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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Aligning Profitability and Productivity Scenarios and Strategies to Productivity Core Business Goals (PCBG)
As presented in the previous episode, the main concern of the board of directors is to show the clear direction towards which the company must go in the future, namely to establish the company’s productivity v […]