Looking for a specific type of document? Go here. Hide - List by document type - Articles Booklets Client Research Results Client Stories on Video Client Successes Guidebooks Infographics Points of View Recorded Webinars Trend Research Webinar Series White Papers & Monographs filter by topic ┓ Latest Assessment Behavioral Interviewing Competency Management Employment Testing Global Leadership Health Care Hiring Identifying Potential Leadership Development Leadership Pipeline Manufacturing Performance Management Succession Management Talent Management ┏ filter by type Articles Blogs Research Success Stories Webinars [Share] DDI Plant Leadership Series [Infographics] The DDI Plant Leadership five-part series presents findings from the MPI Manufacturing Study, including survey questions developed exclusively for Development Dimensions International that focus on plant leadership and talent development. This study was conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute (part of the MPI Group) in November and December 2014. The MPI Group received study responses from 319 manufacturing plants, encompassing a range of industries and sizes. With MPI, we have taken the top findings and created five new infographics to depict the results: Interact, Don’t Manage Improving the quality of leader interactions with employees was rated the most critical need for plants to achieve success over the next five years. Higher Quality Leaders, Higher Return If it’s all about the numbers, then plants with higher quality leadership win across the board—in efficiency, productivity, and retention. Undervaluing Competencies and Disposition Will Erode Your Bottom Line Personal attributes are at the root of most terminations, yet manufacturing executives routinely ignore these during the hiring process. Leveraging HR as Partner or Anticipator Yields Better Results Plant leaders who work with HR as “Partner” or "Anticipator” manage talent issues better—and guide the organization to improved financial performances. World-Class Results Start with World-Class HR World-class manufacturers outperform their competitors by managing the human side of the business more systematically.