Praveen Gupta

Praveen Gupta, president of Accelper Consulting (Schaumburg, IL), helps corporations in achieving excellence and profitable growth. He has published books including Six Sigma Business Scorecard and Business Innovation in the 21st Century. He can be reached at praveen@accelper.com.

ARTICLES

Manufacturing Excellence: Old Dog, Same Tricks

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
Everyone believes that process is a simple thing to manage and there is nothing more to learn about it. Our work environment inspires us to do what is needed.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: A Foundation for Improvement and Excellence

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the ASQ Automotive Division’s annual conference. There were excellent speakers throughout the day, but one who garnered a lot of attention was Ford Motor Co.’s Bennie Fowler, group vice president, global quality and new model launch. He gave an excellent presentation on the One Ford Program. One Ford is the mission set forth by Ford-One Team, One Plan, One Goal-to deliver profitable growth for all.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: The Art and Sense of Good Audits

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
To design a good internal quality audit system, one must clearly define and communicate the intent of the audits.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: Barrier to Excellence: ISO 9001 Deployment

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
ISO 9001 systems were designed to help business gain from the cumulative experience of best-in-class companies.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: The Role of ISO 9001 Standards

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
It has been more than 20 years since the ISO 9000 series of standards was launched.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: Manufacturing Perfection in 2010

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
Make a resolution to be perfect and creative in everything you do in 2010.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: Still the Best

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
American manufacturing has been taking flack for more than 20 years. The funny thing is that nothing has changed, and there may even have been some improvement. Still, our problems remain the same.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: Can Sustainability be Sustained?

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
We are at the same stage where the environment is overworked, and in order to move toward sustainability, we need to cut personal consumption of everything. I mean everything.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: On the Edge and Out of the Crisis

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
The manufacturing crisis began in the mid-80s with international competition in the automotive industry. Instead of being recognized as a technical supremacy, experts attributed the competition to cost. In reality, it was the competitor’s superior performance, rather than cost, that challenged the manufacturing capabilities of the 1950s and 1960s.
Read More

Manufacturing Excellence: A Prerequisite for Innovation

By Praveen Gupta
No Comments
Large corporations in the United States must do something differently. For more than 25 years, manufacturing corporations tried to improve operations irrespective of their size-be it GM, Ford or a small company in a remote area. However, outsourcing of manufacturing continued and was followed by outsourcing of non-manufacturing operations.
Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
More Podcasts

Quality Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

The Skills Gap

What is the key to solving the so-called skills gap in the quality industry?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png