Uncovering the Iceberg of Ignorance

Posted by Andonix on Jan 30, 2020 7:51:12 AM

The “iceberg of ignorance” is a concept popularized by a 1989 study by Sidney Yoshida. It posited that frontline workers were aware of 100% of the floor problems faced by an organization, supervisors were aware of only 74%, middle managers were aware of only 9%, and senior executives were aware of only 4% of the problems.

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Topics: Managerial Model

4 Leadership Traits that Help Create a High Performance Culture

Posted by Andonix on Nov 14, 2019 7:18:56 AM

The ability to evolve and leverage new processes, technologies and management styles keeps a business nimble and resilient to market conditions. With more than half of all companies failing in their first four years (51% of manufacturing companies), companies are being forced to change and adopt new philosophies.

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Topics: Managerial Model

Solving Training Challenges in Manufacturing

Posted by Andonix on Jul 25, 2019 7:33:41 AM

Manufacturing companies have long struggled to find, hire, and retain qualified talent. It hasn’t gotten easier with record low unemployment and a persistent skills gap for STEM jobs. A 2015 report by the Manufacturing Institute estimated that as many as two million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled by 2025.

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Topics: Training, Industry 4.0, Managerial Model

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