Green Crusaders

Green Crusaders

The Alarm Life, as we know it, is on the threshold of catastrophic change. In terms of our environment. In terms of our society. Human beings are responsible for having created this tragedy. In order to atone for our sins, as a first step, we…

How did 93 project teams save over ₹500+ crore?

How did 93 project teams save over ₹500+ crore?

Quality Leader What are the attributes of a Quality Leader?   A proficient quality leader is a trainer, coach, counselor, facilitator and recognizer.   A trainer imparts knowledge to a class full of students, one-to-many.  A coach sharpens specific skills of an individual, one-on-one.  A…

What will our children inherit from this Mumbai Aarey massacre?

What will our children inherit from this Mumbai Aarey massacre?

Financial Management Historically, most organizations have been organized in siloes. These siloes have names: Purchase; Operations; Human Resources Development; Marketing; Accounting; and so on. These silos (functions) are managed with a trilogy of practices: Financial Planning; Financial Control; Financial Improvement. They collectively populate the budget.…

Is Mother Earth your Supplier or Customer?

Is Mother Earth your Supplier or Customer?

A Qualitist Perspective Natural System Our industrial systems are enveloped by the larger systems of nature. Natural resources are a gift from Mother Earth. These include regenerative resources such as forests, croplands, and fisheries; as well as non-regenerative resources such as oil and minerals. Regenerative…

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…

Failures can be contained in the Research & Development stage

Failures can be contained in the Research & Development stage

Product Life Cycle Products have life cycles. The four stages are: Introduction; Growth; Maturity; Decline. In an ideal world, the four stages have equal time. The responsibility for each stage is unique: Introduction: Research & Development Department Growth: Sales & Distribution Department Maturity: Marketing Department…