Best Practices: Where are they?

Best Practices: Where are they?

The term Best Practices is used widely. This is an area of concern. Is a Best Practice a minimum requirement? Or an average? Or is it a benchmark? I belong to the Global Benchmarking Network, founded by Dr Robert Camp, the Benchmarking Guru. For us, 

MAKE IN INDIA: Focus on Quality Ratings

MAKE IN INDIA: Focus on Quality Ratings

Make in India For survival and success, we need to Make In India. This is an axiom. Make in India is applicable to manufacturing and service organizations, including healthcare and education. At a macro level, every organization has three key functions: Purchasing, Operations, Marketing. The 

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 

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 Lockdown: How to Survive?

Post Lockdown: How to Survive?

Employees an Asset Post lockdown, the singular aim of every organization will be SURVIVAL. Large, big, and small. In manufacturing and services. In other words, will we be able to service our fixed costs? At an individual level (assuming you have a job), the burning 

Post Lockdown: A Leadership Compass

Post Lockdown: A Leadership Compass

The writing is on the wall. Globally. Post lockdown, we will enter a new world. As did Alice in Wonderland. This will include every Alex too. Navigating this new world will be leaders – none of whom have experienced a similar crisis. A World War