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Study: North American Companies Lack Global Leadership Perspective

North American companies place far less emphasis than their European and Asian counterparts on offshore experience as a component of leadership development, a new study has found. And this lack of global perspective is harming leadership development among…
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Looking for Leadership? Think Jazz

Collaboration. Improvisation. Spontaneity. Individual talent. All the qualities future manufacturing leaders are expected to display as they strive to cope with the constantly turbulent and ever-changing nature of today’s global industry.
Collaboration. Improvisation. Spontaneity. Individual talent. All the qualities future manufacturing leaders are expected to display as they strive to cope with the constantly tur… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/looking-leadership-think-jazz/

Outsourcing: When Politics Meets Globalization

Should presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney step in to try to save 170 jobs at a manufacturing company in Illinois that are destined to be outsourced to China by the end of the year? That would seem an odd question to ask of Romney, an…
Should presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney step in to try to save 170 jobs at a manufacturing company in Illinois that are destined to be outsourced to China b… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/outsourcing-when-politics-meets-globalization/

Dialogue: Demetri Zervoudis -- Change Before You Have To

Although he heads global production at a large global enterprise, Demetri Zervoudis endeavors never to become complacent and to push for constant improvement. Q. What excites you about your leadership role at BayerMaterialScience LLC? A. The most exciti…
lthough he heads global production at a large global enterprise, Demetri Zervoudis endeavors never to become complacent and to push for constant improvement. Q. What excites yo… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/dialogue-demetri-zervoudis-change-you-have/

The Awful Truth About the Workforce Issue

It's time to get serious about the workforce issue in manufacturing.
It's time to get serious about the workforce issue in manufacturing. This issue has been discussed, dissected, and studied from every angle imaginable for a long period of time… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/awful-truth-about-workforce-issue/

Sir James Dyson, Nalco Co., and Chirch Global Manufacturing Win Top ML100 Awards

PALM BEACH, FL -- Three manufacturing leaders who distinguished themselves by forging innovative new business models and advocating forcefully for their industry were recognized last night with top honors in the eighth annual Manufacturing Leadership 100 …
PALM BEACH, FL -- Three manufacturing leaders who distinguished themselves by forging innovative new business models and advocating forcefully for their industry were recognized l… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/sir-james-dyson-nalco-co-and-chirch-global-manufacturing-win/

Supply Chain Risk: After the Aftershocks

Nearly a year after a devastating 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami rocked Japan, scientists are tracking a massive, ocean-borne debris field that continues to migrate eastward. Scientists say the field—2,000 miles long, 1,000 miles wide, and consistin…
Nearly a year after a devastating 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami rocked Japan, scientists are tracking a massive, ocean-borne debris field that continues to migrate eastward… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/supply-chain-risk-after-aftershocks/

The Global View: Branding in the Age of Virtual Communities

My son is in the market for a type of scooter he can use to do tricks on skateboard ramps. Although he had an interest in scooters from manufacturers such as Fuzion and Razor, I found it interesting that he confused the manufacturer's brands with the bran…
My son is in the market for a type of scooter he can use to do tricks on skateboard ramps. Although he had an interest in scooters from manufacturers such as Fuzion and Razor, I f… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-branding-age-virtual-communities/

The Global View: The Spy Who Liked Me

I have had the pleasure of working with many Japanese companies that have offices and factories in the U.S. and Europe. If you have worked for a Japanese firm or had a Japanese firm as a customer or vendor, you may have noticed that the local business uni…
I have had the pleasure of working with many Japanese companies that have offices and factories in the U.S. and Europe. If you have worked for a Japanese firm or had a Japanese fi… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-spy-who-liked-me/

Reinventing Manufacturing: Germany’s Fulfilling Future

Manufacturing helped Germany recover from the last recession faster than any other major industrialized country. Will rising investments drive its manufacturing future?
Manufacturing helped Germany recover from the last recession faster than any other major industrialized country. Will rising investments drive its manufacturing future? A recent … https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/reinventing-manufacturing-germanys-fulfilling-future/

The Global View: Voodoo and the Real Value of Software

I am a believer in technology. I think that, when used well, software and mechatronics can greatly improve productivity, improve quality, and reduce waste. I was extremely lucky to have my first job as a robotics engineer, where I truly was able to integr…
I am a believer in technology. I think that, when used well, software and mechatronics can greatly improve productivity, improve quality, and reduce waste. I was extremely luck… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-view-voodoo-and-real-value-software/

The Era of the ‘Right-Brain’ Thinker

Tomorrow’s leaders can’t know for sure what the world will look like when their time to lead arises. No one can. But as we all strive to manage the economic, technological, and social shifts revolutionizing every facet of business, we must take tangible s…
Creativity and innovation will guide tomorrow’s leaders. Tomorrow’s leaders can’t know for sure what the world will look like when their time to lead arises. … https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/era-right-brain-thinker/

Manufacturing Chiefs Stress Importance of U.S. Competitiveness, BI, Mobility

At the Manufacturing Leadership Summit, industry leaders coalesce around the importance of business intelligence, enterprise mobility, and boosting America’s industry position in the world.
At the Manufacturing Leadership Summit, industry leaders coalesce around the importance of business intelligence, enterprise mobility, and boosting America’s industry positi… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturing-chiefs-stress-importance-us-competitiveness-bi/

Conflict Minerals- The “Perfect Storm” of CSR, Sustainability, Politics and Supply Chain Management- Part 1

Last week, it was widely reported that both Intel Corporations and Apple Computers had pulled the plug on sourcing of precious minerals typically used in the manufacturing of its high-tech products from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These b…
Last week, it was widely reported that both Intel Corporations and Apple Computers had pulled the plug on sourcing of precious minerals typically used in the manufacturing of its … https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/conflict-minerals-perfect-storm-csr-sustainability-politics-and-supply-chain-management-part-1/

Navigating Sustainable Supply Chain Management in China Takes a Keen Eye & Business Sense

2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers. Sustainability observers and practitioners read nearly weekly announcements of yet another major manufacturer or retailer setting the bar for greener supp…
2010 marked a watershed moment in supply chain sourcing among worldwide manufacturers and retailers. Sustainability observers and practitioners read nearly weekly announcements of… https://www.gilcommunity.com/blog/navigating-sustainable-supply-chain-management-china-takes-keen-eye-business-sense/

Is Manufacturing Growth Showing Signs of Volatility?

Global manufacturing continued to grow in March, but the sector is now expanding at a slower rate than earlier highs this year.
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Studies Prove Business $en$e From Proactive Environmental Management Initiatives & Certifications

I always find it rewarding when a study comes out that underscores the business value of sustainability, especially when backed up with statistics and hard dollars.
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Report: Chinese Distribution, Logistics Providers Are Maturing

Chinese third-party logistics providers and warehouse operators are rapidly supporting more sophisticated schemes for moving product manufactured in China-- or elsewhere in Asia--to markets in North America and Europe, according to a report issued today b…
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Are You Taking a Centralized Approach to Managing Global Complexity?

In a world of rising complexity, volatility, and customer expectations how can large, global manufacturing enterprises optimize their disbursed production assets and inventories? We are beginning to see more such enterprises create centralized supply chai…
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Is China Now The World’s Top Manufacturer? What About Productivity?

After a hundred years of global US dominance, dramatic details released by US-based researchers IHS Global Insight this week claim that China knocked the US off the top spot last year as the world’s largest manufacturing economy.
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