Brief Professional Background

REY ELBO is a long-time, pioneering management advice columnist on Human Resources and Total Quality Management in the Philippines. He writes two weekly columns in BusinessWorld (since 1993) and The Manila Times (since 2002). Prior to his consulting work, he spent 35 years as head of HR and TQM departments of five major corporations, excluding his stint as Country Director, Kaizen Institute Consulting Group which was established by Masaaki Imai, kaizen guru and author of global bestselling books. Rey wrote three books namely - "The Buzzword-Centric Workplace" (2007), "Lessons to Learn Before They Kick you Out of Your Job" (2010) and  "Total Quality by Maximization" (2016). His fourth book - "Problem Workers are Created by Problem Managers" will be released in January 2019.  Rey is a Fellow in People Management (FPM) which was conferred by the People Management Association of the Philippines, a certified Toyota Production System professional by Toyota Engineering Corp. (Nagoya) and Hirayama Consulting Group (Tokyo), and one of very few management professionals from the private sector with a Career Executive Service eligibility.  

Fusion of HR & TQM - The Human Side of Quality

Rey has been consulted by more than 10,000 management professionals from small businesses to major corporations on his unique, sometimes in "there's no box ideas" on how to manage problem employees and how to employ them in the company's quality and productivity efforts in the service and manufacturing sectors. 


If you're not sure about your management idea  or plan, check it out with Rey.

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Rey Elbo loves talking to people on HR and TQM topics. Even if you're not a client, he would be interested to know your concerns that he can use as a feed to his weekly columns in BusinessWorld and The Manila Times. As a business journalist, he's always in search of interesting stories for his readers in the Philippines and some parts of the globe. Anonymity is guaranteed!

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