Dr. Alan G. Robinson, Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, award-winning author, educator, researcher and consultant and co-author of Ideas Are Free and The Idea-Driven Organization

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Dr. Alan G. Robinson is an award-winning author, educator, researcher and consultant. He has co-authored six books, which have been translated into more than 20 languages. His specialties include managing continuous improvement, creativity, ideas and innovation, and lean production. He has advised more than 200 organizations in 25 countries.

According to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Modern Approaches to Manufacturing Improvement – his 1991 book with Shigeo Shingo, one of the developers of the Toyota Production System – remains a must-read for anyone interested in lean.

Corporate Creativity, co-authored with Sam Stern, was named “Book of the Year” by the Academy of Human Resource Management and was a finalist in the Financial Times/Booz Allen & Hamilton Global Best Business Book Awards.

Robinson’s book Ideas Are Free, co-authored with Dean Schroeder, was featured on ABC World News and CNN Headline News, and was named Reader’s Choice by Fast Company magazine and one of the 30 best business books of 2004 by Soundview Executive Books. The co-authors joined forces again this year, releasing The Idea-Driven Organization, which has received high praise and ample reviews already.

Dr. Alan G. Robinson is a Professor at the Isenberg School of Management of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Taken from Dr. Robinson’s web site – www.alanrobinson.com