Each season, I create different themes through out the year. Though I do not follow them exactly, I do try to create somewhat of a flow The 2012 Business901 podcast season incorporated over 60 podcasts and the subject matter flowed through the year in this order with Lean be the central theme throughout the year.
Training (Simulations, Gaming, Storytelling)
I had a great time learning from my guests and was honored that they were willing to participate. Considering the competition for the number one podcast of the year, I know there are quite a few people waiting to hear who it was, Deming in 2012 was the hands down winner. Below is the podcast and the transcript for you to enjoy one more time.
About the Deming Blog: John will explore Deming’s ideas on management by examining his works and exploring how the ideas are being applied in organizations today. While he was alive Deming continued to learn and add to his management philosophy. The blog attempts to hold true to his ideas while also looking at how those ideas have been, and are being, extended and implemented.
About the Deming Institute: The W. Edwards Deming Institute® was founded by Dr. Deming in 1993 to provide educational services related to his theories and teachings. The aim of The W. Edwards Deming Institute is to foster understanding of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge® to advance commerce, prosperity and peace.
About John Hunter: John combines technology with management expertise to improve the performance of organizations. He has served as an information technology program manager for the American Society for Engineering Education, the Office of Secretary of Defense Quality Management Office and the White House Military Office. He has authored the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog for years.
In an upcoming Business901 podcast (scheduled for January 8th), I had the pleasure interviewing Dr. Joyce Orsini, a professor of Fordham University and president of the W. Edwards Deming Institute and Kevin Cahill, the Executive Director of the Institute. Dr. Orsini has also recently authored the book, The Essential Deming: Leadership Principles from the Father of Quality and Kevin is the grandson of Dr. Deming.