An author of three books and with over 50 published articles to his name, Mark is also a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. Mark is the Chair of the Manufacturing Professional Network of the Institute of Engineering & Technology and a member of their Healthcare Executive and was awarded the Viscount Nuffield Medal in 2004 for his contribution to UK Manufacturing.
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Even with the current economic conditions, lean is alive and well across a range of sectors. This article provides an overview of some of the key historical events that have helped shape lean, as well as a review of the state of lean in the UK to...
A review of public expenditure over the period from 1900-2010 shows that it has increased from less than 15% of the UK gross domestic product (GDP) to over 45% in 2010.
Lean management principles can help the NHS survive the financial crisis
The concept of lean is often primarily associated with the hands-on manufacturing processes. However, the extension of lean into "The Big Five" - transportation, design, procurement warehousing as well as maufacturing is just as, if not more impo...
Technological advances mean diagnostic services can move into community settings, say Lisa Hollins and colleagues.