EEF chief exec puts people first in plan for next decade

Phillips, Lucy
January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p13
The article discusses the plans and priorities of Gilbert Toppin, chief executive of the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) in Great Britain for the manufacturers' organisation. His top three priorities were skills, innovation and globalisation, which all have a people component. Toppin said that skills and talent shortages were widespread among the 6,000 member organisations of EEF and that he would like to see manufacturing become a more attractive career option for people leaving education.


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