Discovering the Benefits of Data-Driven Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) with Dr. Randal Pinkett – Lean Blog Podcast

Dr. Randal Pinkett is an entrepreneur, innovator, speaker, author, media personality and DEI expert who is leading the way in business, technology and equity for all. He is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a global, multimillion-dollar research, training, consulting, technology, and data analytics firm whose mission is to provide insights about diverse […]

Continuous Improvement and Root Cause Racism Podcast – The Edges of Lean

Root causes of racism and the problems in the world for which racism appears to be a root cause are now hot topics in the continuous improvement community. Deondra Wardelle and Mark Graban join host Bella Englebach to share the story of #RootCauseRacism and how it got started. Listen to the podcast at:

Interview with Dr. Randal Pinkett & Dr. Jeffrey Robinson on “Black Faces in White Places”

Dr. Randal Pinkett and Dr. Jeffrey Robinson talk about important issues of race, diversity, and equity in organizations. Together, they are co-authors of the book Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness and the upcoming book (2021) Black Faces in High Places. Topics in the interview include: Workplace […]

Lean and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Lean Blog Podcast

Mark Graban interviews Christopher D. Chapman, Senior Lean Transformation Coach at Chapman Lean Enterprise, and Dr. Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, a social scientist, Associate Professor, and Director of the Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion at Purdue University. They discuss Christopher’s article “Lean in Lean Thinkers to Root Out Racial Inequity” and the intersection and overlap between Lean […]