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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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Quality Revolution

Sanat Sankrityayan 2014-05-13

    Deming Prize Winners You may also vist 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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 Pandey 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


‘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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