Gemba Kaizen Workshop (GKW)
The Japanese practice of GKW (continuous improvement at the workplace) is actively promoted.
Members have been given training by expert consultants in the concept and techniques of GKW. GKW Teams are formed and they make presentations before the whole plant on the projects they have successfully implemented.
GKW activities are popular among members as they release creative energies.
Process Improvement Suggestions Scheme
The company encourages all of its members to innovate in both processes as well as products.
The Process Improvement Suggestions Scheme is headed by the Chairman and Managing Director as the Chief Innovation Officer. A member may send his suggested innovation in a prescribed form to the Chief Innovation Officer, who forwards it for evaluation to the respective Evaluation Committees.
If the suggestion is found acceptable, the member receives an award.
Several valuable innovations have been suggested by the members and implemented. Apart from the award, the members feel a sense of pride.