Management Consulting Firm Publishes Newest Reference Book

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Terence T. Burton, President and CEO of The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. in Bedford, New Hampshire, releases a new reference guide that demonstrates how organizations can discover the next generation of improvement based on a new, rapid deployment and rapid results model called Improvement Excellenceâ„¢, or in short, "improving how we improve."

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The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. (CEO), a leading management consulting firm headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire, recently announced the release of their newest book, Out of the Present Crisis - Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy. This new reference guide, a contemporary version of W. Edward Deming's famous 1982 book, Out of Crisis, demonstrates how organizations can improve through a combined strategy of Deming's back-to-basics, innovation, integration of emerging technology, and adaptive improvement across a broad spectrum of environments and industries.

Out of the Present Crisis is an up-to-date and proven improvement road map that all industries and all organizations of all sizes can use to gain sustainable benefits in today's society. The book provides new and proven advice about improvement for private and public corporations, healthcare, financial services, governments, and other not-for-profit organizations. The book is authored by Terence T. Burton, the president and CEO of The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. Burton has nearly four decades of management consulting experience in Executive Leadership, Operations, Quality, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Distribution and Logistics, Maintenance and Repair, Customer Service, Finance, and Sales/Marketing. He has led thousands of improvement initiatives for over 300 corporate clients around the world.

Out of the Present Crisis is the most recent reference guide that CEO provides to help companies significantly improve operating and financial results in our present challenging economy. CEO offers "strategic and sustainable improvement" through a variety of innovative services, including improvement strategy and vision, enlightened leadership development, deployment planning and infrastructure development, education and talent development, "hands-on" mentoring and implementation support, change management, behavioral alignment, closed-loop performance measurement, validation of benefits, and other critical success factors.

"Thanks to the anemic recovery and economic uncertainties, too many executives and their organizations are stuck in a complacency, postponement, or procrastination mode when it comes to improvement," said Terence T. Burton, President of The Center for Excellence in Operations. "The purpose of this book is to provide new direction about how to "improve how we improve" in this challenging economy." For complete information about all of the products and services that The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. offers and their newest reference, Out of the Present Crisis - Rediscovering Improvement in the New Economy, visit their website at

About the company:
The Center for Excellence in Operations, Inc. (CEO) is a leading global operations management consulting firm specializing in Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain Excellence, Accelerated Product Development, Technology-Enabled Improvement, and other strategic improvement initiatives. We differentiate ourselves from our competition by our ability to achieve documented operating and financial results, and transform culture. CEO has consistently helped hundreds of clients around the globe achieve a sustainable benchmark rate of improvement equal to an annualized 10X to 50X+ return on their investment within 12-18 months. In our twenty years of existence, we have accumulated billions of dollars in documented benefits for our clients. Organizations choose to work with CEO because they are committed to the goal of improvement as a new cultural standard of excellence, and a critical enabler of strategic and operating success. For more information visit their website at

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