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 142 – Timelines for Toyota – Part 2

I’m David Veech and this is Elevate your performance. With Sakichi Toyoda’s death in 1930, his Son Kiichiro and nephew Risaburo were left to run his businesses.  As a result of a great earthquake in 1923, which destroyed significant pieces of Japan’s...