The hierarchical exempt versus non-exempt labor vs management days brought down Detroit. There is a new way, that requires new thinking and attitudes. We can't look back at the way things used to be. The only way is forward. This IS the new American Manufacturing paradigm.
"Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined." -- Johnny Carson