Target Setting

Target Setting is a competency of breaking down the main purpose into SMART targets based on the strategies

Delegation

I use diverse tools and methods, that I have acquired mostly by practicing or learning by doing, during my Assessing, Consulting, Training, Facilitating, Coaching, Mentoring and Advising assignments. I have been speaking live on LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, a randomly picked tool or method from my toolbox for the week at 20:30 Indian Standard Time […]

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Sourcing Strategy

I use diverse tools and methods, that I have acquired mostly by practicing or learning by doing, during my Assessing, Consulting, Training, Facilitating, Coaching, Mentoring and Advising assignments. Dinakar’s Toolbox I have been speaking live on LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, a randomly picked tool or method from my toolbox for the week at 20:30 Indian

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Siamese Twins of Business

The need to regularly inject excitement and liveliness to overcome the inherent monotony is a universal challenge, in what I call the Siamese Twins of Business, “Sales and Production”, the core functions of the Rhythm Chakra. I would compare this to our need to take a break for introspection, occasionally, despite our busy mundane mechanical

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Driving Change

One -on-one Meeting Last week, I had two instances of the leaders I am working with fully convinced to intensify the focus on deep diving, on the one hand to ensure that the defined tasks, process, and activities are performed excellently, and on the other, to ensure thorough data evaluation for problem solving. In both

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Ten Reporting Tips

Just after the COVID19 lockdown, I had written a blog “Quarterly Business Plan” (https://dinakarmurthy.com/2020/07/05/quarterly-business-planning/) and provided a template for the “Quarterly Business Plan Tracker” (https://dinakarmurthy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Deenu_3M_BP_02jul2020.pdf). Reporting should be the basis for all the routine reviews mentioned in this template, so that the reviews or timeouts become effective as I had explained in my blog “Reviews/Timeouts

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Sustainable Problem Solving

Let me start with defining what a problem in the business context is – a problem is a situation when the actual outcome is not meeting the expectations. Problem-solving covers narrowing down the problem, determining the root cause, implementing corrective and preventive actions, so that the problem is killed, and the solution to bridge the

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Manufacturing in India

On the eve of the 72nd Republic Day I compared the development of some macro indicators like Manufacturing share in GDP, monthly change in Industrial Production and the trade balance between Germany and India. It was very clear again to me that the Indian Manufacturing Industry must YESTERDAY, and not today, onwards perform significantly better

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Technology for Excellence

This week, I remembered answering a set of questions during 1995, if I am not wrong, from the book “The Executive’s Guide to Successful MRP II” by Oliver Wight. Our CFO handed over this book and asked me to answer the questions from my perspective to plan out my strategy after I was given the

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