The Top 10 Skills Required in Global Manufacturing in 2020

|Nov 26|magazine2 min read

10. Management of Diversity

Manufacturing operations and the supply chains that they surround are seeped in multiculturalism and, arguably, feature the most diverse workforces in the world. We already know that there has been a huge push for diversification in the workplace, and the majority of us live in a fairly multicultural environment, so we’ve learnt how to adapt and deal with potential differences. On a business level, however, when a manufacturers network expands far beyond its country of origin, leaders must know exactly how to deal with foreign stakeholders, and how to maintain smooth, harmonious relationships. 

“A strong and adaptable leader knows how to develop individuals and implement strategies that are able to evolve with the pace of technological societal, and business change.”