Written by Tony Devine The length of time we spend working for the same company, known as job tenure, has reduced over the years. What are the implications, negative and positive? I am fortunate to have had long careers with two large and growing global companies. As...
Tony Devine, Managing Partner, The Grey Matters Network Diverse organisations perform better. Decades of research have shown that there is an inherent link between diversity and innovation, strong company values and psychologically secure environments. Within these...
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The GMn Podcast
Mick furlong talks to Dave Flynn all about Business Process Improvement, Lean Thinking and looking at your organisation’s performance.
Dave explains about maximising value and minimising waste to optimise your organisation and teams.
Why the sooner you start the sooner you see the benefits and why these methodologies can be used in all business sizes.
Listen to hear more about the value, the importance of leadership and reducing costs that serves.
David has been working as a consultant since 2007 during which time he has taken on a number of full time roles. These roles were based both in UK/Irl and internationally in the USA and Singapore. He is a Lean Operations Practitioner with a keen commercial sense and a significant track record in change management and the business transformation.
Currently working on an assignment with John Sisk on a variety of projects in Construction and IT. He started his career in Construction and has recently completed a Project for a large UK Bulider applying Lean Thinking and Cost Reduction techniques delivering substantial savings. He is process focussed and works collaboratively with client teams to deliver successful outcomes to this projects.
His work demonstrates a capacity to deliver change through people and processes with a highly developed and practical approach to problem solving. He is experienced in establishing and maintaining key business relationships, internally and externally, and is customer focused with excellent interpersonal abilities.
Specialties: Lean Six Sigma Deployment and Engagement. Project Management, Change Management, DMAIC, Kaizen, Process Improvement, Business Process Management, Continuous Improvement, Process Mapping
Mick Furlong – linkedin.com/in/mick-furlong-817491b
Experienced Non-Exec/Exec Director. Non-Exec Roles in several IT Start Ups and on National Council of ISME. Exec Roles in Bord Gais, Aviva Ins, VHI and Accenture. My core capabilities include Fintech, Risk, Governance.
The Grey Matters Network
The Grey Matters Network was formed in 2015 in order to provide organisations with access to a cohort of highly experienced professionals. It is also a vehicle for individuals who typically have had a long and distinguished professional career.
The Associate panel has grown continuously since its inception and consists of people with experience of almost every sector and functional area.
Our customers range from small SME’s, large multinationals, and State or NFP organisations. Our panel members are engaged in a variety of ways from full time permanent placements to short advisory assignments.
Our reputation is built on trust, borne out by the track record of our panel members.
Today, more than ever, our clients value the experience our team delivers.
- Mick Furlong interviews an expert in the field of Business Process Improvement
- Making Business meetings work in the new world.
- Sustainable Business Development – an interview with an Industry Expert
- Pride, defensiveness, and ego stand in the way of Learning.
- Professional Contracting in Ireland – June 2021