The W. Edwards Deming Institute Podcast (education)


Andrea Gabor Discusses Management at Ford, GM and Her Current Passion: Education

In this episode of the Deming Podcast, Tripp Babbitt interviews Andrea Gabor.

Andrea Gabor begins by discussing her book The Man Who Discovered Quality: How W. Edwards Deming Brought the Quality Revolution to America – The Stories of Ford, Xerox, and GM.  She discusses what  Ford and GM have done since her book was published.

And then she discusses how to improve the education system and the problems with the primary efforts on "education reform" in the USA today.

Andrea will be presenting, What Education Reformers Can Learn from the Deming Philosophy, at The 2014 Deming Institute Fall Conference, to be held October 17-19 in Los Angeles.

The Twitter account specifically for the podcasts is @DemingPodcast.

Direct download: DemingEpisode5.m4a
Category:education -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

David Langford on Using Deming's Ideas to Improve Education

In this third episode of The Deming Podcast, moderator Tripp Babbitt interviews David Langford. David serves on The Deming Institute Advisory Board and is the CEO and founder of Langford International David shares the challenges he faced as an educator in Sitka Alaska, his introduction to the teachings Dr. W. Edwards Deming, and his work with the Leander Independent School District where they have been applying Dr. Deming’s principles since 1992. Go to Deming Today  for more information on the Leander story.

David will be speaker in the Education track at the 2014 Deming Institute Fall Conference Oct 18-19 in Los Angeles, CA as well as leading and facilitating a special 2-Day Pre-Conference session on Education Oct 16-17. 

The Twitter account specifically for the podcasts is @DemingPodcast.

Direct download: DemingEpisode3.m4a
Category:education -- posted at: 9:41pm EDT