Research Team

The research is being conducted by the Center for Organizational Excellence Research (COER), Massey University.

Center for Organizational Excellence Research (COER), Massey University
The Center for Organizational Excellence Research was founded in February 2001. COER consists of three entities; COER, Massey University is the RESEARCH arm and focuses on “Acquiring Knowledge” through its doctoral research programs in business excellence, benchmarking and innovation. BPIR.com Limited is the KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER arm and focuses on Best Practice Sharing. COER Limited is the CONSULTANCY arm and focuses on “Applying Knowledge” through consultancy and training. COER is the founder of the TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking Methodology, International Best Practice Competition, and Organisation-wide Innovation Award. For this project COER, Massey University is responsible for the success of the project with support from various Massey University staff and researchers.

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology (SEAT), Massey University
School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University is among the prestigious schools of Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. The school is focused on economic, environmental and social wealth creation. Being a state funded university, Massey University in its 70 years of operations has added value to the nation through academic excellence.

Saad Ghafoor

Saad Ghafoor is a doctoral candidate at COER, SEAT, Massey University and prime researcher on the project Excellence Without Borders.

Email: s.g.ghafoor@massey.ac.nz

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Phone: +64 21 064 0714

Dr. Robin Mann

Dr. Robin Mann is the founder and head of the COER, SEAT, Massey University. He is the lead supervisor of the project Excellence Without Borders.

Email: r.s.mann@massey.ac.nz

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Phone: +64 6 880 0150

Professor Nigel Grigg

Professor Nigel Grigg is the Innovation Cluster Group Leader and Professor of Quality Systems within SEAT, Massey University. He is a co-supervisor of the project Excellence Without Borders.

Email: N.Grigg@massey.ac.nz

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Phone: +64 (06) 356 9099 ext. 83921

Dr Sanjay Mathrani

Dr Sanjay Mathrani is a Senior Lecturer in Product Development within SEAT, Massey University. He is a co-supervisor of the project Excellence Without Borders.

Email: S.Mathrani@massey.ac.nz

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Phone: +64 (09) 414 0800 ext. 43331