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Unformatted text preview: been a serious issue for years, which
begs the question, what must be done differently in order to achieve the results necessary to be effective, especially in the face of growing global
competition? The talent challenges facing U.S. manufacturers are, to some extent, illustrative of the challenges facing a
host of industries worldwide. As such, understanding the factors contributing to this performance-threatening skills gap is instructive.>> Manufacturing sector in crisis-Lowest it’s been in 3 years
REXRODE, Business writer for the Associated Press, 7-2-2012 (Christina, Stocks mixed as American
manufacturing slows,July 2, 2012, https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#inbox/1384a6ec3249a4b2, July 2,
(Stocks struggled to stay out of the red in quiet holiday-week trading after a trade group said American manufacturing shrank in June
for the first time in almost three years. The Dow Jones industrial average was higher in early trading but fell after the manufacturing
report came out at 10 a.m. EDT and never recovered. It finished down 8.70 points at 12,871.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 and the Nasdaq
composite index both finished slightly higher after...
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