Work should be fun, exciting, challenging, and interesting. Leaders make or break this kind of workplace. David started D. Veech & Co. and Leadersights to help organizations of all types develop better leaders.
He is the author of “Leadersights: Creating great leaders who create great workplaces (2017, CRC Press), “The C4 Process: Four Vital Steps to Better Work (2011, Business Innovation Press, an imprint of Integrated Media Corp.) and “FirstLine: A team leader’s guide to lean thinking” (2005, PKI).
He is a Senior Lecturer in the Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, teaching in the Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) Program. He joined the University in 2013 after serving as Executive Director of the Institute for Lean Systems (ILS) for seven years, coaching and consulting with clients in a wide range of industries. His research, teaching, and consulting focus on people in organizations and how lean, leadership, and learning systems contribute to overall employee satisfaction and well-being and how lean tools and systems sustain a great workplace.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Western Kentucky University, and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Management from Clemson University. He has completed significant doctoral work in General and Educational Psychology at the University of Kentucky and Capella University.