A funny thing can happen on the way to manufacturer profitability... respect! Leaders who know how to show it will also receive it and organizations will grow and prosper. Good leaders know how to lead but the great ones know how to lead with respect by making sure those around them are successful. In manufacturing, this charge must be achieved to build confidence, trust and respect across the entire operation. When employees believe in the vision and credibility of the leader - the workforce becomes resilient, capable and loyal - all essentials for organization growth and profitability.
Manufacturing environments depend on reliability of schedules, timely production of deliverables, and commitment to the vision. Credibility is built on a foundation of trust that communicates "I've got your back." That mentality is critical for employee motivation across all sectors of manufacturing employment.
And, yet, while many top leaders are able to articulate a forward-thinking vision that has immense share-holder value, they struggle with internal communications.
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