Strategic Leaders must engineer the culture through effective Change Management as strategy execution is driven by people. Post by Ketan Deshpande
Growth Strategies-Ketan Deshpande Ambit Inc.
Sustainable growth is critical to the short and long vitality of any company. Strategic leaders have many options to drive growth ....... Blog post by Ketan Deshpande Ambit Maple Grove Minnesota MN
Building Teams-Ketan Deshpande Ambit Inc
High performance teams are critically important to executing the strategy, Change Management and Conflict Resolution. Post by Ketan Deshpande, Ambit Inc., Maple Grove, Minnesota, MN
Why Is Change Management Important
Given change is ‘constant’ in the workplace, some might suggest that ‘managing’ change is impossible, or even that ‘change management’ is an oxymoron. Change management offers freedom from the cultural and procedural arrest organizations find themselves in ...... blog post by Ketan Deshpande Maple Grove Minnesota, MN. Ambit Inc..
How To Manage Organizational Conflicts
Effectively managing Conflicts is a skill that can unleash your organizations productivity and team work capabilities. Unresolved conflicts arrest organizations energy in lost productivity and team work. Blog post by Ketan Deshpande, Maple Grove, Minnesota, MN. Ambit Inc..
STEM For Success By Ketan Deshpande
Shortage of skilled labor is one of the biggest challenge faced by the companies. STEM Education holds the key to unlocking and freedom from economic growth arrest for individuals and companies in need of STEM professionals. By Ketan Deshpande, Maple Grove, Minnesota, MN
Are manufacturing jobs coming back?
Manufacturing companies need to ensure sustainable growth and profitability in today's global and competitive economy. Cost management is the primary reason for out sourcing jobs to "low cost" countries however increasing amount of automation is also changing the dynamic ..... read on
Need a clean surface fast then use lasers
Laser cleaning operates by ablating a specific layer of material or substrate is uncovered through the removal of undesired layers or incoherent particle distributions. Laser cleaning process now has found a wide variety of uses ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, composite manufacturing, Medical and Pharmaceutical, etc. industries
Additive manufacturing may disrupt these industries
Additive manufacturing or 3D printing continues to evolve rapidly. From its humble beginnings as a solution for rapid prototyping now the industry is on the verge of challenging a wide variety of industries.
Strategic Cost Management
Most executives will state that "we have too many cost reduction opportunities" but when asked how many will specifically drive profitable growth then they may answer "I am not sure but they should". Such broad based initiatives that are taken up as a result of problem can result in "cost reduction fatigue" where cost reductions are unsustainable or are not aligned with the long term profitable growth.
Execution is driven by people not by strategy
Strategic leaders spend a lot of time and efforts on developing robust strategic plans, vision, road maps and initiatives, and they should spend just as much time if not more on the "people" to ensure that execution per the vision is realized. Industry experts state that no matter how difficult the strategic planning is, execution can be 10 times harder however typically it is the flawlessness of the execution that separates the winners from the losers.
Strategic leaders need to be agile yet consistent
Today's global and highly competitive economy requires the strategic leaders to be agile yet consistent .... is there a conflict ? Leaders must resolve the tensions between competing values and traits and must carefully monitor their own strengths so those strengths don’t lapse into weaknesses. At the core strategic leadership is about "asking the right question".
Maximize profitability-Credits and Rebates
Business leaders can significantly improve the ROI on the R&D, and Operations capital by strategically approaching all available federal & state tax credits and rebate program. Research & Development Tax Credits and Commercial & Industrial Energy Conservation Rebates are two such examples. Read on to gain insights into profitability improvement opportunities these credits & rebates offer.
Why is Business Development important
Sales and business development are the same. Right ? No doubt both activities lead to growth, however they achieve this very differently. Read on to understand how strategic business development can accelerate revenue growth, build collaborative partnerships with customers and leads to sustained competitive advantage by leveraging organizations Operation Excellence.
Replacing 90 percent of humans with robots
A mobile phone manufacturer that already utilizes automated production lines, Changying Precision Technology Company in China. The manufacturing facility employed 650 employees, company has embarked on the "Robot Revolution" and now employs just 60 employees, robots performing the tasks of rest of the human workers. Company states that full implementation will result in the entire operation being supported by no more than 20 employees.
Skills the top 50 companies are looking for
Recent technology transformation has had a major impact on what skills hiring managers are looking for in employees. Understanding what skills the top hiring managers are looking for it critical to landing a desired career.
Top 4 trends in the Medical Device Industry
If the dynamic nature of the medical device industry drew you to it, you’re going to enjoy 2017. While many of 2016’s challenges – cybersecurity risk and merger mania – will continue this year, transformations are on the horizon.
2017 Medical Device Manufacturing Outlook
In 2017 the medical device market must adapt to constant changes in the medical landscape to continue its consistent growth. The demand for more advanced, more personalized treatment; increased availability of healthcare; and an aging population are pushing the market and expanding technologies. These advancements require accelerated design and production to get products to market quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
Rapid Organic Growth Strategies
Rapid business growth (organic) is critical lever for accelerated value creation. Business leaders need to have a clearly defined, articulated mission/vision statement, and high performance team are critically important to achieving and sustaining rapid growth in a business. A robust Business Development Strategy should strike a balance between the following levers along with a favorable customer experience to meet short and long term growth goals.
Achieving Operational Excellence
Operational Excellence (OE) is executing in an efficient and effective manner across the value chain with a focus on delivering value to customers. The Operational Excellence program provides a framework to understand why and how performance needs to improve. The road to achieving operational excellence is by identifying value chain business processes, identifying strengths/weaknesses of them (based on key measurements and benchmarks) and redesigning these processes to align with corporate / strategic goals and ensure that organizations, resources and assets are utilized in the best possible manner.
Best places in Minnesota-Ketan Deshpande
Post lists Ketan Deshpande, a Minnesota natives perspective on what the state has to offer. Is it always cold there? Well the bitter winter house arrests are real for sure but there is more to Minnesota......