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 […]
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, w […]
Mastering the Performance of New Work Methods and the Variation of the New Cycle Time
Sometimes I get questions about the performance of the new work methods resulting from the application of the MDC.
These questions are as follows: How to monitor the performance of a new work method designed with MDC and manage the appr […]
Just One Step: From Success by Productivity to BankruptcyReal Story: a CEO and His Short and Very Short Term Thinking
This company has successfully developed a unique product that has helped keep the company’s performance so far. The company’s financial performance has not been preserved in the long run, so a […]
Real Story: Accelerating Profit Growth by Lowering Man*Hour/Product
The CEO of this company contacted a consulting firm in order to get professional consulting support. A MDC consultant looked around the factory and a brief presentation was made concerning productivity improvement. The presentation left a very good impres […]
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 […]
Real Story on Reducing the Required Manning Number
One board member had an opportunity to learn a unique company reestablishment story from a dealing bank in Japan.
Then the board started to find the story and become to know that the company had implemented MDC as setting reasonable and/ or fair manning with reasonable en […]
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 […]
From Multiannual and Annual Productivity and Costs Policy Deployment to Productivity Master Plan
As presented in the previous episode, Aligning Profitability and Productivity Scenarios and Strategies to Productivity Core Business Goals (PCBG), after setting the two profitability and productivity scenarios (in case of incr […]