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Automotive: What your C-suite peers are doing to tackle their top 5 challenges

what c-suite executives are saying about today's challenges

Around the world, Proudfoot executives engage weekly with leading Chief Executives to share views on challenges impacting their business.

We collect and analyze this data for firsthand insight into business conditions companies are currently experiencing, and the approaches and initiatives they are pursuing as they respond to these conditions.


Top five challenges for 2016

Growth concerns continue as the main challenge, in part fueled by a renewed consumer spending that is keeping sales afloat. Talent challenges such as turnover, skills development and availability are increasingly becoming more important.


top five challenges in automotive according to c-suite executives



How is the C-suite primarily responding to these common challenges?   

what c-suite executives are doing in automotive



What initiatives are companies utilizing to address these challenges?

The top focus on EFFICIENCY remains unchanged. However, there has been an intensified effort on asset utilization, which includes productivity of people, processes, machinery, materials, and tools. Cost reduction programs have lost priority after two years ranking in second place.

top five initatives automotive c-suite executives are doing



What we are hearing from industry peers

what c-suite executives around the world are saying



Do we see these tendencies globally?

When data is split between emerging and developed markets, it's interesting to see how our rankings differ.


how we see automotive challenges around the world



Introducing the Proudfoot C-Suite Peer REPORT

To help shed light on the answers to these questions and others, Proudfoot market and account leaders around the globe interact weekly with C-level Executives from large and mid-market companies to discuss major issues, trends, and drivers and to share insights.

Proudfoot’s new C-Suite Peer Review integrates research, facts, ideas, and provocative questions as an exploration into the growth pursuit and represents an ongoing dialogue we’re having across our client base and the industry. The Review series captures and communicates knowledge and experience from our ongoing engagements in the sector, and integrates insights gained from our immersion in industry forums and research.


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