Episode 150 – Deming

Hi, I’m David Veech and this is Elevate your performance. Last week, I introduced the birth of the Quality Movement which followed W. Edwards Deming’s series of lectures with the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers in 1950. Today, I want to tease out a few more...

Episode 149 – The Quality Movement

I’m David Veech and this is Elevate Your Performance. I’ve been making my way through the history of events and people who have shaped Toyota, enabling them to become the great company they are. It started with Sakichi Toyoda, who’s known in Japan as the King of...

Episode 148 – Post-war Labor Disputes in Japan

I’m David Veech and this is Elevate Your Performance I’ve been focusing these past couple of months on the historical activities that got manufacturing and business to where we are today. I’ve been focused on Toyota lately because of the impact they...