Performance Excellence: Unlocking the Lockdown

Performance Excellence: Unlocking the Lockdown

Lockdown 5.0 So we have entered Lockdown 5.0. All the assumptions that we had worked with have been neatly buried by the Coronavirus. I realize that I have not been singled out. Coronavirus has been very democratic. Or is the correct word egalitarian? The new…

New Normal – SOS Quality Strategy

New Normal – SOS Quality Strategy

Quality History Once upon a time, Quality was assessed by vegetable and fruit customers, in the market place. They inspected the outputs of Mother Nature, by feel and smell, before purchase. Centuries later, the skilled craftsman seeded a basic concept of Quality. He integrated 100…

Government Proposals – In the land of Mahatma Gandhi

Government Proposals – In the land of Mahatma Gandhi

Manufacture for Defence In 1970, I was introduced to a respected US Economist, in Philadelphia. She was an Advisor to the Government in Washington. The Viet Nam War was in its prime. In a classroom of five students, this dignified lady threw a bombshell: The…

Lockdown Blues: People Make Quality

Lockdown Blues: People Make Quality

The Lockdown Horizon is blurred. The Coronavirus Horizon is distant. Our values, mission and vision require a fresh articulation, or reconfirmation. All is not bad. Through this extended Lockdown, I have learned much. The five key lessons learned by me are: Work From Home (WFH)…

Coronavirus: The Invisible Teacher

Coronavirus: The Invisible Teacher

Data / Information / Knowledge / Wisdom India is in a Lockdown. Citizens are in Coronavirus Cages. For the past month, the print and television media (English, Hindi, and Regional), have been updating the citizens of India with daily data on Coronavirus: Reported Cases; Active…

Post-Coronavirus:  Love Mother Earth and Society

Post-Coronavirus: Love Mother Earth and Society

Coronavirus Lockdown The lockdown has been extended to a fluidic 30 April. This was the firm sentiment of most of the Chief Ministers. Districts with zero cases may be allowed to begin industrial activity, in stages. This was the view of most of the Health…