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Ruchi Dhawan Started The Discussion:

Please suggest ways for cost cutting in organisation by all employees/officials.

sparky - Contributing Member
Do a search for Ohno’s 7 wastes, communicate them to the employees then carry our regular waste walks

shwe11 - Contributing Member
Hi, Plz refer to the link....Hope that your query solved........ (Is HR cost effective) at http://www.citehr.com/114204-hr-cost-effective.html Regards Shweta

pankkaj - Contributing Member
Cost depends upon Material, Energy & Time consumed.

Any waste reduction of Material, Energy & Time carried out by the people, will help to reduce down the cost.

Make people aware about these costs and they in return will help you for the cost reduction.

K.Ravi - Banned
is about commons sense,

dont print unless necessary coz it affects trees, n environment,

dont make unnecessary use of AC, it deplets ozone layer and so on save water, energy, everyone should know about this for better future of our country

K.Ravi - Banned
and ur point ,, doing all above will not only save COST, it will save MOTHER NATURE and OUR PLANET EARTH, so pls SAVE WATER , ENERGY and DONT WASTE PAPER, ENERGY,,

my humble request..

HAVE AUTOMATIC LIGHTING SYSTEMS WHICH SWITCH OFF AUTOMATICALLY WHEN NO ONE ISPRESENt, And etc etc ,

manasvi - Contributing Member
Hi Ruchi:
Firstly, we have to understand the reason behind for cost cutting. Is this due to slump in the economy? or is it the general exercise to review the policy for bringing the required changes while keeping in mind reducing the overall cost?
If first is the answer then let me suggset you-have a look of the budget related to admin, facility, HR & finance. Review it one by one which is more costlier and why? Once you are done with matrix- you may get your reply.

mal - 
If you are working in a factory; you can go with :

Lean Manufacturing
Just in Time
Working 24x7 days
Multi Machine Operations
Reduction in Over time
Multi skilling
5S Practices (if you do this alone, assure you lot of saving)
Inventory Management
7 Muda's of Waste
Quality/Rejection

ak malhotra

hi
As per my side pls turn off the pc's lights and Ac's when they are not in use don't put in stand by mode that also consumes some energy if every one think positively then we can save lots of energy.

Thank u

Some of the best cost cutting practices would be :

01. Minimize the telephone expenses : Go with Telephone facility on a sharing mode like 1:3/4.
02. Remind the employees of switching off the systems/monitors , electrical points during a coffee break/lunch break / at the time of leaving the office..
03. Encourage to use official email source for all the official communications (whereevr it could be accomodated); this would cut down the paper consumption.
04. Propose for a vehicle pool instead of engaging a vehicle for 1 -2 persons.
05. The employees shouldn't waste the food.,



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