Deep in the jungleyou’re suddenly face to face with the great gorilla. It’s clear that even here, you are sharing a moment with one of man’s closest relatives. He’s staring at you with those eyes that look so...human. Experiences like this have made National Geographic photographer Nick Nichols a fierce advocate for conservation of shrinking wildlife habitats.
About the Author
Rowland Hayler is the Vice President of International Operations for Pivotal Resources, a global business improvement consulting firm. Prior to joining Pivotal, he served in a variety of business improvement leadership roles over 15 years at American Express. He has consulted with many leading financial organizations, including Halifax Bank of Scotland, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Marks & Spencer Money, Swisscard, and UBS.
Michael D. Nichols is Principal Consultant/Senior Master Black Belt for Nichols Quality Associates, a consortium of Lean Six Sigma professionals. He was previously the Director-Six Sigma Design/Senior Master Black Belt at American Express, where he codeveloped the Six Sigma Design and Six Sigma Process Management programs. Nichols will also be president of the American Society for Quality in the 2007-2008 year.
Elizabeth Carney is a former children's book editor who now writes books and articles for educational children's magazines. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.