R. Michael Donovan & Co. is an international management consulting and education firm that provides manufacturers with business performance improvement services on a focused, enterprise-wide, or entire supply chain basis.
For over thirty years R. Michael Donovan has a consistent record of providing manufacturing and distribution companies with highly competent professional assistance to help management improve business performance.
The firm has developed highly effective methodologies for: Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Supply Chain Management, Business Process Redesign, Strategic Planning, ERP Systems, Cycle Time Reduction, Customer Service Improvement, Forecasting, Inventory Reduction, Profit Improvement, Flow Manufacturing, among others.
R. Michael Donovan & Co. works directly with your personnel to develop practical solutions for your specific requirements - - solutions which produce lasting, measurable results. Because client problems vary, we never limit our approach to the use of one particular system or technique. We will help you to develop and implement the approach and solution best suited for your need. During the process we encourage maximum participation from client company personnel to ensure effective knowledge transfer and solution ownership to achieve sustaining success.
Clients always receive active direction and involvement only from senior level consultants who focus on measurable results and the development of our client organization's capabilities.
Our Competitive Edge
What makes R. Michael Donovan & Co. appealing to prospective clients is having only people who are seasoned, career consultants that perform the work with our clients. We do not use inexperienced, junior personnel. This means our clients receive active direction and involvement by consultants with substantial experience and technical abilities -- not just sometime, but ALL THE TIME. This is one of the cornerstones on which the firm was founded and conducts its consulting practice. Our consultants have acquired firsthand knowledge of what to do, and equally important, what not to do as a result of line experience and from a wide variety of consulting assignments.
Experience and Expertise
Our experienced consultants understand the business of manufacturing and distribution and can assist you through the maze of alternatives and options which will help you avoid costly mistakes or reinventing the wheel. Our philosophy is to develop the capabilities of client personnel through the effective transfer of knowledge and experience. This emphasis on self-sustaining progress helps to assure that results are achieved more quickly and are maintained.
Our consultants understand the importance of putting a balanced emphasis on people development while simultaneously addressing opportunities and improvements in functions, business processes and support systems.
Our consultants are experienced in all manufacturing industries and very knowledgeable in the effective application of: