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India Fights COVID-19 with Control Charts

By Norea Hoeft / 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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“We Thinking” in India, Mexico, UK, and US

By Norea Hoeft / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

#OutOfTheCrisis: Our weekly roundup of stories of hope, inspiration, and genuine collaboration in the time of COVID-19.

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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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Demonstrating Respect for People With High Minimum Salaries

By David Zack / March 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Five years ago, a CEO made the bold decision to introduce a $70,000 minimum salary for all of his 120 staff. What happened next is classic Deming.

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The “String” Theory of Systems Management in Schools

By Guest Post / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Does your organization need “re-tuning”? Drs. Doug Stilwell and Randy Peters of Drake University discuss the pitfalls of both over- and under-managing.

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Leading From the Top (Part II) – Transforming Our Thinking

By Guest Post / February 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

“We’re living in prison, under the tyranny of the prevailing style of management, a style of interaction between people, between teams, between divisions, between competitors. We need to throw overboard our theories and practices of the present, and build afresh.” – W. Edwards Deming

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Leading from the Top (Part I) – Transformation of the Leader

By Guest Post / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dr. Deming said, “Quality is determined by the top management. It cannot be delegated.” This humorous tale from Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan illustrates this concept beautifully.

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Deming on Management: Education

By David Zack / January 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

How does the Deming approach apply to education? John Hunter provides dozens of online resources to assist you in your quest to improve teaching and learning through Deming.

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Meet One of Our Non-Profit Partners

By Norea Hoeft / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Our revenue has grown by 60%… and an exciting result of the Deming approach is we were able to deliver that growth with significantly less time from our staff.” – Stacy Sheldon, Aileron

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National and International Forum for Health Quality 2019

By Norea Hoeft / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Executive Director Kevin Cahill will speak at the National and International Forum for Health Quality in Mexico City this week. The Mexican Ministry of Health hosts this annual event, with an attendance of over 2000 healthcare professionals.

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