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) 

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 

Post Coronavirus: Uncertainty is Certain

Post Coronavirus: Uncertainty is Certain

The global economy has been in a slowdown for the past 7 quarters. We have slowly but surely felt it in our businesses and occupations. A coronavirus epidemic in the recent quarter has aggravated the global economy further. At first, China. Then, Iran, Russia, Italy, 

Is Excellence a Noun or a Verb?

Is Excellence a Noun or a Verb?

IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award The IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award (IMC RBNQA) for Performance Excellence was established, post-liberalization, in 1995. Liberalization of the Indian economy meant that protective managerial practices in Indian industry were thenceforth dead. RIP. To survive and succeed, industry