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Blog Post
Title: 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.
Blog Post
Title: 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.
Blog Post
Title: 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?
Article
Title: A Leader’s Guide to Manufacturing 4.0
The four talent strategies in this guide will help your organization build a long-term plan to meet the rising demands of Manufacturing 4.0.
Article
Title: In China, M4.0 Adoption is Faster than Many in the West Realize
China’s adoption of M4.0 technologies is moving quickly, but many companies there have yet to learn the right supportive leadership skills.
Article
Title: 3 Keys to a Manufacturing 4.0 Workforce
As the focus shifts in the industry, manufacturers must rethink the skill sets they require of production employees and their plant leaders.
Client Story
Title: Manufacturing Organization Had a Need for Speed to Onboard a New CEO
The New CEO Needed to Be Set Up for Success—Fast!
Client Story
Title: A Strong CEO and Executive Team Needed to Transform a Global Manufacturing Organization
The right CEO candidate and a strong executive team was selected and onboarded—positioning the organization for a successful transformation.
Client Story
Title: How AGCO Found Career Management Success
Featuring Lauri Lipka, Vice President, Global Human Resources, on how DDI supported AGCO’s successful career management initiative.
Research
Title: Automotive Manufacturing Industry Snapshot
Take a deeper look into specific automotive manufacturing data from the Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015.
Research
Title: Wanted: A Leadership Playbook for Manufacturing 4.0
In the new world of M4.0, manufacturing leaders will need to develop a substantially different set of skills to manage in the new era.
Research
Title: Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Talent Challenges
An industry research report with 10 proven practices to address top talent-related barriers to revenue growth.
Article
Title: 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.
Client Story
Title: A Strong CEO and Executive Team Needed to Transform a Global Manufacturing Organization
The right CEO candidate and a strong executive team was selected and onboarded—positioning the organization for a successful transformation.
Client Story
Title: Manufacturing Organization Had a Need for Speed to Onboard a New CEO
The New CEO Needed to Be Set Up for Success—Fast!
Client Story
Title: How AGCO Found Career Management Success
Featuring Lauri Lipka, Vice President, Global Human Resources, on how DDI supported AGCO’s successful career management initiative.
Article
Title: 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.
Article
Title: 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?
Article
Title: A Leader’s Guide to Manufacturing 4.0
The four talent strategies in this guide will help your organization build a long-term plan to meet the rising demands of Manufacturing 4.0.
Article
Title: In China, M4.0 Adoption is Faster than Many in the West Realize
China’s adoption of M4.0 technologies is moving quickly, but many companies there have yet to learn the right supportive leadership skills.
Article
Title: 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.
Article
Title: 3 Keys to a Manufacturing 4.0 Workforce
As the focus shifts in the industry, manufacturers must rethink the skill sets they require of production employees and their plant leaders.
Article
Title: 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?”
Article
Title: Closing the Gap in M4.0 Leadership Skills
In the same way that technology is upgraded with Manufacturing 4.0, manufacturers need to proactively invest in their leadership benches.
Article
Title: The Weakest Link in Your Cybersecurity? Your Leaders.
Cybersecurity is not just a technology challenge. It must become an ingrained part of the culture if manufacturers are to protect their data.
Article
Title: 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?
Research
Title: Automotive Manufacturing Industry Snapshot
Take a deeper look into specific automotive manufacturing data from the Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015.
Research
Title: Wanted: A Leadership Playbook for Manufacturing 4.0
In the new world of M4.0, manufacturing leaders will need to develop a substantially different set of skills to manage in the new era.
Article
Title: A Systematic Approach to the People Engine
World-class manufacturers who outperform their competitors better leverage talent across the employee lifecycle and talent pipeline.
Article
Title: 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.
Article
Title: DDI Plant Leadership Series [Infographics]
This five-part series presents findings from the MPI Manufacturing Study answers questions based on plant leadership and talent development.
Article
Title: How to Make Smart Manufacturing Smarter
What’s the most overlooked defect in manufacturing? Hint: The industry finished last in leader quality.
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