WHO IS NEXUS?
NEXUS was Founded by
Nigel Southway ...Author of the ground breaking text book CYCLE TIME MANAGMENT ...Fast Track To Time Based Productivity Improvement
NEXUS provides Business Productivity Improvement, Strategy and Visioning to all types of business.
Nigel Southway has more than 30 years experience in his field, and helps business attack waste, capture productivity, increase profits, and become more competitive. Nigel has consulted and provided internal support to numerous organizations. Go to Client Experience and Referral for details.
Nigel has an Energetic Personality with powerful Interpersonal, Communication and Conceptual Planning skills, with a reputation for assertive and objectives orientated leadership, with a people orientated management style.
He has a proven track record as a Consultant, Advisor, and Educator. Facilitator, Coach, Change Agent, team coordinator and Project Manager. As well as a broad range of positions In Industry as a manager and business leader.
Nigel has spent a great deal of his business career either in industry as a technical operating manager or as a practitioner of productivity and continuous improvement, and he has been an architect of change for several major manufacturing companies.
For more than 30 years he has held engineering and management positions in Industry and managed organizational change and improvement. His background includes aerospace, communication satellite technology, computers, communications electronics, metal fabrication, plastics, Printed Circuit board fabrication, power systems manufacturing. Electronics assembly and Plant reorganization and relocation. He has in-depth experience in TQM, MRP II, DFM, NPI, JIT and Cycle Time improvement.
Nigel holds British degrees in both Engineering and Management Science, and he has a Masters Degree in Management studies from Bath University. He has been involved as a manager or consultant to a variety of industries ...Automotive, Avionics, High -tech. Electronics Environment, food and pharmaceuticals, consumer products and appliances as well as steel and mining and a variety of service industries.
In 1985 Nigel joined the Motorola Corporation to develop and implement an Evolution plan for the Canadian operations based on the concept of Total Business Cycle Time. He was the architect and facilitator of this integrated process for change and improvement. Subsequently, he joined CTM Inc., expanded his concepts and was instrumental in developing the structure and content of the CTM concept and the education materials.
In 1992 he co-authored the textbook CYCLE TIME MANAGEMENT the fast track to time based productivity improvement on the concept and implementation of Business Cycle Time reduction, which is one of the advanced thought-wares toward what later developed into the more commercial LEAN thinking concepts.
Since that time he has written numerous articles on cycle time, LEAN thinking and continuous improvement, and he is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars.
He continues to coach business leaders and develop and deliver Education workshops to business clients on Cycle Time improvement, LEAN implementation and related Business Improvement topics.
He consults worldwide on Business Improvement Initiatives, Global Sourcing and Technology Transfer.
He has developed a unique facilitation style that is effective in making change happen.