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How do corporate leaders get employee buy-in, promote innovation, and improve U.S. industry and manufacturing? To find out, I recently spoke with Carol Williams, a Dow Chemical group senior vice president and president of the chemicals and energy division, and a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Our discussion repeatedly came back to an interconnected theme: delivering the kind of leadership that brings out employee buy-in and initiative, thus enabling Dow’s workforce to turn the world’s major issues into innovation and growth opportunities — all while the regulatory situation acts as a “disincentive.”

Every leader needs a foundation, and Williams’ is in chemical engineering.[…] Continue Reading »