Written by David R. Brousell, Global Vice President, Research and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership Council, Frost & Sullivan
Posted with permission from the Manufacturing Leadership Council, a Frost & Sullivan company.
DDI’s partner, the Manufacturing Leadership Council conducted a survey on Next-Generation Leadership in Manufacturing in August 2015 to offer insights into how manufacturing leaders are beginning to think about the leadership requirements of Manufacturing 4.0. The results show where they are focusing their attention today as leaders and where they must focus in the years to come; how their businesses are structured now and how they must be realigned going forward; and where they need to develop knowledge and expertise in order to both survive and thrive in a time of M4.0.
Manufacturing executives believe that the new Manufacturing 4.0 era of cyber-physical systems, digitization and information-driven factories will require a major change in leadership approach and skills, but many believe their current executive teams may not be up to the challenge.
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