Decision Making Tools: Part III - Sequencing of Manufacturing Process

Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal. Stewart Alsop quotes.


Our brain works consciously, subconsciously as well as unconsciously and what ever our brain does consciously is what our mind does. We all use our conscious minds to process series of information in order to make decisions needed to survive. The Process is known as decision making process. However because of many uncertainties, at times we become afraid of making wrong decisions and therefore tend not to take a decision and avoid decision making. We all live in a shadow of fear and yet little was known about fear until Sigmund Freud began the study of unusual phobias. The fear of making wrong decisions combined with nervous agitation is called decidophobia.


Decision making process is a conscious effort and is about facing a situation or a question. Good decisions are efficient and effective and are made by putting to use a well engineered plan and a well focused process by defining a model. The model shall represent a way of looking at the problem considering a set of assumptions that enable us to understand and evaluate the predictable outcome.


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About the Author:


The author is the Executive Director of Sportking Institute of Fashion Technology, Ludhiana and has working experience of over thirty years in knitting. He is also a qualified professional in Total Quality Management, Kaizen and Lean Production. He has his own company in the name and of M/s Techknit Overseas Pvt. Ltd. and has worked as Indian agent of the top three computerized flat bed knitting machine manufacturers for many years. Currently he also looks after the interests of Toyota Tsusho India Pvt. Ltd. an associate company of the famous Toyota Automobile Company of Japan for Punjab and surrounding areas. He is also working as a marketing consultant for a Chinese Machinery Manufacturing Company and as TQM consultant for a few Knitwear Companies.



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