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Jiju Antony is the Professor of Quality Management in the School of Management and Languages at the Heriot-Watt University. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has been a leading practitioner and academic on Lean Six Sigma topic for the past 10 years. He has dedicated his career to bridge the gap in the application of statistical knowledge required by engineering fraternity for solving business process related problems in manufacturing, service and public sector organizations. He is Editor of the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma and founder of the International Conference on Six Sigma and International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education. He has coached and mentored over 100 process improvement projects in the UK and abroad and has been recently elected to the International Academy of Quality. Professor Antony serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of more than 10 international referred  journals and won the Best Research Paper Awards more than 5 occasions in the last 7 years. He has trained more than 1000 delegates on Six Sigma and Lean related topics over the past 11 years. Professor Antony has published over 250 Journal and Conference papers and 6 books on Six Sigma and Quality Management/Engineering related topics. He is a regular speaker at various International Conferences on Quality and Six Sigma related topics.

Biography

Prof Jiju Antony is recognised worldwide as a leader in Six Sigma methodology for achieving and sustaining process excellence. He is a Professor of Quality Management in the School of Management and Languages at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He founded the Centre for Research in Six Sigma and Process Excellence (CRISSPE) in 2004, establishing first research centre in Europe in the field of Six Sigma. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society(UK), Fellow of the Institute for Operations Management(UK), Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and a Fellow of the Institute of the Six Sigma Professionals. He is a Certified Master Black Belt and has coached and mentored over 100 Lean Six Sigma projects. He has trained over 1000 people as Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belts from 20 countries and 160 organisations in the last 11 years. He has published over 80 journal and conference papers and 3 books on Six Sigma topic and is considered to be one of the highest in the world. He is the Programme Director for the new MSc Lean Six Sigma for Operational Course at Heriot-Watt University. He is currently serving as the Editor of the First International Journal of Lean Six Sigma and is the founder of the First International Conference on Six Sigma in the UK back in 2004. He has worked on a number of consultancy projects with companies including Rolls-Royce, Bosch, Parker Pen, Siemens, Scottish Power, Tata, Thales, Nokia, Philips, and a number of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

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Research Output 1993 2018

A conceptual Lean Six Sigma framework for quality excellence in higher education institutions

Sunder M., V. & Antony, J. 2 Apr 2018 In : International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. 35, 4, p. 857-874 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excellence
Lean Six Sigma
Higher education institutions
Conceptual framework

Assessing Lean adoption in food SMEs: Evidence from Greece

Psomas, E., Antony, J. & Bouranta, N. 2 Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. 35, 1, p. 64-81 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greece
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Food
Food sector
Safety management

Can Lean Six Sigma be used to reduce medication errors in the health-care sector?

Trakulsunti, Y. & Antony, J. 1 Feb 2018 In : Leadership in Health Services.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Total Quality Management
Medication Errors
Health Care Sector
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Safety

Continuous Improvement Methodologies and Practices in Hospitality and Tourism

Farrington, T., Antony, J. & O'Gorman, K. D. 8 Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 30, 1, p. 581-600 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Continuous improvement
Methodology
Tourism and hospitality
Hospitality management
Literature review

Lean for Airport Services: a systematic literature review and agenda for future research

Syltevik, S., Karamperidis, S., Antony, J. & Taheri, B. 2 Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. 35, 1, p. 34-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File

Activities 2017 2017

  • 10 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Sharda University, New Delhi, India

Antony, J. (Visiting researcher), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting researcher)
3 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution

Amrita School of Engineering, Bangalore, India

Antony, J. (Visiting researcher), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting researcher)
8 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution

SRM University, Chennai, India

Antony, J. (Visiting researcher), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting researcher)
9 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

Antony, J. (Visiting researcher), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting researcher)
9 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution

Sathyabhama University, Chennai, India

Antony, J. (Visiting researcher), Kevin D. O'Gorman (Visiting researcher)
10 May 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution