David Schwinn comments on workplace culture in response to news about management practices at Amazon.
David Schwinn remarks on the ways that organizations undermine win-win opportunities in the name of competition, and how an approach to quality management through Six Sigma efforts can counter that tendency.
David Schwinn’s research offers food for thinking about values and actions in organizations and in the world.
David Schwinn reflects this month on building a sense of community in organizations by understanding and transcending the differences that may divide people.
In a walk down memory lane, David Schwinn re-visits the seven-step improvement process and shows its continuing relevance.
David Schwinn reflects this month on the implications of relying on numbers and standards when it comes to performance, and what Deming said about this reliance.
This month, David defines ‘family’ in terms of work community, and shares insights about improving the wellbeing of employees while enhancing profitability
This month, David explores the possibility of “circle” in developing relationships and enhancing Six Sigma efforts.
In this column, David Schwinn makes connections, from a film he saw recently to Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits, to Eastern philosophies, to Six Sigma efforts. Stay tuned for the ride!
This month David ruminates on the effect of silence and mindfulness on growth. Turning off our smart phones might be a first step in the process.