Information Technology

Information Technology is a function for continually optimizing and automating the business processes in a company

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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Swim Lane Diagram

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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Ten Reporting Tips

Just after the COVID19 lockdown, I had written a blog “Quarterly Business Plan” ( and provided a template for the “Quarterly Business Plan Tracker” ( 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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