The future of manufacturing: opportunities to drive economic growth

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World Economic Forum
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Firm)


This report highlights the key trends that will define manufacturing competition over the next 20 years and which will require the attention and collaboration of policy-makers, civil society and business leaders. With an estimated 10 million jobs with manufacturing organisations worldwide that cannot be filled today due to a growing skills gap, the report identifies talent as one of the key differentiators that will define the future of the sector. The other top differentiators identified in the report include the strategic use of public policy and the ability to innovate. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Outcomes; Management; Workforce development

Keywords: Skill needs; Employment projection; Trend; Future; Talent management; Workforce planning

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2012

Physical description: 83 p.

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Statement of responsibility: A World Economic Forum report in collaboration with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 108.1568

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