DUBAI WE LEARN

DUBAI WE LEARN

Benchmarking for Best Practices ISO 9001 is the Foundation Once upon a time we were introduced to Quality Management Systems. ISO 9001 Quality Standard to be precise. Quality Management is about the Juran Trilogy: Quality Planning: To set the standard for our processes, based on…

Who are the Indian Benchmarks for Performance Excellence?

Who are the Indian Benchmarks for Performance Excellence?

Performance Excellence Over the past three decades, Quality Management has matured from Process Excellence to Performance Excellence. The parallel is the quality of a solo musician versus the collective performance of an orchestra. Crescendo! The results of Performance Excellence are a rainbow of: Corporate governance…

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…

Employees – The Only Appreciating Asset

Employees – The Only Appreciating Asset

Employees – Our Biggest Asset We all acknowledge that our employees are our biggest asset. I would like to add that employees are the only asset of an organization that appreciate in value. Particularly, in a learning organization. So in a turbulent business environment, why…

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…

Mahatma Gandhi walked his talk

Mahatma Gandhi walked his talk

Organizations must have a mission. A mission that articulates the purpose of your existence. Mahatma Gandhi had a mission…… Improving the quality of life for Indian citizens. Organizations must have a vision.  A snapshot, authored by the leadership team, of what they collectively wish the…