The W. Edwards Deming Institute Podcast


Bob Browne, former CEO of the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company

Bob Browne is the former CEO of the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company and soon to be author of a new book, The Sys-Tao Way, that outlines his application of the Deming Philosophy.

Bob gives a brief history of the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company, his introduction to the Deming Philosophy and experiences incorporating many of the teachings into his organization. Bob states how the Four Pillars are the key to understanding Deming with a special focus on the theory of knowledge and working relationships.

He describes the difficulty of letting go of his own established paradigms while incorporating the the teachings of W. Edwards Deming - it required constancy of purpose and faith that this was a better way. Bob also shares thoughts on where a CEO or change agent starts and he discusses organizational change and adoption of these ideas

The Twitter account specifically for the Deming Institute podcasts is @DemingPodcast.

Direct download: DemingEpisode7.m4a
Category:management -- posted at: 4:44am EDT

Steven Haedrich, President of New York Label & Box Works

In this episode of the Deming Podcast, Tripp Babbitt interviews Steven Haedrich, President of New York Label & Box Works.

In his podcast, Steven talks about the rich 130-year history of New York Label & Box Works and their Deming journey which began more than 20 years ago. Steven discusses his "aha" moments around management and leadership, and quality improvements. Steven also talks about the relevance of the Deming teachings today and the keys to long-term success using the Deming method.

Steven will be sharing his experiences at the upcoming Deming Institute Fall Conference, in a presentation titled "Deming is it!" The 2014 Deming Institute Fall Conference to be held this October 17-19 in Los Angeles.

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Direct download: DemingEpisode6.m4a
Category:management -- posted at: 4:10am EDT

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

Dan Robertson Discusses his Deming Journey

In this episode of the Deming Podcast, Tripp Babbitt interviews Dan Robertson, Deming Institute Advisory Board member and Co-author of Deming's Profound Changes.

Dan discusses his Deming journey at Hewlett Packard and his experience writing Deming's Profound Changes with co-author Kenneth Delavigne, as a tribute to Dr. Perry Gluckman.

Dan is the Co-chair of The 2014 Deming Institute Fall Conference and shares details of the event to be held October 17-19 in Los Angeles.

Direct download: DemingEpisode4.m4a
Category:management -- posted at: 8:17am 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

Kelly Allan Discusses the Creation of the Deming 2 1/2 Day Seminar and Current Activities of the Institute

In the second episode of The W. Edwards Deming Institute Podcast moderator Tripp Babbitt interviews Kelly Allan.  Kelly serves on The W. Edwards Deming Institute advisory board and is the senior associate of Kelly Allan Associates.

Kelly discusses the creation of the 2 1/2 day seminar and the current activities of the Institute while also touching on various aspects of the Deming management method.

We have created a Twitter account specifically for the podcasts @DemingPodcast.

Direct download: DemingEpisode2.m4a
Category:management -- posted at: 9:27pm EDT

Kevin Cahill Discusses Growing up with Dr. Deming and the Current State of The W. Edwards Deming Institute

 

The W. Edwards Deming Institute is pleased to announce the Deming Podcast.  We created a new Twitter account specifically for the podcasts @DemingPodcast (our main Twitter account is @DemingInstitute).

Deming podcast episode number one starts off our series with moderator Tripp Babbitt interviewing Kevin Cahill, the President of The W. Edwards Deming Institute and the grandson of Dr. Deming. Kevin talks about growing up with Dr. Deming and Kevin's current work with The W. Edwards Deming Institute.

 

Direct download: DemingEpisode1.m4a
Category:management -- posted at: 2:20am EDT