Shridhar Lolla


Shridhar is a practitioner of Operational Excellence and holds a PhD degree in engineering from IIT Delhi, India.
Early in his career, he worked with ABB, Kirloskar Electric, SIFY and Tecumseh. His longest stint was with ABB, the Swiss power and automation technology leader, where in his last assignment, he was Head of Applications and Solutions Group at its Corporate Research Center.
Since then, he has gained extensive experience in achieving breakthrough performance in Engineering, Product Development, R&D, IT Services, Software Development and Manufacturing.
Shridhar is an application expert of Theory of Constraints (TOC) and shares his time with Goldratt Consulting. His first book, 'Building Manufacturing Competitiveness - The TOC Way' dovetails the TOC approach to dramatically improve performance of manufacturing industry and thereby, unleash economic growth. His second book, 'The Path - Leveraging Operations in a Complex and Chaotic World' is a game changing business novel.
He visits, listens, converses, observes and advises teams across Operations. His books contain insights from handholding professionals across multi-locations, in their journey to ever improve impact of operations on business performance.
Shridhar is a recognized coach for first generation entrepreneurs and is a part of Indian entrepreneurship ecosystem. Spending the day with operational teams and conducting walk through programs is his calling. Shridhar lives in Bangalore, India.
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The Path - Leveraging Operations in a Complex and Chaotic World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
The Path is about improving operations to deliver superlative business results despite the current complex and chaotic environment.It exhorts organizations to improve the process of improvement itself than rushing to master every new technique of improvement. Co-created as a partial novel, it proposes that an organization must build capability to find its own path of operational excellence.
Building Manufacturing Competitiveness - The TOC Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Manufacturing
Growing pressure to improve performance of manufacturing sector in a rather complex and chaotic environment has led the book to propose a focused way (Theory of Constraints, TOC) of managing business. Three key aspects of the book are: 1. It dovetails TOC to the growth agenda of a nation 2. It provides contextual understanding of TOC 3. It presents jargon free concepts plus case studies

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