What are the most annoying workplace habits?

What are the most annoying workplace habits?

Let’s face it. The workplace can be full of annoying things. Annoying tasks, annoying coworkers, and annoying rules. Yet, the phenomenon of annoyance isn’t something unique to the workplace. Indeed, no matter where more than one person congregates, annoyance will inevitable creep in. It simply comes with the territory. With that understanding, though, let’s focus…

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What does business philanthropy mean?

What does business philanthropy mean? Well, in a nutshell, it means the charitable giving done by a business. Usually, though, this phenomenon is referred to as “corporate giving.” This might include a one-time cash donation to a cause, or it could be a commitment the company makes for the long-term to assist a charitable cause….

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Telecommuting is more productive

Telecommuting is more productive

With so much of the world still in retreat-mode from the pandemic, millions of people are working from home. What began as a temporary, bridge solution until the world returned to “normal” conditions, has steadily become woven into long-term strategy discussions for businesses everywhere. Why? Well, it seems the recent work-from-home movement has translated into…

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Increase Operational Throughput by Cross-training Employees

Increase Operational Throughput by Cross-training Employees

Every business deals with throughput. Whether they choose to call it that is another story.  Throughput is defined as “the amount of material or items passing through a system or process.”  For restaurants, that would be the number of customers served per hour.  For car manufacturers, it might be number of cars produced per day. …

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key factors to make shipbuilding more efficient

key factors to make shipbuilding more efficient

Factor 1: Using 3D CAD and drawing review  3D CAD design can take away lots of obstructions in the production phase: “In my experience 3-D modeling led to vast improvements in production efficiency.” A detailed drawing review with all external stakeholders (ship owner, but also classification and regulation authorities) can also prevent lots of rework….

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DISRUPTING AVIATION WITH BLOCKCHAIN

DISRUPTING AVIATION WITH BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain is one of the most talked-about and intriguing technologies today. Although first described in 1991, it got its first real implementation and public attention in 2009 as the technology behind Bitcoin. Blockchain or distributed ledgers, in general, have the potential to truly disrupt business. Blockchain can be very complex, but at its heart the…

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Robots in the Oil and Gas Industry

Robots in the Oil and Gas Industry

Robotic technology is an increasingly pervasive force, to say the least. A report by International Data Corporation said the worldwide robotics market will be worth $135.4 billion in 2019. In nearly every industry, robots are improving productivity and reducing operating costs. The oil and gas industry is no different. Despite their size and potential investment…

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7 Technologies That Can Change The Future of Shipbuilding

7 Technologies That Can Change The Future of Shipbuilding

Advancement in technology is key to the development of any industry. The shipbuilding industry is no exception. In fact, shipbuilding is changing at a rapid rate taking advantage of highly advanced technologies which aim to solve the issues such as environmental pollution, rising fuel costs etc. Riding high on R&D activities, the shipping industry has…

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