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Anand Deshpande
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ADMAA Consulting


I consult companies seeking to improve their business performance by eliminating waste from their processes and compete globally. I deliver value to such companies by leveraging the advances made in the application of Lean and Six sigma principles


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Tomoo Sugiyama , Director at Yamaha Motor company defined a new approach to improvement activity. He called it Problem-free Engineering. Sociological research proves that any idea can be popularized by  presenting it in the form of  a buzz word. Sugiyama called is '' Problem-Free Engineering'' .  Toyota
 Value is the starting point in Lean thinking.  It is important to know who defines value , what is value-add and non-value add? Value is defined by the customer .It could be the quality of product, the price that he pays for or the on time delivery and/or a combination of all three. ''Value is the change in the fit , form
What is LEAN? – is a question asked often by individuals across all the levels of the organization with a great deal of curiosity. This article is an attempt to answer this question and cite the attributes of LEAN organizations   Globalization, competitive pressures and changing market place have compelled organizations to create