Tag: Deming

Rich Sheridan, CEO Of Menlo Innovations, On Eliminating Fear And Increasing...

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My guest for Episode #448 of the Lean Blog Interviews Podcast is Rich Sheridan, co-founder, CEO and "Chief Storyteller" of Menlo Innovations, a software and IT consulting firm...

The Book “Rivethead” and GM’s Demeaning “Quality Cat” Mascot

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I've updated and am republishing an old 2005 blog post that I wrote about a former GM assembly worker, Ben Hamper, who has some...

John Dues on Continual Improvement, Deming, and Process Behavior Charts in...

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Scroll down for how to subscribe, transcript, and more My guest for Episode #441 of the Lean Blog Interviews Podcast is John Dues, an accomplished...

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: February 18, 2022

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormick for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! News, blogs, articles, resources,...

The NBA’s Steph Curry, the Taguchi Loss Function, and Deming’s Funnel...

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The Wall Street Journal published a fascinating article back in November 2020: Stephen Curry's Scientific Quest for the Perfect Shot The links I've used should allow...

Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: December 3, 2021

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormick for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! News, blogs, articles, resources,...

Dolphins Are Also Smart Enough to Game the System to Get...

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Oh, how I enjoyed this article a month ago when it was sent to me. It's from 2003, but it was new to me: Why...

When It’s Easier to Distort the System Than it is to...

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I'm often reminded of what the late Peter Scholtes would write or say (often repeated by W. Edwards Deming), where he basically said there...

A Lively Conversation with Jim Benson About “Humane Management”

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My guest for Episode #401 is my friend Jim Benson, who you might know as the co-author of the book Personal Kanban (and we...

Operational Excellence Mixtape: Jan 15, 2021

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Thanks as always to Ryan McCormick for this... there's always so much good reading, listening, and viewing shared here by him! One more note from...

Amy Edmondson on How to Really Learn From Failure and Mistakes

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The main recurring theme in the "My Favorite Mistake" podcast series is learning from mistakes. I've been trying to do more reading on this...

Mike Leigh on Breaking Down Barriers with Lean

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Joining me for Episode #392 is Mike Leigh, the President of his firm OpX Solutions, LLC. Mike was one of the contributors, writing a...