Northern Tool + Equipment is known by do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike for offering the equipment and materials needed to do almost any job. The companys aggressive selling tactics and unique advertising slogans including: Dirty fingernails dont make you a man.
Missing fingernails now that makes you a man has won the hearts and wallets of workmen across the nation. In 2003, Northern ran its first enablement program with SPS Commerce to onboard 250 vendors, most using both direct to consumer and warehouse fulfillment order management models…
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A Case Study for Quality Circles Introduction: In older times, during the post world war the Indian workshop and industries were generally practicing older concept of system to manage the scientific techniques, as a result of following the older concepts unwisely a barrier of mistrust, individualism and non involvement of different levels of manpower and management has been erected between the important sections of the organization.For example, during the post second world war era Japan was worst hit by the above mentioned crisis and the individual units in Japan were going from bad to worse and it was necessary for Japan to put their shattered economy back to rail.
For that they had to wipe out their poor image of quality, with the help of some quality management experts from America, namely, Dr Deming, Dr Juran. At this point Dr Ishi kawa of Mushashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo added a new dimension to this effect by involving task performer at the grass root level to work towards the quality improvement. He motivated the workmen to follow the quality control techniques in their shop floor by forming small groups and sought their help in solving the daily problem coming during the production of the job. After all the person who is actually doing the job know the job best…
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As per Section 2(j) of Industrial Disputes Act,1947 “Industry” means any systematic activity carried on by co-operation between an employer and his workmen(whether such workmen are employed by such employer directly or by or through any agency, including a contractor) for the production ,supply or distribution of goods or services with a view to satisfy human wants or wishes (not being wants or wishes which are merely spiritual or religious in nature), whether or not
(i) any capital has been invested for the purpose of carrying on such activity; or
(ii) such activity is carried on with a motive to make any gain or profit, and includes-
(a) any activity of the Dock Labour Board established under section 5-A of the Dock Workers ( Regulation of Employment)Act,1948( 9 of 1948);
(b) any activity relating to the promotion of sales or business or both carried on by an establishment,
but does not include-
1) any agricultural operation except where