LeanBlog Podcast #92 – Mike Micklewright, Another Crisis


Episode #92 brings a returning guest, the always entertaining and thought-provoking Mike Micklewright. He is the author of a batch of two new books: Out of Another @#&*% Crisis! Motivation through Humiliation and Lean ISO 9001: Adding Spark to your ISO 9001 QMS and Sustainability to your Lean Efforts. In this podcast, we talk about his “Crisis” book and why it’s important to revisit the teachings of W. Edwards Deming. How are companies and CEOs performing against the famous 14 Points?

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You can find Mike online at www.mikemick.com. You might remember Mike from Podcast #43, “What Would Deming Say?”

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an book titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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  1. Mark Graban

    Here is a free ASQ webinar with Mike if you want to hear more of him:


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