Engineering is a function for developing both the product/service and process of producing and delivering the same

Utilisation and Overall Equipment Effectiveness

I remember preparing the “Machine Utilisation File” in the 1980s for every new machine commissioned by me as a manufacturing engineer. My job was to track the utilisation of this newly commissioned machine till it achieved 75% of 24 hours. The formula was very simple – Planned Cycle Time multiplied with Good Quantity Produced divided […]

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Mastering ten challenges to sustainable progress

In December 2012, after 26 years of an enriching Corporate Career, I decided to start my Entrepreneurship Career, with a dream of Creating Exceptional Leaders and World Class Companies. Instead of leveraging my acknowledged expertise in world class manufacturing and branding myself as a Lean, TPM, ToC, SPC, KT, 8D, MBO, BSC, MIS, ERP or

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Planning and Committing in a VUCA World

I am sure many of you would have heard the statement “Planning is our biggest problem”. Now that the demand is slowly picking up, in many companies, especially the smaller ones, planning seems to be an unsurmountable problem. As I started writing this blog, I remembered one of my many exceptional bosses, Mr Böhmler, telling

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Dozen Success Factors

Now that I have completed developing the doHow® Business Excellence APP based on the success factors, I observed, in those companies that continued to thrive through Covid19, I am starting my weekly blogs. I must state that all the companies with or without these success factors suffered substantially from Covid19, while those practicing these dozen

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Continual Learning System

The core of any management system is efficiency and control, which can be achieved by continual learning. Before getting into continual learning, let me explain the fundamental control system which has four phases. Algorithm or Plan Phase: During this phase an understanding is established between the cause and effect for identifying the drivers and levers

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Decision Analysis

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 using doHow® for Inspirational Persuasion. I have been speaking live on LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, a randomly picked leadership or management tool or method from my toolbox

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