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 Expert  728259

Expert in Productivity & Innovation Development

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been involved in the productivity 'movement' for many years. He has written books and papers on the subject and made many conference presentations. Expert has wide project experience at all levels from advising national governments to being an expert witness to improving productivity at specific plants, factories, offices, warehouses, etc.

Expert networks extensively, blogs regularly and runs the 'Productivity Futures' group on the professional networking site LinkedIn.

Expert is Director of the Expert's Firm, President of the World Confederation of Productivity Science, President-elect of the European Association of National Productivity Centres and co-editor of the International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management.




office productivity


organizational productivity


productivity improvement

Expert designed the M.Sc course in Productivity & Innovation Development offered by Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education and is a regular writer on innovation (and open innovation) topics.

Expert has also acted as consultant to a number of organisations, advising on innovation policy and practice (especially on creating and nurturing ideas), and on 'innovation spaces'.


business innovation





Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1967   B.Sc   Chemistry   University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology  
1969   DMS   Management Studies   Manchester Polytechnic  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to







Expert is responsible for setting up the National Productivity Centre and for directing all services and operations.

1973 to 2007


Leeds Metropolitan University


Information Services




Expert was responsible for a range of services including library, computing, audio-visual, print and reprographics.

1967 to 1973




Management Services


Productivity Engineer


Expert was responsible for a range of productivity improvement projects including work & performance measurement.

Career Accomplishments:

World Confederation of Productivity Science, Institute of Management Services

Professional Appointments

Co-editor, International Journal of Productivity & Perfomance Management

Medical/Professional Internships

Fellow of the World Academy of Productivity sicence,

Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Management Services

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has written two books, contributed chapters to many more and written numeorus papers and conference presentations.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - International Journal of Productivity & Performance Management  
 - Keynote Presentation to the World Productivity Congress  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2009 to   Ministry of Fisheries & Maritime Affairs, Indonesia   International Expert   Advising on reconfiguration of the value chain for Indonesian fisheries products
2008 to   Government of Pakistan   International Expert   Advising on establishment of productivity infrastructure and support services within the framework of a National Productivity Centre.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has worked with a major food manufacturer in the UK on energy awareness and management resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Expert has worked with a major retailer on ethical sourcing of products, using productivity improvement in overseas factories as a means of raising local wage levels.
  • Expert has worked with a major distribution company on establishing appropriate rest/relaxation allowances and work-rest regimes.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has worked nationally and internationally on industrial cases involving rest & relaxation alowance policies, and work-rest regimes.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Expert writes regularly on the impact of technology on industry, and on working practices. Expert also comments on changing attitudes including the move towards addressing multiple (social, environmental and economic) productivities.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed a range of workshops and seminars in both the productivity & innovation fields and regularly delivers custom workshops for specific clients.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has particular experience in sourcing, evaluating and commissioning software systems


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