Lean Blog Audio — What Will a “Quality Stand Down” Day Accomplish at Boeing?

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What do Boeing frontline mechanics and engineers think about this day? What did they expect going into it? How did the day turn out? I'd love to know.

“Quality is made in the boardroom.”

I rolled my eyes hard when I read this announcement from Boeing, as part of the aftermath of the January 5th door plug blowout incident on an Alaska Airlines flight:

In recent years, there have been many complaints about the Boeing culture. Culture starts with the executive suite. They're responsible for the culture, and they're responsible for the results of bad decisions made in the boardroom or the remote C-suite. Or they should be responsible.

W. Edwards DemingBoeing to hold Quality Stand Downs

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