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The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
Associate Professor at Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business UCD

Paul McGrath is a Senior Management Consultant Business Practice Leader with Productivity Inc., a leading international consulting and training firm that specializes in delivering topline growth and bottomline improvement solutions throughout the Global 1000. Mr. McGrath has over 30 years experience in planning, implementing and managing a variety of value adding management initiatives and work place programs for companies in various industries. Paul began his career as an Industrial Engineer with the Fortune 100, AMF (American Machine & Foundry) Corporation. He subsequently held AMF positions of Industrial Engineering Manager and International Operations Director, implementing numerous performance improvement programs across the breadth of AMF’s diverse manufacturing companies such as Ben Hogan, Head, Hatteras Yachts, and Voit. Mr. McGrath led the company’s internal consulting group; and, he led the product line management group, successfully developing and marketing several product innovations. As a Consultant with Productivity Inc., Paul has spent the past 10 years teaching and implementing Productivity’s comprehensive Lean Management System and Operational Excellence Process Improvement toolkit, converting strategy into quantifiable performance results. Mr. McGrath has extensive international experience consulting and training in China, SEA, throughout the EU, the UK, and North Africa. Paul is a teacher at the Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University.

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