GET Cohort 2008

Biography
Rick is currently employed by Mexitel Cellular Communications, Inc. as an Innovation Practitioner

Research Interests
Disruptive Innovation

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Innovation, Regulation, and the Future of Commercial Aviation in the United States
  • Entertainment Publications - Another Chance

Dissertation Topic
Disruptive Innovation: Regaining Momentum by Overcoming the Barrier of Tautology


Biography
Ken is currently employed by Cosworth as the U.S. Division General Manager

Research Interests
Lean Manufacturing Implementation and Business Performance Optimization

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Managing Quality in Global Production Facilities: Integrating Dynamic Quality Systems Strategies into a Transplant Facility Work Culture
  • Total Productive Maintenance: Determining Right Strategy for the Plant and Changing its Culture for Successful Execution

Dissertation Topic
A structured methodology for tailoring and deploying lean manufacturing systems 

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