August 26, 2013

Manufacturing in America, A Visual

Manufacturing in America is critical to it's future.  To understand some of the key facts about it, click the infographic to enlarge it.  I'd provide you the link to the source, but it's a liberal site and in fact this page is an AFL-CIO enabled page. But that isn't to say they aren't right about this issue.

It also brings to mind another question - if the idea that everyone should own a home led to the mortgage meltdown and banking collapse and Great Recession of 2007-2008, then what is the eventual outcome of an education bubble where everyone is targeting an MBA and no one is being trained to be in manufacturing and actually doing work.  A nation of all managers has the same problem as a company with too many VPs and not enough workers; it's top heavy.

Click to enlarge.

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