The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming the workplace. And while it is creating a multitude of opportunities, it is also posing a number of challenges for innovative manufacturers, such as strategic-skills management.
The 4th Industrial Revolution is profoundly changing our work environments. Automation, robotization, increasing use of data are just some of the ways workplaces are becoming more productive and employees, more responsive. New areas of employment are emerging and shaking up the labor market. And Industry 4.0 manufacturers need to find new ways to operate. Sound, skillful change management is critical if this transformation is to be successful. Whatever the goal, organizational change has to involve people, those individuals who make up the company. This blog post will outline several of the challenges faced by innovative manufacturers and will recommend workable solutions, including identifying a change champion.