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Case Study

CASE STUDY:
TURN AROUND OR SHUT DOWN

In 2008, the CEO of Trident Group, a conglomerate in Punjab, India, changed how the company’s chemical unit would report its financial results, a decision that revealed the unit was missing revenue projections by more than 90 percent. With just a year to transform the failing chemical unit, the unit head formed an improvement team to analyze performance metrics and find a solution. The head of the chemical unit explored the concept of self-directed teams, which are highly trained groups of employees responsible for work with minimal management supervision–an unconventional approach for the organization. Nine months after implementing self-directed teams, the unit’s overall process score increased from − 13 percent to 65 percent, which resulted in a 70 percent increase in revenue and $3.4 million saved.

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Key Dates

February 10, 2015

Educational Excellence Conference – IIT BHU, Varnasi, UP

February 15, 2015

ASQ India Weekend Training Classes for Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt

March 2 – 3, 2015

2015 Lean and Six Sigma Conference – Phoenix, AZ, USA

May 4 – 6, 2015

2015 World Conference on Quality and Improvement – Nashville, TN, USA

 

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ASQIn this episode, ASQ members discuss the current and future states of quality careers. The Quality Progress Salary Survey visits a culture of quality. Also, discover what quality professionals wish their co-workers would stop saying. Click here to watch>
ASQASQ’s International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) model gives organizations a road map to using teams to efficiently address problems with high-quality, sustainable solutions. Now there is a brand new way to learn these techniques and strategies from high-performing quality teams from around the world. ASQ™ TV recently launched the International Team Excellence Channel, which features 30 recordings from the quality impact sessions or live case studies at the 2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement. Click here to learn more>
ASQThe word “ambition” can be a loaded one. To some, ambition means striving above and beyond for excellence. To others, ambition can mean overstepping defined goals or boundaries. In December, ASQ’s Influential Voices bloggers talked about what ambition means to quality.Click here to read>

Turn Around or Shut Down

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ASQ INDIA MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER

January 8, 2015

 

 

Need to Know

Turn Around or Shut Down

In 2007, the CEO of Trident Group, a conglomerate in Punjab, India, changed how the company’s chemical unit would report its financial results, a decision that revealed the unit was missing revenue projections by more than 90 percent. With just a year to transform the failing chemical unit, the unit head formed an improvement team to analyze performance metrics and find a solution. The head of the chemical unit explored the concept of self-directed teams, which are highly trained groups of employees responsible for work with minimal management supervision—an unconventional approach for the organization. Nine months after implementing self-directed teams, the unit’s overall process score increased from − 13 percent to 65 percent, which resulted in a 70 percent increase in revenue and $3.4 million saved. Click here to read the case study >

Need to Know

ASQ™ TV: Careers in Quality

In this episode, ASQ members discuss the current and future states of quality careers. The Quality Progress Salary Survey visits a culture of quality. Also, discover what quality professionals wish their co-workers would stop saying. Click here to watch >

New International Team Excellence Channel on ASQ™ TV

ASQ’s International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) model gives organizations a road map to using teams to efficiently address problems with high-quality, sustainable solutions. Now there is a brand new way to learn these techniques and strategies from high-performing quality teams from around the world. ASQ™ TV recently launched the International Team Excellence Channel, which features 30 recordings from the quality impact sessions or live case studies at the 2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement. Click here to learn more >

What Does Ambition Look Like in Quality?

The word “ambition” can be a loaded one. To some, ambition means striving above and beyond for excellence. To others, ambition can mean overstepping defined goals or boundaries. In December, ASQ’s Influential Voices bloggers talked about what ambition means to quality. Click here to read A View from the Q >

Key Dates

February 10, 2015

Educational Excellence Conference – IIT BHU, Varnasi, UP

February 15, 2015

ASQ India Weekend Training Classes for Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt

March 2 – 3, 2015
2015 Lean and Six Sigma Conference – Phoenix, AZ, USA

May 4 – 6, 2015
2015 World Conference on Quality and Improvement – Nashville, TN, USA

Contact Us

asqindia@asq.org