John began learning about Lean in 1982 with Toyota in South Africa, when he was Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is still learning about Lean!
In 1995 he began work with Lean Enterprise Research Centre, started by Dan Jones.
In 1999 he started the worlds first Masters degree in Lean.
He is now director of the MSc in Lean Enterprise at the University of Buckingham. He has been mentor and trainer to numerous manufacturing and service organisations in UK, Ireland, South Africa and Denmark.
He is the author of several best-selling book including The Lean Toolbox (sales exceeding 100k), The Service Systems Toolbox, and The Lean Games Book.
You can now download a list of John's top books on Lean including publisher details and personal comments and ratings...