Tag Archives: Lean Manufacturing

Feedback and Continuous Improvement


Here’s my first podcast interview: Boy, was it wonderfully ear-opening.

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Edwards Deming and the Family Business


 I recently was turned on to a 1984 video by W. Edwards Deming, the guru of Japanese quality and innovation. In the Five Deadly Diseases of Management, Deming correctly identifies the short term focus of management as well as the … Continue reading

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The Cart Before the Horse: When Not to Innovate


Innovation is hot. Everywhere is another book, publication, blog or daily tweet on the need to innovate, how to innovate, why to innovate and/or lessons learned from the great innovators. According to N-Gram Viewer, a Google innovation, 118,000 books were … Continue reading

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