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Debashis Sarkar

5 Takeaways Lean Leaders can Pick Up from India’s dynamic Prime Minister, Narendra Modi– PT II

In the second instalment of a two-part article, Debashis Sarkar, author, Phil Crosby Medalist and one of the world’s leading lights in the space of Lean Management, details his final takeaways of what lean leaders can learn from top politicians, using a case study of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s first year in office…To read up on the first part of this article – involving Vision and People... Read more

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: June 4, 2015
Tags: Narendra Modi, Lean Leader, Lean Six Sigma, Change Management, process change, analytics


Debashis Sarkar

5 Takeaways Lean Leaders can Pick Up from India’s Dynamic Prime Minister – Narendra Modi – PT I

To exemplify what lean lessons can be learnt from top politicians, Debashis Sarkar, author, Phil Crosby Medalist and one of the world’s leading lights in the space of Lean Management, uses a case study of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s first year in office. This is the first of a two-part case study… Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of India, has just completed his first year in... Read more

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: June 2, 2015
Tags: Narendra Modi, Lean Leader, Lean Six Sigma, Change Management, process change, analytics


Debashis Sarkar

Taking over as Process Excellence leader? Ten things you must do in the first 90 days

What you learn about your company in the first couple of months as Process Excellence leader is critical to determining how effective you'll be, argues contributor Debashis Sarkar. Here are the 10 things you can't afford to not to know about your company.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: June 4, 2013
Tags: Debashis Sarkar, Process Excellence, leadership


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5 things process excellence professionals can learn from nurses

In honour of the recent World Nursing Day, Debashis Sarkar looks at five things process excellence professionals can learn from nurses.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: May 21, 2013
Tags: Debashis Sarkar, healthcare, nursing, nurses, doctor, patients health, hospitals, leading process excellence, process excellence attributes


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15 Types of Process Excellence Professionals

Process excellence professionals come in a variety of shapes and sizes, says PEX Advisor Debashis Sarkar. Here how’s to recognize them and how you can make sure you use their strengths to your advantage.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: June 27, 2012
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The Eight Habits of Effective Process Excellence Leaders

A lot is written about process excellence, writes columnist Debashis Sarkar, but one area that has not been covered in much detail is what actually makes a great process excellence leader? It’s not about the tools, he says. Here are the eight habits of effective leaders.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: May 10, 2012
Tags: Debashis Sarkar, leadership


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15 Ways to Tell if You’re a Process Centric Company

Does your company leadership treat processes as strategic assets? If not, maybe it’s time they should. Here are 15 ways to tell whether you’re a process centric company.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: March 12, 2012
Tags: Debashis Sarkar, Lean pioneer, process centricity


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13 Essentials of Coaching for Process Improvement

As organizations embark on their process improvement journey, one of the things that they seem to forget is to focus on coaching skills that creates change agents, says Debashis Sarkar, author and Asia's pioneer in Lean for services. And that’s a mistake, because you need change agents who can embed a problem-solving into the daily routine of the firm. Here are the 13 essentials to creating real process change agents.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: September 12, 2011
Tags: Coaching, training and talent development, Debashis Sarkar


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Seven Signs Your Process Improvement Initiative Is Failing

Many companies start the process excellence journey with a bang, says Debashis Sarkar, but fail to sustain the gains and eventually wither away. Alarm bells should start going off if you exhibit any of these seven symptoms.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: July 25, 2011
Tags: Process Excellence, Debashis Sarkar, unhealthy program, lean


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Lessons on Process from 10 Downing Street

Kate Middleton and Prince William may be grabbing headlines around the world over their pending nuptials, there’s another Briton that has been sharing the limelight lately: Larry the Cat. Debashis Sarkar, Asia's Lean services pioneer, looks at what it teaches us about process.

by: Debashis Sarkar
Published: March 3, 2011
Tags: process, Debashis Sarkar, lean, services, technique, Downing Street, Larry the Cat, process owner


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