Saturday, 23 April 2016

Jugaad: The Innovative Fix

Jugaad: The Innovative Fix

Jugaad is generally used as word to represent an innovative fix or a simple work-around.
This word is often used to signify creativity to make existing things work or to create new things with meager resources.
It is an Art of Converting an Adversity into Opportunity.

Jugaad is increasingly accepted as a management technique and is recognized all over the world as an acceptable form of frugal engineering at peak in India.
Companies in India are adopting Jugaad as a practise to reduce research and development costs.
Jugaad also applies to any kind of creative and out of the box thinking or life hacking, which maximizes resources for a company and its stakeholders.

Pictures convey messages louder than words.
Hence, a few images shared here as part of the extent of the jugaad phenomena:

Problem: 1 cooler and 2 rooms.
Solution:

Problem: Every gully cricketer has found problem in finding stumps.
Solution:
 

 Problem: Broken shower.
Solution:

Problem: Car safety.
Solution:

Problem: Cooking gas/stove problem.
Solution:

Problem: Bike horn.
Solution:

Problem: We, as kids, had a standing journey on a scooter at all times.
Solution:

Problem: Hair straitening.
Solution:


The images above might be a good humour but truly an out of the box thinking!
All the above can be tried with all precautions in place at your own risk.


Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jugaad
http://www.scoopwhoop.com/humor/pic-of-jugaad/

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