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Fit Sigma: A Lean Approach to Building Sustainable Quality Beyond Six Sigma by Ron Basu

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About the Author

Ron Basu is Director of Performance Excellence Limited and a Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School, England. He is also a Visiting Professor at SKEMA Business School, France. He specialises in Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Management and has research interests in Performance Management and Project Management.

Previously he held senior management roles in blue-chip companies like GSK, Glaxo Wellcome and Unilever, and led global initiatives and projects in Six Sigma, ERP/MRP(II), Supply Chain Re-engineering and Total Productive Maintenance. Prior to this he worked as a Management Consultant with A.T. Kearney.

He is the co-author of Total Manufacturing Solutions, Quality Beyond Six Sigma, Total Operations Solutions and Total Supply Chain Management, and the author of books with titles Measuring e-Business Performance, Implementing Quality and Implementing Six Sigma and Lean. He has authored a number of papers in the operational excellence and performance management fields. He {is} a regular presenter of papers in global seminars on e-Business, Six Sigma and Manufacturing and Supply Chain topics.

After graduating in Manufacturing Engineering from UMIST, Manchester, Ron obtained an MSc in Operational Research from Strathclyde University, Glasgow. He has also been awarded a PhD at Reading University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Business Consultancy, the Association for Project Management and the Chartered ...

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