As manufacturing companies continue to grapple with ongoing supply chain disruptions, forces of globalization and localization, labor shortages, and technology changes, incremental improvements fall short of delivering the transformative change needed to thrive and compete in a crowded marketplace.
Enabling Organizations to Be Efficient and Innovative.
From our research and experience in leading large-scale change, we know that the greatest untapped potential in most organizations is the capacity of their employees. By empowering more leadership at every level in the organization, we work with clients to drive accelerated impact to address today’s challenges while building capability to respond swiftly to the uncertainty of the future.
Hard to Imagine Results
Our approach delivers hard-to-imagine gains in productivity and innovation by engaging all employees in contributing new ideas and making them a reality.
Aligning Around a Shared Opportunity
With manufacturing facilities located across the world and functionally siloed, it is even more important for manufacturing businesses to be aligned around shared opportunities and goals.
Agility without sacrificing reliability
Reliability and efficiency are the bedrock of any manufacturing business, agility and innovation must be additive and not in opposition to this consistent performance.
Celebrating wins to build momentum
Kotter supports clients in building a robust strategy for identifying tangible wins that result from new actions and behaviors and promoting their success to a wide audience to reinforce changes and generate momentum.
Kotter’s work promotes a peer-to-peer strategy that connects unions, management, and all employees and encourages information from the most trusted sources and open dialogue amongst peers.
Manufacturing Focus Areas
We work with Manufacturing clients to accelerate the realization of their goals including:
Featured Resources + Insights
How Coty Reinvigorated Its Supply Chain
It can sometimes seem like magic when we get the right people together with the right attitude, motivated to work toward a common goal. The experiences of global beauty company Coty Inc., where one of us is Vice President Supply Chain, suggests this “magic” can be repeatable.
Areas of Expertise
While not an all-inclusive list, the strategies below represent the most common situations our clients face.