Proactive Problem Solving: The Art of Finding Problems When there are None

Source: PROBLEMS There are problems of poverty. There are problems of ill health. There are problems of crime and corruption. There are problems of environmental pollution. There are problems of inefficient business processes. There are innumerable problems. It is possible to address each problem […]

What can you do to drive ‘Make in India’?

MAKE IN INDIA is the catalyst for creating jobs in the country. It is the right strategy.   However, for MAKE IN INDIA to happen, it is important that the government deal with the following anticipated challenges: · New factories will require land · New […]

Consultants = Problem Solvers

Management Consultants must be Problem Solvers Management consultants deliver reports. But do they deliver results? Management consultants are a cost to clients. Each should aim to become an asset for the client. These are the fractured equations that mar client-consultant relationships. In the process, clients become cynical about […]

Who Pays for Bad Quality? Is there a Solution?

Nobody is against Quality. Particularly, when you wear the hat of a customer. At a personal level. I would like to remind you that  your purchase department wears the hat of a customer in the eyes of your suppliers. So the basic question is: Does […]

Supplier Solutions. MADE IN INDIA

Companies are recognizing the critical role suppliers play in the success of their own business. If the suppliers’ parts or materials are defective, the ultimate product made by the organization and shipped to the customer will be defective. Besides that, it adds to the company’s […]


MAKE IN INDIA will be a destination of choice only when the outputs MADE IN INDIA are a preferred global choice. It took Japan more than two decades, post the Second World War, to graduate from the Standard for Bad Quality (remember Raj Kapoor’s ‘mera […]