The consultants at STS make it a point to achieve a deep understanding of the issues and trends impacting our clients and their ability to achieve their business goals. At the same time, we aim to contribute to the field. Our efforts yield unique insights and understanding that we share in presentations, white papers, articles, books, and other publications.
The nuclear industry has quietly evolved over the past 30 years to become one of the safest and most reliable low-cost producers of electricity.
How did the nuclear industry become safer, more reliable and more profitable while under heavy scrutiny and regulation? And what can other industries learn from this transformation? Read Dr. Mary Jo Rogers’ article from the Dec/Jan 2013 issue of Uptime Magazine to learn the key answers to these questions.
The first-line supervisor (FLS) plays a critical leadership role in driving operational excellence in nuclear power plants. They bear primary responsibility for overseeing the actual work that is necessary for running and maintaining a nuclear power plant safely and profitably. An aging workforce, a projected wave of retirements and a shortage of experienced talent have prompted concern throughout the nuclear industry about the overall depth and quality of the leadership at the FLS level.