Peter Hines and Chris Butterworth conducted research in over 100 companies worldwide. 40 have shown themselves to have, in their different ways, the Essence of Excellence they were looking for. This has culminated in the book, The Essence of Excellence.
Written by John Quirke, Peter Willmott and Andy Brunskill, this is the must have reference guide to how TPM can be a key driving force towards developing a culture based on the Shingo Model of organisational work behaviour.
Prof. Peter Hines founded S A Partners in 1994 as a spin-out from his activities in running the Lean Enterprise Research Centre at Cardiff University. He is a double Shingo prize winner
Keivan Zokaei is a Shingo award winner and a leader in both lean and green thinking with extensive research, lecturing, writing, and consulting experience around the globe.
Having currently co-wrote the excellent 4+1 CI book aimed at financial services, Chris Butterworth speaks at many International Conferences and facilitates Lean Thinking workshops for executive management at a wide range of international business schools.
Apart from award winners and publishers, the S A Partners consulting team contain years of expertise, experience and qualifications that enable us to deliver over 50,000 hours of consulting to over 1500 clients around the world. This provides a huge resource of experience and resources which helps develop research and innovation within our organisation.