Autonomous Maintenance triggers the mind to observe and act continuously however trivial the problem may seem. It develops a problem solving approach in the students, which is a critical trait for successful managers.
An integral part of the work culture at Welingkar, Autonomous Maintenance involves everyone in the Institute (from the Director to the clerical staff) to work hand in hand for implementing concepts such as Five S and Focussed Improvement.
Better known as Jishu Hozen, a Japanese methodology, this requires everyone to keep their eyes open for abnormalities and label them with tags. Green Tags, for example, represent abnormalities that can be fixed by oneself while Red Tags represent problems that require outside help.