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10 essential Lean Construction Tools

Piyush Pandey 2017-03-23

Construction projects generally see a cost overrun caused due to poor cash flow, problems in logistics, materials, delay in clearances and adverse natural/social/political environment. These projects ...
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Vision to Reality

Piyush 2017-02-22

Way back in 1960, a dignified non-white gentleman was tasked to skipper a cricket team that comprised players like Sobers, Hunte, Kanhai, Solomon, Butcher, Wesley Hall among others. It was the first t...
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Kaizen in Office

Yogesh Vaghani 2017-01-17

In my last article, Kaizen in everyday life, I’d shared that one of the most notable features of Kaizen is that big results come from many small changes accumulated over time. By implementing Kai...
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Hatred for waste

Yogesh Vaghani 2016-12-09

The American poet and Nobel laureate T S Eliot wrote a long epic poem, ' The wasteland.' It's considered to be a masterpiece in world literature. Here I'm quoting a passage from this poem that focuses...
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Personal Excellence – Laxman Gole and “Gandhigiri”

Piyush 1010-05-20

Watch the Video on Laxmans Interview by IBN7 Networks Jindagi Live Click on the link below. Laxman Gole on Youtube Mahatma Gandhi - Personal Excellence Dear Friends, As Kabir aptly ...
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Mahatma Gandhi’s long-forgotten diary recovered

Piyush 2010-07-29

Mahatma Gandhi’s diary written during the year of Indian Independence and held till recently under private possession will soon be open for public viewing at the National Archives, New Delhi. The...
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Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal marks 65th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-09-17

Carrying a replica of an atom bomb with a slogan ‘No Bomb – Save Earth’, more than 3,000 students led the peace march to commemorate the Hiroshima Day here and pledged to work towards peace and ...
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Gandhi Parikrama for Global Peace

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-01-27

  A seven member team from GANDHI PARIKRAMA FOR GLOBAL PEACE visited to Agakhan Palace on 17th January, 2011. They were in city to spread the massage of global peace and communal harmony the...
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Reformative aspects of Criminal Jurisprudence Program held at Hubli, Karnataka on 28th Feb. 2011

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-03-04

Prisoner’s Reformation Initiative, a contrivance of Bombay SarvodayMandal, Mumbai and Karnataka State Law University, Hubli, invited Mr. Laxman Gole of Vedzen Institute to talk on “Gandhian Values...
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“Kaizen” – Book written by Mr Vishwas Fadtare

Piyush 2014-02-04

Courtesy “Prabhat”, Pune City Edition, 2nd Feb, 2014, Page 4 ...
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Jeevan Ke Liye Suvichaar

Piyush 2010-07-27

If someone speaks to you with anger; pour the soothing waters of love on the fire. To understand something you need knowledge but to feel it, you need experience. If you are alone, you have no v...
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7 easy tips to be happy in life

Piyush 2010-07-28

-never be late! -don’t cheat! -live simple! -expect little! -work more! -always smile! -never break good relations. ...
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Hindu Rituals and Routines

Piyush 2010-08-13

Hindu Rituals and Routines Why do we follow them?     Hindu Rituals and Routines Why do we follow them? Why do we……. 1.Why do we light a lamp? 2. Why do we have a...
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Voice of Love

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-10-25

I will offer criticism to the performance and encouragement to the performer. Voice of Love The complexity of man is that he needs an image, as well as a reflection. A leader succeeds o...
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Make your day at Work perfect!!

Piyush 2014-02-11

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice – Mahatma Gandhi A...
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Remembering our Gurus on Teachers Day

Piyush 2014-09-05

Today is Teachers day! All of us have been students at some stage of our life and have benefited from our teachers. Celebration of Teachers’ Day is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to pay ...
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Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti – Swach Bharat Abhiyaan

Piyush 2014-10-02

Today is Gandhi Jayanti! 2nd October is celebrated all around the world to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. Today we pay our reverence with a sense of gratitude to Gandhiji ...
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Less is MORE

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-09-10

Know what you need to know LIGHTING SYSTEM • Many automatic devices can help in saving energy used in lighting. Consider employing infrared sensors, motion sensors, automatic timers, dimmers a...
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Spiritual Cleaning through Cleaning up the Natural Resources

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-09-17

Guru gyan   Time to go green! They have driven the masses on the spiritual and the social path, but nowadays spiritual leaders are increasingly assuming the role of environmentalists and...
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‘Gandhiji changed my life’

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-12-21

on 10th December, Human Rights Day, Mr. Gole was invited by Karnataka State Law University to share his life experience regarding Gandhiji’s autobiography with Gulbaraga central’s prison...
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LAXMAN GOLE’s New Innings with Vedzen

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-12-23

LAXMAN GOLE, CORPORATE CONSULTANT PAST CRIME: ASSAULT, EXTORTION AND HALF-MURDERS  Once booked under 18 cases, it would be hard to believe what’s become of Laxman Gole today. A Gha...
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Closing the Human Potential Gap

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-12-27

Closing the Human Potential Gap Only a third of workers feel fully engaged in their work. Leaders must rethink how they motivate and reward employees and tap into their passions By Alaina L...
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The Real Sangam on reels that enchod Gadhian Chord

Sanat Sankrityayan 2010-12-29

On January 19, 2010 Mr. Laxman Gole was invited for ‘Road to Sangam’ audio launch in Mumbai. it was an example every personality development school, reform organization or jails should have record...
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Swami Vivekanand’s Thought

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-01-25

  “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea...
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an initiative on social transformation through Gandhian Principles

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-02-08

Report on Project Parivartan – an initiative on social transformation through Gandhian Principles Laxman Gole of Vedzen Institute did a Gandhi orientation program at Maher Ashram this Sunday, ...
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Case Study Competition at LKM GO 2015

Piyush 2014-11-04

Hello Friends, I take the privilege, on behalf of Vedzen Institute and DCCIA Pune, of inviting you to present a case study at the Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners 2015. Nothing is more satisfy...
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Schedule – Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners 2015

Piyush 2014-11-21

Schedule – LKM GO 2015 For more details write to us: ppp@vedzen.com ...
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Keynote Speakers at Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners 2015

Piyush 2014-12-15

Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners 2015 is just a month away! Keynote Speakers are the highlight of the Mela. On 9th January, the Mela would start with hands on reflections from the Industry Leader...
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Honorary Judges at Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners 2015

Piyush 2014-12-26

Honorary Judges at Lean Kaizen Mela Gemba Owners Dr Sanjeevani Gogawale   #1  Dr. Sanjeevani Sadashiv Gogawale zeninternationalsystems@gmail.com Director, Swaraj Educati...
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Lean Kaizen Mela – The Holistic Way

Piyush 2010-04-28

Ah! Are we out of the clouds? Gradually, we can see the shine. The clouds of recession are parting and giving way to a better and prosperous 2010. Value of and for the Customer Adversity is the be...
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Convention on Lean Leadership

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-04-09

Dear All, It is a pleasure to know about you and your interest in Lean Kaizen and other World Class ManufacturingPractices. Vedzen Institute (headed by Mr. Yogesh Vaghan...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2011 – The Event

Piyush 2011-06-23

This year’s Lean Kaizen Mela was held at Hotel Four Points by Sheraton, Viman Nagar. The theme of the VIIth Lean Kaizen Mela was Lean Leadership. The event was attended by various eminent trainer...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2012 hailed as resounding success among the Lean Thinkers community

Sanat Sankrityayan 2012-06-26

The Lean Kaizen Mela’2012 was hailed as a resounding success by all who attended the event last week. LKM was held on June 22nd and 23rd in Pune at the Suzlon Learning Centre “One E...
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Lean Kaizen Mela For Gemba Owners (Front line Members)

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-12-17

Every year we organize Lean Kaizen Mela (LKM) where Lean Leaders come together and share their experiences, the underlying motto is to share, learn and grow together. This year, Vedzen Institu...
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Lean Kaizen Mela for Gemba Owners 2014

Piyush 2014-01-25

Lean Kaizen Mela for Gemba Owners organized by Vedzen Institute in collaboration with Deccan Chamber of commerce Industries and Agriculture Pune was held at Suzlon Excellence Academy, Pune on...
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Xth Lean Kaizen Mela 2014

Piyush 2014-05-15

I am really inspired to take this initiative on Lean Kaizen and announce our three-day national Seminar on Operational Excellence practices across India, called Lean Kaizen Mela. In the true spirit of...
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Case Study Competition at Lean Kaizen Mela 2015

Piyush 2015-04-27

XIth Lean Kaizen Mela 2054 Date: 18th & 19th June, 2015  Hello Friends, I take the privilege, on behalf of Vedzen Institute and DCCIA Pune, of inviting you to present a cas...
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Lean-Kaizen Transformation at Hospital

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-02-04

Lean-Kaizen Transformation at Hospitals Introduction & the scope Lean is a management philosophy that incorporates world’s best analytical methods and problem solving tools to weed out the...
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Lean Kaizen in Construction

Piyush 2010-09-03

A nation’s development potential is directly proportional to the infrastructure’s capacity. The construction capability is thus an imminent propeller of nation’s growth. By being better at Const...
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Lean Construction Excellence

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-12-20

Lean Construction Excellence A New Management Philosophy A nation’s development potential is directly proportional to the infrastructure’s capacity. The construction capability is thus an immin...
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The Traditional Method Vs. The Last Planner

Piyush 2014-01-16

The Last Planner is a lean based project planning and management system. The Last Planner was developed by Glenn Ballard and Greg Howell. The introduction of the Last Planner has brough...
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Construction Majors take 5 “S” seriously!

Sanat Sankrityayan 2014-09-23

India is living a different dream these days. We are living for the good days, creating landmarks by doing things and getting to the execution faster. All businesses are gearing up for the “Make I...
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Benefits of implementing lean manufacturing in India.

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-07-24

lean manufacturing in India. Every organization / industry (Small, medium and large) in India are fighting to survive in today’s highly competitive global economy. Manufacturing has not brou...
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Lean Certification Course

Piyush 2010-05-21

Vedzen Institute, Pune, India in collaboration with  Deccan Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture Pune     &     Ness Wadia College of Commer...
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Invitation to Lean Leadership Workshop #August 9th, 2014 #Topic – Lean Six Sigma

Piyush 2014-07-24

 Lean Six Sigma – Strategy for Quality Excellence Collaboration of the two most powerful business improvement concepts  Vedzen Institute in collaboration with DCCIA Pune presents t...
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Successful Workshop on Lean Six Sigma – Strategy for Quality Excellence

Piyush 2014-08-22

Lean Six Sigma – Strategy for Quality Excellence Collaboration of the two most powerful business improvement concepts Vedzen Institute in collaboration with DCCIA Pune presented the workshop, ...
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Invitation to Workshop on Creating Pull for Flexibility

Piyush 2014-08-22

 Pull System Pull system can be defined as in manufacturing can be defined by as one in which items are produced “only as demanded for use, or to replace those taken for use.”  P...
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Report on Creating Pull for Flexibility Workshop

Piyush 2014-09-15

Workshop on Creating Pull for Flexibility held on 13th September, 2014 The sixth session of the Lean Leadership Workshop on Creating Pull for Flexibility was held at H...
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Workshop on Value Stream Mapping

Piyush 2015-02-17

Workshop on Value Stream Mapping Lean Leadership Workshop 2014 12th April 14, 2014 The first session of the Lean Leadership Workshop on Value Stream Mapping was held at Hotel Aurora Towe...
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Workshop on Zero Breakdown through My Machine

Piyush 2015-02-17

Zero Breakdown through My Machine, 10th May 2014 The third session of the Lean Leadership Workshop on Zero Breakdown through My Machine was held at Hotel Aurora Towers on 10th&n...
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Workshop on Lean Layout for Effective Workplace Excellence

Piyush 2015-02-17

Workshop on  Lean Layout for Effective Workplace Excellence Lean Leadership Workshop – Report Dt: May 24th, 2014 The fourth Lean Leadership Workshop on “Lean Layout...
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Workshop on Creating Pull for Flexibility

Piyush 2015-02-17

Workshop on Creating Pull for Flexibility Lean Leadership Workshop 2014 12th April 14, 2014 The sixth session of the Lean Leadership Workshop on Creating Pull for Fle...
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The Problems and Solutions of MSME

Sanat Sankrityayan 2016-06-10

Micro, small and medium size enterprises or MSMEs contribute substantially to the growth of national economy. MSME`S contribution towards, investment, employment generation, GDP, production etc., in e...
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KAIZEN WORKSHOP (Yagna)

Piyush 2010-04-29

A focused collective approach towards World Class The Kaizen Workshop is a five day intensive workshop focused on making improvements by surfacing hidden problems‚ finding solutions for them throug...
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VEDZEN INSTITUTE

Piyush 2010-04-29

Vedzen Institute is a corporate body formed to hand-hold clients in their pursuit of business excellence, to promote lean thinking and a culture of World Class Excellence in all walks of Life. Vedz...
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WHO ARE WE?

Piyush 2010-04-29

We are a Group of Practitioners with “Hands-on” Production and Management Experience in implementing WCM in India, and overseas specializing in Japanese production techniques such as JIT / SMED / ...
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Interview of the Kaizen Master Masaki Imai

Piyush 2010-05-27

THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009 Interview of the Kaizen Master Masaki Imai The 73-year-old mind of Masaaki Imai runs razor sharp belying the frailty of his small frame. He talks with sincere conviction, p...
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POWER OF GEMBA & DIGNITY OF LABOUR

Piyush 2010-05-27

POWER OF GEMBA & DIGNITY OF LABOUR We recently conducted a Gemba Waste Workshop at a multinational corportion for middle and senior managers. Identifying waste in the Gemba has been the most po...
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TPM Training for Workers

Piyush 2010-07-17

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Quality won’t happen overnight: Masaki Imai

Piyush 2010-08-07

 Quality won’t happen overnight: Masaki Imai Dileep Athavale | TNN  Pune...
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Operational Excellence through Lean Six Sigma

Piyush 2010-08-24

COME LEARN SHARE Hands on Introduction Training on Lean Six Sigma …by practitioners   Lean Six Sigma, a relatively well-known approach for achieving operational excellence, can,...
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Quality Revolution

Sanat Sankrityayan 2014-05-13

    Deming Prize Winners You may also vist http://www.juse.or.jp/e/deming/95/ for complete list   India &n...
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Quality Revolution – 1

Sanat Sankrityayan 2014-05-13

Japan Quality Medal Winners     Japan Quality Medal Winners From India           ...
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5 “S” Excellence Award

Sanat Sankrityayan 2014-05-13

 Introduction to 5S Excellence Awards n Framework for Building Competitiveness 2014 ...
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5 books on Transforming an Organisation

Piyush 2015-10-28

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. –Henry David Thoreau I quite agree with Thoreau as I never miss a chance to read a good book. But I must also agree...
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The choice is yours!

Piyush 2014-11-11

“Yes Sir, the Boss is always right”, said an employee leaving his boss’s cabin. I overheard the remark as the door opened while I was waiting to meet the boss during a recent visit to an organis...
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Do we need more of ‘successful’ people?

Piyush 2014-11-24

Found this quote in a blog… Do we need more of ‘successful’ people? The planet does not need more ‘successful people.’ The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers...
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RPA: Responsibility Precedes Authority

Piyush 2015-11-25

Most of us are craving to get authority and power as much as possible and as early as possible however we forget that responsibility precedes authority. We want to enjoy the fruits of power but he...
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Workshop on Lean Six Sigma

Piyush 2015-02-17

Lean Leadership Workshop 2014 Workshop on Lean Six Sigma – Strategy for Quality Excellence Collaboration of the two most powerful business improvement concepts Vedzen Institute in collab...
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Inventory Management through Kanban

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-03-06

Clients have become more demanding from the Consultants. All Lean Calculations have to be very precise as well as dynamic. It must be uniform too, so that whoever is at the desk can do the review and ...
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Breaking the barriers of Communication

Piyush 2015-03-06

A good start is half the battle won. The adage is quite true about communication too! Communication is a dynamic process where one becomes able to share information and ideas meaningfully. The...
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Safety – for the sake of doing it!

Piyush 2015-03-28

Been brought up in an industrial town of Rourkela where Steel products are manufactured, I could see the city observing a culture of safety. Industries keep operations safe through HIRA, FMEA, Alarms,...
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Report On Value Stream Mapping Workshop

Piyush 2015-04-09

Held on : 4th April, 2015 Venue: Suzlon Excellence Academy, Hadapsar, Pune Presenters: 1 Mr Yogesh Vaghani, Principal Practitioner and Chairman, Vedzen Institute & ...
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Musings of a Process Practitioner

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-04-10

As an MBA aspirant, I was asked about what I would like to study. I said Business. But the reality of the Indian education structure is such that I ended up studying one of the streams, Human Resource...
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Keynote Speaker & Guests at XI Lean Kaizen Mela

Piyush 2015-07-01

XI Lean Kaizen Mela Venue: Hotel Radisson Blu, Kharadi, Pune Date: 16-17th July, 2015 Keynote Speakers are the highlight of the Mela. On 16th July, the Mela would start with hands on ref...
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Study Visit To Burckhardt Compression, Pune

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-11-09

I recently visited their factory in Kondhapuri, near Ranjangaon, Pune. It was a fabulous experience, as it exposed me to a transformation that was led by people. I was guided through the tran...
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Benefits Of Implementing 5”S” In Office

Piyush 2015-11-09

Last Friday, I entered my office stores along with one of my colleagues to do a random inventory check of the items to be replenished. This is a routine activity where I dedicate an hour every Friday ...
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5 Blogs You Should Read This Month

Piyush 2015-11-09

Hello Friends, The purpose of this newsletter is to publish relevant and latest articles and reading material for those who are in pursuit of excellence. 1.  AIMA blogs - http://aimabl...
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Lean Construction – Debunking the Myths

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-12-28

Lean Construction is about concentrating on identification, reduction and elimination of non-value adding activities of any construction flow. It is a focused approach on eradicating the conventi...
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Achieving Greatness – doing small tasks and duties

Piyush 2015-12-28

One fine day, an employee, Mr X walked up to his Manager and asked him about his job for the day. The Manager took him to a nearby river and said, “You have to cross the river without using the brid...
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Ruminations from a Construction Site

Sanat Sankrityayan 2016-01-15

Can one person handle execution monitoring and inspection of 21 tasks at 21 different floors and done by 21 different contractors with different material and team strength and assure all Quality Work ...
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Cleanliness: A lifetime mission

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-10-21

Haath jhaadu le buhari, kar saaf sarkhail Par buhari so age saaf chaubare mail ~ Chheetswami (Take a broom and clean the deep-seated vices (sarkhail)/ But before that, you had better clean your sur...
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Dignity of labour

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‘Karyestu karm vadanti anupasthita vargam sarvarth priyam prananti’ (One who works without discrimination and distinction is loved by all) – Matsya Puraan  ‘No task is small, petty ...
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Place for Everything and everything in its place

Piyush 2014-12-31

A Place for everything and everything in its place, that’s everything about getting organized. From the point you start your day to the time you take to the pillows, we do multiple things, sm...
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We are missionaries of Change!

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-04-10

The first implementation assignment that my Guru performed under his revered Guru was “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” for Titan Tanishq and the inherent learning was “practice before you p...
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The Goal – from day-dreaming to awakening

Piyush 2015-04-10

Life is indeed a serious business. Put yourself in Alex’s shoes and you’ll find out. So, who’s Alex, never heard of him! A cricketer, a star, a politician… want to know who is Alex Rogo! ...
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A note on Implementing Lean Kaizen

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-08-25

Lean Kaizen is a management philosophy quite different from the traditional; indeed it is not just a philosophy but a complete way of life. To understand this, is to understand the vital role of ‘wa...
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Case Study On Furniture Industry

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-11-09

Learning to See (Muda, Mura, Muri) to transform the Value Addition we do. Value Stream Mapping is also known as Learning to See, it is the title of a book where John Shook described about...
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Study visit to Mahle Behr India, Pune

Piyush 2015-12-28

Rome was not built in a day and neither was Delhi. It takes gargantuan efforts, people and time to build cities of such proportions. Likewise, building a great organisation takes a collective effort. ...
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Quality Circle Forum of India Pune Chapter – 44th Mini Convention

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-02-16

QCFI – 44th Mini Convention and Valedictory Function Feb 12, 2011 – 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm at QCFI, Pune Chapter, Bhosari MIDC, Pune   Mr. Yogesh Vaghani, the Chief G...
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Spicejet ain’t just an excursion

Piyush 2011-03-05

Mr. Sanjiv Dange is a principal practitioner with Vedzen Institute. An avid traveler himself, this time he flew into a nightmare. - I had just finished my assignment for the day & travelle...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2011

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-04-08

Theme: Lean Leadership 2011 marks a decade where we have access to the best of technology and resources, moreover a free flowing global economy. Our thinking is exploratory rather than definitive o...
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Movie on “8 Wastes” – War on 8 Wastes

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-09-17

Dear Fellow Leaners, We are in the process of completing our second movie on the Lean Kaizen concepts. This time we have chosen the most popular yet confusing topic of 8 Wastes or Muda (in Japanese...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2012- A walk through the event

Sanat Sankrityayan 2012-07-06

Lean Kaizen Mela this year was held on June 22 and 23 at Suzlon Learning Centre “One Earth”, Opp. To Magarpatta City, Hadapsar, Pune DAY I – June 22   Opening Session   ...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2012

Piyush 2012-07-07

Hello Fellow Leaners, Lean Kaizen Mela 2012 winners makes news on the dailies of Pune city- “DNA” and “Kesari”. Check out the paper clippings below. Regards, Pragadee Ramanathan. ...
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Lean Kaizen Mela 2013 – Lean Leadership – Series II

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-01-04

Lean Leadership – Series II Stay Ahead of the Times deriving Power through Purpose, Principles, Process and People Power of Purpose Purpose marks the intensity of the winner. Purpose...
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How can we help Businesses – Go Lean

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-03-25

These days you may be hearing a lot talk regarding “going lean” and “implementing leanpractices,” what does this truly mean? When a company implements lean practices they are essentially looki...
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Right Data Required to Solve the Problem

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-04-01

When many people attempt to solve a problem, they make the mistake of placing an emphasis on either the problem or solution. To properly solve problems, it is very important to make sure you take t...
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Shooting of Poka-Yoke Movie

Sanat Sankrityayan 2013-05-08

Poka Yoke – or how I come here to actually film? So I had a bit of it already hoped to play again as an extra in Bollywood. I must indeed confess that I’ve never kept up to date to me co...
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5S

Piyush 2014-06-01

Everybody loves being organized. It removes the stress in locating an object or doing a planned activity. Isn’t it amazing that you find your wallet or the car keys in the right place when you want ...
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Kaizen: Change is inevitable. Deal with it.

Piyush 2015-01-11

Kaizen is a Japanese word. “Kai” in Japanese means “Change” and “Zen” mean “Good”. The literary meaning of Kaizen is “Change for good”. Kaizen implies continuou...
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A note on Implementing Lean Kaizen

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-08-28

Lean Kaizen is a management philosophy quite different from the traditional; indeed it is not just a philosophy but a complete way of life. To understand this, is to understand the vital role of ‘wa...
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5 STEPS TO ACQUIRE LEAN KAIZEN AND THE SIX SIGMA

Sanat Sankrityayan 2016-06-23

The aim of every business organization is to gain profits by manufacturing products or providing services. If business is set up for earning profits, obviously, it aims at gaining maximum profits. In ...
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WHAT TYPE OF MANAGER YOU ARE?

Piyush 2010-08-06

Go through the following passages and evaluate yourself, which of the following type reflects you as a Manager: An Authoritarian manager is someone who takes complete control of the operation ...
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Evolving Excellence -Lessons from Japan

Piyush 2010-08-07

Reflecting on the Lessons from Japan – Part 1 By Kevin Meyer It’s been a bit over eighteen months since I went on the Gemba Research Japan Kaikaku Experience, where I visited f...
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Slow Down – Volvo employee’s thoughts

Piyush 2010-08-16

INTRODUCTION: THIS MAIL WAS RECEIVED FROM MULTIPLE RELIABLE SOURECESS; IT HAS BEEN DOING ROUNDS ALL ACROSS THE GLOBE. VEDZEN INSTITUTE REALLY SALUTES THE PERSON WHO IS THE ORIGINATOR OF THE MAIL. W...
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Lean Thinker

Piyush 2010-08-18

Once there were two students walking along a river. One of them just so happened to glance over at something floating in the river. It did not take long for him to realize that it was a baby! Without ...
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Japan and the ancient art of shrugging – NORIHIRO KATO

Piyush 2010-08-28

It’s good to be number three.You try less hard GROSS domestic product figures for the second quarter show that China has overtaken Japan as the world’s second largest economy. I have been trave...
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A lesson about (de)motivating employees

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-02-07

A few months ago an ex-student of mine, who was at the time working for a big software company, contacted me and asked me to meet with her and her team later in the summer. My student, together ...
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Lean Decision Steps

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-07-19

1. Find out for yourself what is really going on, Genchi Genbutsu  2. Understand underlying casues that explain surface appearances  3. Broadly consider alternative solutions and devel...
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Strategy to Job Design – see the BIG picture

Sanat Sankrityayan 2011-08-26

Helping Them Connect “The Big Picture” The foundation for creating a meaningful work environment is to help employees see how they fit into “the big picture.” People will naturally become m...
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Feedback from Kran Rader – LKM for Gemba Owners 2014

Piyush 2015-02-12

Dear Readers, We are receiving feedback from the participants of Lean Kaizen Mela for Gemba Owners 2014. We’ll keep on posting them on our blog for our readers. This feedback came from ...
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Feedback from Vedzen Enterprises – LKM for Gemba Owners 2014 – I

Piyush 2015-02-13

  Dear Readers, Here we are sharing the feedback received from Vedzen Enterprises who participated in Lean Kaizen Mela for Gemba Owners 2014 held at Suzlon One Earth on January 18th. Ma...
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Feedback from Jaideep Plastics – LKM for Gemba Owners 2014 – II

Piyush 2014-02-13

Dear Readers, We received a fresh feedback. Mr Prakash Bhise from Jaideep Plastics shared his experience and the benefits gained at the Lean Kaizen Mela for Gemba Owners 2014. Let’s read his ...
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The Deming Award

Piyush 2015-10-13

The Deming Award is the one of most prestigious global Quality award. It is presented to individuals and companies for achieving performance excellence through the application of Total Quality Managem...
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How lean management will improve your production?

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-07-15

How many business gurus of small, medium or large enterprises can say that they have not heard of #LEAN? I think not many. Yet how many believes in lean, have they implemented? What is Lean? Lea...
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Lean Consultant in Pune – Vedzen

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-08-14

Vedzen Institute India was established in the year 2000, led by Mr. Yogesh Vaghani, Chairman, Vedzen Institute, promoter director of Milton Plastics Limited. Vedzen Institute is a corpo...
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Prepare for One Piece Flow Manufacturing for Robust Production and Operational Excellence

Sanat Sankrityayan 2015-10-03

Isolated Islands of Production facility may build up within a factory over time. We must keep on curing the creation of a monument within a process anywhere in the factory. Any pocket of excellenc...
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Lean in Hospitality

Piyush 2015-10-03

The Indian hospitality industry is growing at an incredible rate! The 2014 report published by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India states that the number of domestic tourist visits ...
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What every individuals should do to save water!

Piyush 2015-10-03

Our planet is surrounded by trillion liters of water but only a portion of it is fit for drinking. It is as much essential for our living as for industrial enterprise. Over the last few decades water ...
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Celebrating DCCIA Lifetime Achievement Award

Piyush 2015-10-03

The 12th Annual Award Function of Deccan Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture Pune was held on 16th August, 2015 at Hotel Hyatt Regency in Pune. His Excellenc...
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