Tag Archives: Leadership perspective

Profiles in Leadership: Thomas D. Willhite

Leadership is not a right or a position, it is a responsibility.         Thomas D. Willhite In 1973 I met a man who changed my life.  His name was Thomas D. Willhite and to some he was a … Continue reading

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Rethinking Elected Leadership . . .

“ No matter how important a man at sea may consider himself, unless he is fundamentally worthy the sea will someday find him out.”  –Felix Riesenberg Imagine the following scenario: An experienced sea captain sets sail with a hired crew … Continue reading

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An example of “leadership perspective” . . .

In my last posting I started a discussion on Total Quality and how it is time to expand the focus of quality onto Total Quality Leadership, or as a reply from a reader termed it: TQM 2.0 (I like that!). … Continue reading

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Total Quality Leadership . . .

“Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric.”   – Phil Crosby In the early 1980s the US was losing the quality race to … Continue reading

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