Performance Excellence

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 […]

CLIMATE CHANGE: Tomorrow is Today

CLIMATE CHANGE: Tomorrow is Today

Collective Responsibility There is no organization that can claim immunity from the destructive effects of a changing climate. The same holds true for individuals too. Who is responsible for the changing climate? We all are. Organizations, as well as individuals. In the words of Bittu […]

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 […]

Performance Excellence: An Elixir for Greater Profit Margins

Performance Excellence: An Elixir for Greater Profit Margins

We all need to adopt a Performance Excellence model in our respective organizations / institutions, for survival and success. This is a fact. Not an opinion. Performance Excellence, as explained in the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award Model is all about delighting customers, employees, […]

Pray for things to get worse.  Leaders will ultimately understand COPQ.

Pray for things to get worse. Leaders will ultimately understand COPQ.

Our sales are not happening. Sad. And we are making a loss. Even more sad. People are losing jobs. Now, that is a crisis. Five decades back, I was taught by eminent economists that the backbone of the Indian economy is manufacture for defence and […]

Performance Excellence: Leaders are Accountable & Managers are Responsible

Performance Excellence: Leaders are Accountable & Managers are Responsible

The Performance Excellence Criteria for the Malcolm Baldrige Model has an admirable logic. This logic is traceable to the teachings of Dr W Edwards Deming. In India, the  IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award (based on the Baldrige) has an impressive track record. Over 150 […]