The achievement of a multi-annual ROI target in a scientific way involves a profound reform of profitability and productivity. Often managers are looking to redesign current methods because, even if they make improvements, they are not visible in the company’s financial results. MCPD consistently addresses these ch […]
Lately, more and more large companies have introduced a new department: COST IMPROVEMENT DEPARTMENT – with an interdepartmental and interdisciplinary approach. Some companies only have Cost Improvement Coordinator. The underlying need or mission of such a department is obvious because cost has become and tends to b […]
Some managers and practitioners are wrong when they want to improve their productivity to increase production. The level of productivity does not depend on the volume of production. Production and productivity are completely different subjects. Productivity does not improve only by increasing production and vice versa.
Annual Manufacturing Cost Improvement (MCI) Targets and Means through MCPD
In the last period, the basic features of planning and control of manufacturing flow have as main objectives:
cost down and cash up and then
delivery times with inventory, WIP and stocks levels and lead time with productivity(even if the la […]
To be honest, many of those who make improvements just review what has already been designed.
Often real-time business managers say:
we need an improvement in price competitiveness on the basis of a continuous and flexible reduction of unit costs;
we would like to reform the current profit structure so we can inte […]
The basic goal of MCPD thinking is to ensure a sustainable competitive supremacy through cost-competitiveness improvement to achieve real structural profit reform based on productivity reform.
At the beginning of the MCPD projects, managers and practitioners are concerned about:
concomitant reconciliation between the […]
Four Key Factors for a Successful MDC Implementation: Exceptional and Sustainable Productivity and Profitability
As you know, the real success of implementing any new idea or method needs a rigorous implementation plan. In this context, there is a normal and pertinent question:
What are the key points of a successful MDC […]
Total Innovative Involvement of People in MDC Projects: 100 Ideas through Brainstorming to Reach KAIZENSHIRO
Often the total and consistent involvement of people in improvements is a challenge, no matter if it is a systematic or systemic improvement. However, in systemic improvements, as in the case of MDC projects, when […]