Psychology

Dr. Deming’s work lauded by world famous philosopher, Alasdair MacIntyre

By Bill Bellows / December 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

One of the most pre-eminent philosophers in the world, Alasdair MacIntyre cites Deming at length in his 2016 book, Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity.

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The Ethics of Quality

By Guest Post / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dennis Sergent explores the strong correlation between quality and ethics.

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Customer Satisfaction is Not Enough

By deming / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

To succeed over the long term, organizations must seek not to satisfy customers but to delight them.

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Restoring Joy and Meaning to Learning

By deming / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability David Langford has taken his experience with applying Deming’s ideas to education to his position as the Superintendent of Ingenium schools in Los Angeles, California. The focus of Ingenium is “restoring joy and meaning to learning.” David talks about how Ingenium schools are […]

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Two Tweets & A Blog

By Guest Post / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest blog by Bob Browne, author of Sys-Tao – Western Logic and Eastern Flow and former Chairman and CEO of the Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Company Tweet One The question, “If Japan can, why can’t we?” conjures up the works of W. Edwards Deming. It also begs another question, “If the Japanese so easily understood […]

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The best and the brightest

By Guest Post / September 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

We hear a lot of talk about companies wanting to hire the best and the brightest. But is that a great long-term strategy? Is there something better?

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Restaurant Week (An elementary look at quality culture fundamentals)

By Guest Post / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Industry can help provide the solution for our educational problems. But ultimately, education will provide the solution for our industry problems.

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The Neuroscience of Deming by JW Wilson

By deming / July 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. This webcast shows JW Wilson’s presentation, The Neuroscience of Deming, at the 2012 Annual Deming Conference. In a previous post I wrote about this presentation which included a couple clips from the presentation. Now we have the full presentation on our YouTube channel: […]

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Book Review – The Mind at Work: Valuing the intelligence of the American Worker

By Bill Bellows / July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by Michael Godfried: planner and policy analyst in Washington State and Bill Bellows, Deputy Director, The Deming Institute Mike Rose is a wonderful writer with a host of books to his name. The Mind at Work: Valuing the intelligence of the American Worker (2004) looks at the mental dimension of work that is often dismissed […]

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My quest for understanding

By Guest Post / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Why is it so hard to get the Deming approach to “stick” at organizations?Keith Sparkjoy’s answer may surprise you.

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