Problem Solving

OT to ICU Gurney Race

Lateral thinking, not a siloed approach, holds the key to the most creative solutions. This article appeared in Indian Management, October, 2017. ASEAN has extraordinary hospital facilities, in a few cities. Some could qualify as global benchmarks. The reputations of these hospitals are further reinforced […]

The Drunk and the Ugly

A robust quality management process should actively identify and address hidden issues to prevent crises. This article appeared in Indian Management, September, 2017. Quality management involves problem solving. This is very akin to the problems solved by the Fire Departments in our cities. A couple […]

Transform Your Future & Your Company’s: The same way!

Become an architect of your future. How? Identify the challenges standing between you and your dream. Define these challenges. Don’t run away from these defined challenges. Systematically diagnose these challenges. Then design solutions to overcome the challenges. Finally, implement the solutions. Yes, implement the solutions at […]

Facilitators: New-age Ghostbusters

The Merchant & The Guru Once upon a time a guru was confronted by a frustrated merchant burdened with many personal and trade problems. The merchant asked the guru: “Why have I been singled out with this enormous burden?” After several minutes of silence, the guru […]

Jobs for Graduates: Easier to find water in a desert

The Barren Desert Here are two statements from an article that appeared in The Times of India on 2 August, 2014: • Half of B-school seats go empty • Students who refused seats have cited poor placement and high fees as two of the prime […]

Our National Pastime: Problems

Problems…Here. There. Everywhere Think of a real life problem you would really like to see solved. Here are a few to stimulate your thinking: • Starvation in India, in spite of food wastage • Dependence on monsoons for water supply, resulting in water cuts • […]