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Mastery as a Motivator

Posted on October 24th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Over the last couple of articles, we’ve been delving into what motivates us in the workplace. According to Dan Pink, intrinsic motivators can be much more powerful than extrinsic factors like financial rewards. Continue reading “Mastery as a Motivator” »

Building Great Engineering Teams

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Success in modern engineering is powered by effective teams. Almost all of the products we create, systems we innovate and problems we solve are too big and too complex to handle on our own. Continue reading “Building Great Engineering Teams” »

Solving The Right Problem (And How To Save Yourself A Headache When You’re Done)

Posted on February 23rd, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

At a basic level, an engineers role is to solve problems. Charged with designing, defining, building, making and implementing solutions, it’s an engineers job to address a particular need and fix or improve something. Whether the solution is in the form of a Continue reading “Solving The Right Problem (And How To Save Yourself A Headache When You’re Done)” »

Sustainable Development – Where To Begin?

Posted on February 1st, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

We’ve looked before at how our decisions can impact the environment, but sustainable development is about much more than that. Continue reading “Sustainable Development – Where To Begin?” »

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