How to Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

OEE is widely being used in manufacturing and service industries for calculating machine ad human efficiency. This is a metric quantity and can be calculated easily. OEE has become an integral part of lean manufacturing principles. In order to initiate any productivity improvement in any organization, it is recommended that OEE should be calculated to…

Crafting Strategy For a Competitive Advantage

Strategy is the competitive moves and business approaches for growing the business, creating a market position, attracting and satisfying customers, competing successfully, conducting operation, and achieving target objectives. When creating strategy, you can utilize a number of different actions: Gain sales and market share via lower prices, more performance and features, better quality, or appealing…

What Wind Deflectors Are and How They Are Used

Wind deflectors for truck are different than wind deflectors for trailers. What exactly does a wind deflector do? What happens when you are towing a trailer or fifth wheel is that wind moves from the front of your truck over the cab and on to the back. If you are towing something behind you, what…

All About Freshwater Blue Lobster

I am of the opinion that any person who wants an aquarium in their home should definitely learn all about freshwater blue lobster in order to make their aquarium complete. You can get the standard goldfish, or clownfish, but I recommend getting something different. This article will tell you all about this amazing fish (including…

How to Paint Eyelashes – Painting Techniques

When painting eyes in a portrait, eyelashes are sometimes the final touch and can make or break your work. All eyelashes are not created equal. Sometimes just a few strokes of the brush is all that is needed to give the suggestion of lashes. Other times it is necessary to delicately detail lashes since that…

The Mystery of Hillary Clinton’s Astrology Chart

As the 2008 Presidential race heats up, astrologers are somewhat at a loss in making predictions because two of the major players’ birth times are unknown-Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama. For Hillary, the two most commonly given times are 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Central Standard Time on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. In…

How to Practice Business Etiquette in Japan

The etiquette system in Japan is perhaps one of the world’s elaborate. It involves every aspect of one’s life, with its strict codes of behavior governing daily etiquette and manners. Although the Japanese mostly adhere to these codes, it is not expected that people visiting Japan be familiar with them and would not be reprimanded.…

The Benefits Of Staying In A Motel

We have all heard of all the bad publicity that motels are receiving these days. Aside from complaints about them being unclean, sometimes smelly, and often pest-ridden, the safety of guests has always been a cause for concern. With some motel rooms being turned into meth labs and the highly publicized incidents of break-ins, burglaries,…