http://machinedesign.com/news/death-e-mail <div class="field-byline"> Joel N. Orr </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People are already rejecting e-mail as their main form of communication in their social lives and are starting to do so at work. What does this mean for engineering organizations and why should you care?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/death-e-mail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/death-e-mail#comments 2012-11-22 Engineering Careers & Management News Opinion Orr on Engineering Guest Commentary News Community Archive Wed, 21 Nov 2012 01:38:39 +0000 11926 at http://machinedesign.com