Friday, August 17, 2018
The term PDCA abbreviating to Plan-Do-Check-Act is quite well known, and the presence of a similar acronym PDSA has raised a number of questions. PDSA stands for Plan-Do-Study-Act. PDCA and PDSA are one and the same. Dr.Deming...
Deming cycle is popularly known as the PDCA cycle, and the acronym stands for Plan-Do-Check-Act. It is an iterative cycle which guarantees improvements for the activity it has been applied to. Dr. William Edwards Deming is...
It is a common practice these days to rate people in a bell curve. The explanation is quite straightforward – employees’ performance is compared with peers and a relative rating is dished out. Is it...
Oh there is a problem alright. And it starts with the fact that you have a boss, peer or project team member who is completely in denial about the chaos that is all around them....
An organization can feel the pulse of its processes and activities performed through audits. Even organizations that are not-so-mature rely on audits to get a feel for where things stand. I will write an elaborate article...
No, that is not an error. This story is called ‘The Price of Right’; not to be confused with the game show, ‘The Price is Right’. What is ‘The Price of Right’? It is that toll...
Everything was fine, or so you thought. Out of the blue one of your team members just snapped. This was really surprising since this person is generally easy going, friendly, people oriented and very accommodating....
What is the secret or behind the scenes actions that transforms great ideas into world-class products? Innovation and strategy play a definite part until realization, but what takes it through, making it better by the...