Even a child can offer ideas for improvement

Once upon a time, a toy manufacturing company was lagging behind and thus, several experts and consultants were consulted for appropriate solutions. Subsequently, the management concluded that marketing was not adequate and needed improvement. The latest web technologies were implemented along with a thrust in social networking websites. An online store was inaugurated. Danglers at …

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Improvement combines effectiveness with simplicity

Once upon a time, a king wanted his little daughter to always step on such a ground, which was nicely carpeted. So, he carpeted his entire palace, his parks, his roads, and all the places of his large kingdom. A wise man passed by the kingdom and was astonished to see the strange sight. He …

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Assessment precedes improvement

Once upon a time, in a zoo, a baby camel asked her mother camel, “Why do I have a hump?” The mother camel replied, “To store fat.” “Why do I need to store fat?” “Because the desert is hot and plants are scarce.” “Why do I have long legs?” “So that you can move and …

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Improvements enable adapting to new situations

Once upon a time, a crow was thirsty and he found a pitcher that had little water at its bottom. The crow started dropping stones in the pitcher, due to which the water level came up, and the crow was able to drink the water. Thereafter, the crow traveled to a city. He was thirsty …

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Workers can offer guidance for improving the work

Once upon a time, the production was falling behind schedule and the production manager was worried. He had a college degree and had implemented several theories to increase the rate of production, however it had increased only marginally. He was not able to figure out how to increase the rate of production at the desired …

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