Manufacturers are experiencing unprecedented workforce and supply chain issues in this constantly evolving business climate. Reacting to these demands puts enormous stress on organizations. Those with organizational awareness and proactivity will not only navigate these tricky waters more smoothly, but will emerge stronger and more efficient than before.
Conducting a Needs Assessment allows manufacturers to confirm – and capitalize – on existing best practices, as well as draw attention and identify resources to improve and engage those areas that are less developed. Understanding the depth of current organizational operations ensures a leader’s strategic vision can be carried out most efficiently. In light of the current world market, it is likely your staff is feeling different pressures and operations have shifted from what you may have been familiar with in the past.
Emerging manufacturers stay ahead of these unpredictable times by keeping a close pulse on root causes of business inefficiencies and consistently integrating training or other needed resources to overcome them. By conducting a Needs Assessment they are able to:
- Discover if there is a need for additional training in key areas
- Ensure training is linked to business strategy
- Address “war stories” or challenges that creep into the workplace creating inefficiencies and poor morale
- Gain participation and organizational support to emerge stronger, together
In our latest CT Manufacturers Resource Group Workforce Summit Series webinar, Beth Devine, Jennifer Gaggion and Brian Marois provided insight into what areas of the business are covered during a CTMRG Needs Assessment and why each is important. Additionally, using the CT Manufacturers Resource Group (a division of Web Savvy Marketers) allows clients to benefit from multiple subject matter experts while maintaining one point of contact.
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