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 […]
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 […]
Often, one of the first questions that I ask top managers is about the current and future production capacity needed in connection with the vision and mission of productivity.
Successful planning and implementation of strategic Kaizen and Kaikaku for cost improvement requires answers to questions such as:
What is the s […]
Real Story: Productivity Vision Revolution into Action
Productivity has been improved by 276% in four years within companywide activities.
B company had a few opportunities to get outside management consultants support more than 20 years. But top management had discouraged such support because they thought there was no co […]
Structures for Achieving and Sustaining Targets and Means of Cost Improvement Deployment
In the previous episodes we have presented how to approach the initial conditions of the company’s external environment from the perspective of the MCPD system (respectively the Productivity Business Model (PBM) as the […]
Cost Improvement Targets Deployment: Preliminary Steps
The fundamental tasks of any manager are to continually understand the real situation of the company’s external and internal business environment, to identify the main issues alone, and to come up with solutions and to mobilize his/ her own staff, colleagues, su […]
Sales Decrease Scenario: Internal Target Profit by Minimizing Inputs
Over the life of each company, shorter or longer periods of decline in sales may occur. The causes of these decreases may be diverse from internal causes of the company (lower quality level, increased cost level, slowing innovation, unsynchronized proces […]
Sales Increase Scenario: External Target Profit by Maximizing Outputs
As it is easy to see lately, the business environment is increasingly challenging both inside and outside companies. However, the board of companies and top management teams must manage how to create business profit consistently.
As we already know, sus […]
Methods Design Concept (MDC): The Future of Improvements
Profitability and productivity are and will remain the core challenges of any company. In this context, some questions arise: What methodology can be used to design a working method at the shop floor level? How to set a goal for designing the future work method? Wha […]
The Basic Concept of the MCPD: Definition, Phases, Steps, Basic Principles and Effects
As I have presented in previous episodes, Productivity Business Model (PBM) is the framework in which the MCPD system develops. Therefore, continuous identification of the steady growth directions of manufacturing profit, based on produ […]