Member of the Department of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences faculty until 2018
John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Operations
Barry-Wehmiller, a privately held manufacturer, is dedicated to building a flexible, well-trained workforce. It boasts an employee-centric corporate culture designed to empower and inspire its 8000-plus employees. The resulting productivity improvements and lower turnover rates are good for business—but the focus of the company is as much on its team members as it is on the bottom line.
In our podcast, hear from company leaders and employees, as well as faculty from the Kellogg School, to learn more about how this approach has been successful.
You can also read Kellogg Insight’s full article on Barry-Wehmiller and see a slideshow from inside one of its plants here.