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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]