How to Pole Vault to Quality 4.0?

How to Pole Vault to Quality 4.0?

Quality Once upon a time we had craftsmen. In India. In Egypt. These craftsmen had Quality in their DNA. They understood customer needs and built Quality into the design of products and the related processes; as well as worked through the processes in a state…

Green Crusaders

Green Crusaders

The Alarm Life, as we know it, is on the threshold of catastrophic change. In terms of our environment. In terms of our society. Human beings are responsible for having created this tragedy. In order to atone for our sins, as a first step, we…

Is Mother Earth your Supplier or Customer?

Is Mother Earth your Supplier or Customer?

A Qualitist Perspective Natural System Our industrial systems are enveloped by the larger systems of nature. Natural resources are a gift from Mother Earth. These include regenerative resources such as forests, croplands, and fisheries; as well as non-regenerative resources such as oil and minerals. Regenerative…

Dear PM, HM, FM……

Dear PM, HM, FM……

Auto Industry About three months back, the Indian auto industry had been admitted to (and still is in) the ICU of Hindustan Hospital. Apart from auto manufacturers, their suppliers and dealers are also in ICUs across the country. It is worth noting that our auto…

Failures can be contained in the Research & Development stage

Failures can be contained in the Research & Development stage

Product Life Cycle Products have life cycles. The four stages are: Introduction; Growth; Maturity; Decline. In an ideal world, the four stages have equal time. The responsibility for each stage is unique: Introduction: Research & Development Department Growth: Sales & Distribution Department Maturity: Marketing Department…

Performance Excellence Foundation…..for Start-ups

Performance Excellence Foundation…..for Start-ups

Start-ups Characteristics The Quality Management Practices of the quiet past are inadequate for the stormy present. Start-ups have a new glossary for management. Amongst others, long-term is defined as 1000 days, and product life cycle as 100 days. In fact, even traditional organizations have to…