Engineering Projects

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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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Stakeholder Expectations

Last week I had written the blog “The dream of any company” on the proven path, seemingly ideal, taken by world class companies in consistently creating value to its stakeholders. This week, I will explain how we have been helping our clients develop a common understanding of the expectations of their stakeholders using doHow®, our

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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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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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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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