Managing Productivity In the Apparel Industry is probably the only book solely dedicated to productivity improvement in the apparel industry. Through his extensive research. Professor Rajesh Bheda has established that the average apparel manufacturers in India and a large part of the developing world have almost one hundred percent productivity improvement potential. The book shall help manufacturers and managers to assess the productivity improvement potential available in their organisation. The global benchmarks on apparel productivity and nine cases on productive apparel manufacturers shall certainly inspire improvement actions among the readers. The two stage productivity improvement strategy illustrates how an organisation can move from average productivity performance to the benchmark productivity. Whether you are an apparel manufacturer retailer sourcing agent academician policy maker or apparel technology student this book will certainly provide you a new insight to the world of productivity management in the apparel industry.
About the Author
Prof. Rajesh Bheda Principal & CEO of Rajesh Bheda Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a leading consultant researcher and educator with over two decades of contribution to global apparel industry. Prof. Bheda is an expert on apparel industry competitiveness with special focus on Quality Management Productivity Improvement and Corporate Social Responsibility. Prof. Bheda has extensively researched productivity in the apparel industry globally and is consultant to Intemational Trade Centre WTO/UNCTAD Geneva and Asian Productivity Organisation Japan. His clients include leading apparel manufacturers retailerslbrands industry associations and international development agencies. Prof. Bhedas books and articles are referred by the industry practitioners and academicians globally. Over 200 fashion industry organisations have benefited from the consulting advise of Prof. Bhedas company RBC. Through his seminars Prof. Bheda continues to inspire entities in the fashion value chain to work together for performance improvement. Prof. Bheda holds a Doctorate in Management from the Faculty of Management Studies University of Delhi India and has undergone a fellowship at the Manchester Metropolitan University UK. Prior to forming RBC he has had over fifteen years career of handling leadership positions including Chairperson of Garment Manufacturing Technology Department and Head of Research at National Institute of Fashion Technology New Delhi.