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The Deming Files @ The Process Excellence Network

By John Hunter / October 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. The W. Edwards Deming Institute is working with the Process Excellence Network to publish articles on Deming’s ideas: The Deming Files. The first article was published in early 2011. A 4 part series looked at Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge: Systems Thinking and the Three […]

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Image of Deming Chain Reaction - text: Improve Quality —> Costs decrease because of less rework, fewer mistakes, fewer delays, snags, better use of machine-time and materials —> Productivity Improves —> Capture the market with better quality and lower price —> Stay in Business —> Provide jobs and more jobs

Deming Chain Reaction

By John Hunter / October 15, 2012 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. From Out of the Crisis The prevailing action during the crisis Dr. Deming alluded to in the title of his books was to cut costs to improve profits. Massive layoffs of employees would get executives big bonuses and send stock prices up. Sadly, focusing on cost cutting and layoffs […]

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Video of Dr. W. Edwards Deming: Deadly Diseases of Western Management

By John Hunter / October 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. Dr. Deming added 2 diseases to the lists after this video. He was always learning and updating his thoughts and recommendations. As we have stated earlier, this blog attempts to continue that practice by examining Dr. Deming’s ideas and also looking at how those ideas […]

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2012 Deming Prize Winners

By John Hunter / October 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). The 2012 Deming Prize winners were announced today by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE). The companies awarded the Deming Prize this year are: SRF Limited, Chemicals Business (India) Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Farm Equipment Sector, Swaraj Division (India) This […]

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The W. Edwards Deming Institute Blog

By John Hunter / October 1, 2012 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. The W. Edwards Deming Institute is proud to announce our first blog. The aim of The W. Edwards Deming Institute® is to foster understanding of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge™ to advance commerce, prosperity and peace. With the blog we aim to further the […]

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