International publications include:
Development of a Web-based Tool to Sustain Continuous Improvement and Productivity in a Manufacturing Environment – A Case Study Approach. Scientific Journal of Management Science and Engineering, 2014, Vol 3, Issue 4.
Enterprise Continuous Improvement Techniques – A Perceived Gap. Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2008, Skovde, Sweden.
Development of a Web-based Tool to Sustain Continuous Improvement and Productivity in Manufacturing Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs). IEEE International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology, 2012, Kumasi, Ghana.
Analysis of Internet Process Tool for Continuous Improvement and Productivity in a Manufacturing Environment. Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Continuous Improvement Tools to Improve Productivity in Manufacturing SMEs. Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2010, Oakland, California, USA.
Manufacturing Process Improvement: Perceived Barriers from Adoption of Good Practice by SMEs. Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2009, Teesside.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Leasowes High School
1971 – 1976 CSE’s: English, Math’s, Technical Drawing, Metalwork, Woodwork, General Science and History
Halesowen College of Further Education
1977 – 1978 Engineering Industry Training Board (EITB)
1978 – 1980 City and Guilds Mechanical Engineering (3 Distinctions)
Dudley College of Technology
1980 – 1981 City and Guilds Organisational Studies (3 Credits)
1981 – 1982 National Examinations Board for Supervisory Studies (NEBSS)
COURSES STUDIED IN SPARE TIME
International Correspondence School
1984 – 1985 Industrial Management Diploma
Rapid Results College
1987 – 1988 Institute of Industrial Managers
University of Central England
1987 – 1988 Institute of Quality Assurance
Telford Management Services
1998 ISO 9001, 1994 Lead Auditors Course
1990 Manufacturing, Materials and Design
1991 Implementation of New Technologies
1993 Quality Methods
1995 Quality Management
1997 Enterprise and the Environment
1998 Integrated Health, Safety and the Environment
1998 Post Graduate Diploma
2001 MSc Degree in Manufacturing Management and Technology
2001 ISO 9001, 2000 Lead Auditors Course
2002 TS16949 (QS9000) Lead Auditors Course
Smallpeice Enterprises Ltd
2003 Leadership & Team working Skills
University of Wolverhampton
2006 – 2016 Part time PhD (whilst still working full-time)
Development of a four stage continuous improvement framework to support business performance in manufacturing SMEs.
Improvement on ISO 9001, TQM, Kaizen & Continuous Improvement.
2013 ISO/TS 16949 Auditors Process Based Auditing Course
British Retail Consortium
2015 Food Storage & Distribution
2015 ISO 9001:2015 Transition Training Course
2016 Problem Root Cause Analysis
2017 ISO 14001:2015 Transition
2018 IATF 16949 Auditors Course
2018 IATF 16949 Core Tools Course
2019 ISO 45001 Migration & Auditor Migration Training Course