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Field report: 5th Annual Bryce Canyon Society Deming Forum

By Christina Dragonetti / April 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

On March 31st, Southern Utah University’s School of Aviation hosted the 5th Annual Deming Forum, with the largest turnout ever.

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Start 2022 with positive momentum – a message from Kelly Allan

By Christina Dragonetti / December 31, 2021 / 0 Comments

I started my consulting firm nearly 40 years ago and have spent my career helping organizations implement change. I could also say, I’ve helped companies—small and large, and across many industries—”do Deming.” There is no shortage of trends when it comes to organizational development, leadership theories and improvement methods. However, as these formulas come and […]

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When your aim is your name – A message from Trustee Keith Sparkjoy

By Christina Dragonetti / December 28, 2021 / 0 Comments

As a lifelong learner, I draw insight and inspiration from many writers, teachers, and thought leaders. In 2004, together with some good friends, we cofounded a wonderful company called Pluralsight whose aim is to democratize professional technology learning. During my decade there, I studied organizational health, with a focus on the work of Dr. Deming. I […]

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Build Caring Teams – a message from Trustee Paula Marshall

By Christina Dragonetti / December 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

People are often surprised that the mission statement of Bama Companies, an international food manufacturer, is “People helping people be successful through caring and accountability.” When a heart attack prevented my father from continuing to run Bama Companies, a family business, he asked me to take over. It was 1984, and I was young and […]

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Trustee Steven Haedrich’s Deming Journey

By Christina Dragonetti / December 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

So many of us strive to be a force for good—for our families, businesses and communities. Dr. Deming’s teachings helped me understand how I could lead a company through crisis with compassion. That’s why I joined The Deming Institute’s Board of Trustees, to help others do the same. My Deming journey began in 1996 when, […]

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Reflections on the Deming Community from Diana Deming Cahill

By Christina Dragonetti / November 19, 2021 / 0 Comments

Often, when the days grow shorter and holiday preparations are underway, I find myself taking time to reflect. Not just on the year that is coming to a close, but on the Deming community that I have been a part of for more than 40 years. I began to accompany my father, Dr. W. Edwards […]

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The Most Viewed Videos on Our YouTube Channel

By John Hunter / December 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. We created The W. Edwards Deming Institute You Tube channel over 11 years ago. Since then, tens of thousands of people have enjoyed and learned from the videos we have posted. Unsurprisingly, those with W. Edwards Deming in them are the most viewed. […]

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2020 Deming Prize Winners

By John Hunter / November 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2020 Deming Prize winners. One of the good aspects about how the Deming Prize is managed is that each year it is awarded to those found worthy. There are no minimum or […]

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India Fights COVID-19 with Control Charts

By Christina Dragonetti / April 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

According to how the data are being reported, it seems like the pandemic is getting worse in India, despite the lockdown. Balaji S Reddie, founder of The Deming Forum India and a member of our Advisory Council, is using control charts to set the record straight.

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Out Of The Crisis: The Deming Institute’s Response to COVID-19

By John Hunter / March 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

First and foremost, we want to express our deepest sympathy to the people and families whose health and wellbeing have been impacted by the pandemic. We also want to thank those of you on the front lines – the healthcare workers, pharmacy staff, grocery clerks, truck drivers, government workers, and other unsung heroes who are […]

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