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Jill George, Ph.D Jill George, Ph.D. is DDI's Manufacturing Practice Leader. She is responsible for ensuring DDI is at the forefront of top trends and issues facing the industry, and leads a team that navigates the interface of mega trends and talent across manufacturing sectors. She and her team spearhead DDI's global consulting resources to help organizations identify, develop, and deploy their production, first-line leader, mid-level, and executive talent.​

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The megatrends collectively known as Manufacturing 4.0 are remaking manufacturing at a staggering pace. What does it mean for leaders?
Posted: 8/22/2017 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Cars as we know them are becoming a thing of the past, and we can soon expect autonomous driving to significantly alter the industry.
Posted: 1/10/2017 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Despite the promise of IoT to advance humanity, many manufacturing leaders fear rather than embrace it. They need to know “WIIFM?”
Posted: 3/8/2016 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Avoid the traps of revenue growth failure and configure your hiring and development systems to ensure your leaders are wired for growth.
Posted: 2/26/2016 by Jill George, Ph.D.
How prepared is your organization to deal with the mega trends of Manufacturing 4.0 and the widening variance in leadership quality?
Posted: 1/5/2016 by Jill George, Ph.D.
World-class manufacturers who outperform their competitors better leverage talent across the employee lifecycle and talent pipeline.
Posted: 7/17/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Manufacturing HR leaders who work as “Anticipators” manage talent better and guide the operation to higher sales per employee.
Posted: 7/10/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Findings from the MPI Manufacturing Study (2014) show disposition and competencies are the largest cause of terminations.
Posted: 6/26/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.
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.
Posted: 6/12/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.
Manufacturing leaders must "step up their game” to meet customer demands, which can change daily on today’s manufacturing lines.
Posted: 6/3/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.
What’s the most overlooked defect in manufacturing? Hint: The industry finished last in leader quality.
Posted: 4/10/2015 by Jill George, Ph.D.

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