Interactive Workshop held on Enriching Indian Railways through a New Management Philosophy

SECUNDERABAD: A Day long Interactive Workshop on “Enriching Indian Railways through a New Management Philosophy” was held today i.e., 28th April, 2018 at SCR Head Quarters, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. The Workshop was also video linked with all the six divisions of the Zone viz., Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded. Shri Balaji S Reddie, an expert on the works and teachings of the eminent Management thinker, Dr.W.Edwards Deming conducted the Workshop which saw the participation of Senior Officials of South Central Railway.

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR who addressed the inaugural session of the Workshop, emphasized on the positive changes taking place on Indian Railways and stated that there is a realization to hasten movement in this direction, towards which the need is to see things differently so as to bring about desirable changes in our thinking and managing. Application of new knowledge required for the changes to happen, the General Manager stressed. Elaborating on the Deming Management Philosophy, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav said that the Japanese attribute their phenomenal progress to application of the Deming Management Philosophy and this philosophy has transformed every organization which has adopted it.

Shri Balaji S Reddie, who conducted the day long Interactive Workshop focused on understanding the essence of a New Management Philosophy,  so as to enable changes in the Management approach. This will help reduce conflicts & losses; enhance co-operation; align efforts of all towards the aim of the organization; focus on & continuously improving systems and processes; reduce waste of resources, wrong blame of credit; make improvement efforts more successful; bring about all round improvement at a more rapid pace; create an environment in which intrinsic motivation thrives. He also, interacted with the participants of the Workshop and shared inputs of the Deming Management Philosophy, which can vitally contribute to enrich Indian Railways.

Shri John Thomas, Additional General Manager; Divisional Railway Managers and Principal Heads of Departments were amongst those present.