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What Do Modern Frontline Manufacturing Leaders Really Want?
Two leadership experts share what they’ve learned working with frontline leaders in manufacturing over the course of five years.
Posted: 18 Jul, 2019, by Laurence Pintenat and Martin Rahn
Manufacturers Bullish on 2018, But Foresee Workforce,  Leadership Challenges
Industry leaders confirm manufacturers are increasingly worried that an already-significant workforce shortage is only getting worse.
Posted: 30 Jan, 2018, by Jeff Moad
What is Manufacturing 4.0 and How Will It Impact My Employees—and Leaders?
The megatrends collectively known as Manufacturing 4.0 are remaking manufacturing at a staggering pace. What does it mean for leaders?
Posted: 22 Aug, 2017, by Jill George, Ph.D.
The Auto Time Capsule
Cars as we know them are becoming a thing of the past, and we can soon expect autonomous driving to significantly alter the industry.
Posted: 10 Jan, 2017, by Jill George, Ph.D.
How the “Internet of Things” is Interrupting Manufacturing Leadership
Despite the promise of IoT to advance humanity, many manufacturing leaders fear rather than embrace it. They need to know “WIIFM?”
Posted: 08 Mar, 2016, by Jill George, Ph.D.
Thin Ice: Solving Future Manufacturing Needs with Yesterday’s Leaders
How prepared is your organization to deal with the mega trends of Manufacturing 4.0 and the widening variance in leadership quality?
Posted: 05 Jan, 2016, by Jill George, Ph.D.
A Systematic Approach to the People Engine
World-class manufacturers who outperform their competitors better leverage talent across the employee lifecycle and talent pipeline.
Posted: 17 Jul, 2015, by Jill George, Ph.D.
Manufacturing a Competitive Advantage
Plant execs looking for growth search for any competitive advantage they can find. Yet, most fail to see the key component that they need most.
Posted: 12 Jun, 2015, by Jill George, Ph.D.
How to Make Smart Manufacturing Smarter
What’s the most overlooked defect in manufacturing? Hint: The industry finished last in leader quality.
Posted: 10 Apr, 2015, by Jill George, Ph.D.
Why Super Human-Capital Manufacturers Outperform Their Peers
Find out what defines a Super HCM organization and what manufacturers can do to make the transition to becoming a Super HCM.
Posted: 02 May, 2013, by John Brandt and James Clevenger, Ph.D.
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