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Innovating to Reclaim American Manufacturing

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Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané   10/13/2013 9:49:54 AM
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_hm, 

That's wonderful. I do as much as I can. I follow his Satyagraha, and non-violence principles. 

-Susan

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_hm   10/13/2013 9:07:54 AM

@Susan: Best way to revere and venerate Mahatma Gandhi is to follow him in everyday life. This is should be done by all. I am able to do it ~50%.

 

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FLYINGSCOT   10/12/2013 1:16:26 PM
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The main aim is to reduce unemployment levels throughout the US. This article suggests towards returning the US manufacturing market back to the way it used to be. This boost of the manufacturing market requires a skilled workforce however the majortity of unemployed workers will lack the abilities required for these jobs. This approach will cost a lot of money to set up when it may be easier to set up smaller, simpler jobs with a "less demanding" ability of work. This will lead to a decrease in unemployment and a minor boost in the US economy. Ghandi is the man. 

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Susan Fourtané   10/12/2013 7:29:23 AM
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Prabhakar, 

"Mahatma Gandhi understood this concept very well when he encouraged the growth of cottage industries in the villages of India where 80% of the Indian population lived."

If only people around the world would study Gandhi's life, at least read "My Experiements with Truth", they could solve many problems they are facing today. He was a great, true leader in all senses, and one of the very few people in history I admire. 

-Susan

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prabhakar_deosthali   10/11/2013 3:08:02 AM

In my opinion, the solution to reduce unemployment is not just bringing  the manufacturing back  or having innovative manufacturing methods.

If the unemployment has to reduce then more and more people oriented jobs need to be created.

Mahatma Gandhi understood this concept very well when he encouraged the growth of cottage industries in the villages of India where 80% of the Indian population lived.

By having more automation, no doubt more jobs are created but they are for skilled work-force . The majority of unemployed people are from the lower strata of the society who need simple jobs.

So along with automation there is a need to train this workforce to bring them upto the required skill level.

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Jacob   10/10/2013 7:28:59 AM
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"Innovation can give tools to bring back manufacturing jobs. But it also needs many more efforts from people beifiting from this. e.g. no union, not expecing $100K+ salary for for doing normal assembly work (auto manufacturing) etc. If this is not followed, this can be consider as long term correction and manufacturing jobs will stay away."

HM, innovation is a part of inventing technology. I think mass production can create more job opportunities and will help to address the unemployment issue.

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Innovation and competition
Jacob   10/10/2013 7:27:33 AM
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"In order to make this a reality, manufacturing equipment produced in the US must be competitive with that produced overseas."

Mark, for long term run that's very important. Competition is high and without innovation, they cannot sustain for along term.

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Needs innovation and more
_hm   10/9/2013 7:07:51 PM
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Innovation can give tools to bring back manufacturing jobs. But it also needs many more efforts from people beifiting from this. e.g. no union, not expecing $100K+ salary for for doing normal assembly work (auto manufacturing) etc. If this is not followed, this can be consider as long term correction and manufacturing jobs will stay away.

 

 



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