World-class capabilities to lead and manage Transformative and Beneficial Change, under varying conditions of Uncertainty, Turbulence, and Disruption
We combine our vast experience of Global Best Practices with deep Local Insights and unmatched Contextual Relevance, to help leaders deliver solutions for Value-Creating Change, enabling Sustainable Excellence and Longevity.
We offer our solutions in a highly customized and integrated fashion, encompassing but not limited to the five broad practices areas as follows:
Leadership, People & Strategy
Operations, Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chains
Technology & Innovation
Market-Entry Feasibility & Business Facilitation
The Core Challenge
The stiffest challenge facing our organizational leaders currently, is to correctly interpret the signals of change coming from their respective ecosystems/business environments, characterized by hyper-competition, meta-levels of uncertainty and complexity, and unprecedented turbulence, bordering on disruption. Rapidly developing and executing implementable strategies and plans, under these circumstances is the greatest concern of leaders, as conventional approaches are likely to be ineffective in these times of highly unpredictable change.
This is so, as the fundamental assumptions underlying any organization’s Strategic Business Design, which may have been successful in the past, are likely to be rendered ineffective and unviable by the unprecedented pace of changes. These would, therefore, need to be revisited, reinvented, and invigorated with innovative new approaches, to regain their relevance and competitiveness. Hence, the practice of Leadership, People & Strategy is a critical pivot, around which all our other practice areas revolve. The solution frameworks for each of our clients are meticulously crafted, based on the leading edge applications of thought leadership. It is anchored in socially relevant action research with the required sophistication, to help leaders interpret their competitive change dynamics, customer value migration, and their impact on business priorities.
We leverage our knowledge and competencies, and our deep understanding of the fundamentals that pertain to industries, functions, as well as specific domains, to initiate transformation. We rely on the application of validated methodologies, tools, and techniques and the appropriate technologies from multiple, intradisciplinary knowledge and practice areas, to deliver value to our clients.
The functional offerings of our services cover the following topical areas, with best practices based on methodologies, tools, and techniques. These portfolios facilitate effective decision making and lead to translating ideas into actionable practices. It thereby enables value creation by leaders, at various levels and functions of the organization.
Industry and Business 4.0 and beyond
Business Harmonization of AI/ML/DL, Robotics, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, etc.
Sustainable Supply Chains and Logistics
Circular Economy, (Green) Supply Chains, Clean Development Mechanisms, Water Management, Clean Energy.
Leadership Development, Competency Enhancement, and Succession Planning
Enterprise, Corporate & Business Level, Market Entry Strategies, Strategic Change Management (4D/AI), Business Innovation Management, Technology Strategy & Innovation, Strategic Sourcing, SMART BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (SBS)TM for ZED certified MSMEs
Strategy Formulation under Turbulence, Uncertainty, and Complexity; Deployment and Execution
Scenario Planning, Futuring, Game Theory, System Dynamics, Non-Linear Modelling, Agent-Based Modelling (ABM / IBM), Technology Forecasting, Flexibility Thinking, Total Interpretive Systems Modelling, Real Options, War Gaming.
Operations Strategy and Performance Excellence
Facility Planning, Plant Layout Planning, Inventory Planning, Quality, Safety & Reliability, Risk Management & Sustainability, Project Management, Supply Chain Management.
Statistical Thinking, Systems Thinking, Organizational Excellence Frameworks (Baldrige, EFQM, Deming), Process Excellence Methodologies (DMAIC Six Sigma, Lean, TOC), Data Sciences, Data Analytics, Design Thinking (DMADV Six Sigma-DFSS) & Innovation (TRIZ).
Behavioral Sciences (OB & OD), Decision Science & Analysis (MCDM techniques—AHP, ANP, TISM, Fuzzy Analysis).
Knowledge Management, Cybernetics, Consciousness Studies, Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence
Our solutions are flexible and scalable, applicable across industries, irrespective of the size of the industry. Some industries where our cumulative expertise has been effectively deployed are:
- Automotive & Ancillaries;
- Banking & NBFS (Insurance etc);
- Continuous Process Industries;
- Discrete Manufacturing;
- Defense & Strategic Sectors;
- Logistics & Warehousing;
- Mining & Metallurgy;
- Processed Food;
- Oil & Gas;
- Petrochemicals & Chemicals
- IT & ITES
- Pulp & Paper;
Offerings & delivery models:
Our solutioning process is highly contextual, customized, and aligned to the organization’s culture and based on our discussions with the client CEOs and their respective leadership teams. Depending on the situation and choices made by the leadership, based on our recommendations, we offer delivery models that have a balanced mix of consulting, focussed capacity building, and defined accountability in a phase-wise manner. This approach helps to enable an early start of ROI realization, during the intervention stage itself. The mix in the delivery model is mutually decided upon with leadership so that organizational capability-building happens simultaneously, for the interventions to be economically attractive and culturally sustainable.