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.
True Productivity Reveals your Hidden Profitability!
On May 10, 2019, Exegens® (Romania), represented by Dr. Alin Posteucă and Productivity Partner Incorporation (Japan), represented by Dr. Shigeyasu Sakamoto established an international strategic partnership by joining forces to develop product […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]