Kaizen Response to COVID Challenge – Improve Productivity Rapidly!

Today's challenges The general market conditions are not conductive now. The industrial world has come to a standstill, and the future of the economy is unpredictable as of now. I am not sure whether the strategies for the VUCA world can come to our protection, as this pandemic is posing unprecedented challenges and troubles. Let us discuss how Kaizen can help to fight the COVID challenges. The manufacturing companies are facing typical challenges ahead. No one is sure about their...

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மனத் தடைகளைத் தாண்டி சிறந்த நிறுனவங்களை உருவாக்குவோம்

CSense - Getting Out of the Maze Book - LS Kannan

சிறந்த நிறுனவங்களை உருவாக்குவோம் 2020ல் நம் இந்தியா வல்லமை மிக்க நாடாகத் திகழவேண்டும் என்பது 20 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன் விதைக்கப்பட்ட கனவு. ஆனால் இன்றும் அந்த ஆண்டைத்தான் தள்ளிப்போட்டுக் கொண்டிருக்கிறோம். இன்றும் அந்த ஆண்டு நிர்ணயிக்கப் படவில்லை என்றே தோன்றுகிறது. ஒரு சமுதாயத்தின் வளர்ச்சி, பெரும்பங்கு அதன் விவசாய மற்றும் தொழில் வளர்ச்சியை சார்ந்தே அமையும். தொழில் வளர்ச்சி, முன்னேற்றம் இதைப்பற்றிப் பேசியவுடன், நாம் கண்முன் வருவது, வளர்ச்சியடைந்த – மேற்கத்திய நாடுகள் மற்றும் அவற்றின் தொழில்துறை. நாம் அவர்களைப் போல் வளர வேண்டும்; அந்த நாட்டில் இருப்பதுபோல் மிகப் பெரிய நிறுவனங்களை உருவாக்க வேண்டும் என்பது தான். இதில் ஒரு தவறும் இல்லை. ஆனால், அவர்களைப் போல் வளர நாம் அவர்களைப்...

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Are you calculating your process quality with this wrong Cpk Formula?

I came across a common mistake of using Long Term Sigma to calculate Cpk. Just wanted to elaborate and clarify.   Click here to read the full article

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The Principles of Kaizen

The Origin of Operational Excellence - Part 20 When we descend from the philosophy to action - we need some guiding principles. That's what I discussed in this article - The Principles of Kaizen! Click here to read the full article

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Possible to transform a business in 5 Days?

The Origin of Operational Excellence - Part 21 What makes a Kaizen Workshop successful and thrilling? Sharing my thoughts and learning on Kaizen Workshops - the practice of Rapid Improvement. Click here to read the full article

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 Kaizen Problem Solving and How is it Different from that of Six Sigma?

The Origin of Operational Excellence: Part 22 Sharing my thoughts and experiences on the Practice of Kaizen Problem Solving, reasons for its high-impact results and how this approach is different from that of Six Sigma. Click here to read the full article

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Why organisations need suggestions from Workforce, despite having Managers?

Origin of Operational Excellence: Part 23 In this final article on Kaizen, I discuss the need for suggestion systems in an organisation, how to improve the flow of valid suggestions and who is responsible for a successful suggestion system. Click here to read the full article

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Kaizen Workshop

CSense Kaizen Workshop

KAIZEN WORKSHOP Culture Building Engagement The Philosophy Kaizen – meaning change towards betterment, in essence, gradual improvement.  The belief is that major improvements are possible through small and incremental changes. Unlike other improvement-events, these workshops are known for small and gradual changes leading to breakthrough results. The Culture Developing an organisational culture based on 3 principles, viz., Process Approach: What is happening (effect) is the outcome of processes (cause), System Thinking: Seeing the bigger picture and understanding everything as part of a...

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Systematic Problem-Solving

CSense Systematic Problem Solving

Systematic Problem-Solving What is Problem-solving? A Problem When there is a gap between our expectations and reality, we feel unhappy – which is a “Problem”. This is how a deviation from the specification, a failure to meet timelines, etc., become our problems. A problem could be defined as “the gap between our expectations and actual state or observation”. From the gap analogy, we also understand that as the gap increases, our suffering gets intensified. Problem-solving A fundamental part of every...

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