Dr. Deming

Musical Compositions by W. Edwards Deming

By John Hunter / February 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. Dr. Deming encouraged organizations to respect the whole person; he recommended encouraging education even if it was not directly related to the employee’s job or potential jobs with the organization. In his own life, he pursued interests beyond those he is well known for, one of those […]

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The Gift of Dr. Deming

By Norea Hoeft / October 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today, on Dr. Deming’s Birthday, we honor him and celebrate his gifts to each of us.

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3rd Edition of The New Economics Has Been Released

By deming / March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

The new edition of The New Economics includes an introduction by Kevin Edwards Cahill and a new chapter by Kelly Allan.

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A Brief History of Quality, Part 1 – “Time has no divisions to mark its passage…”

By Bill Bellows / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bill Bellows looks at “step changes” and how they relate to quality.

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Break the Cycle

By Bill Bellows / December 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bill Bellows discusses using the Deming approach to turn things around – whether prompted by a crisis or an essential effort in an organization’s continued success.

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What we see…

By Bill Bellows / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bill Bellows talks about lean management within the (oft-overlooked) larger context of the Deming Philosophy.

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Four-Day Seminar with Dr. Deming Videos

By deming / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). The W. Edwards Deming Institute provides online access to a recording, from 1992, of Dr. Deming’s Four-Day Seminar. There is a cost for viewing these videos; remember we do make many videos available online for no charge including: If Japan […]

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2017 ASA Deming Lecture, W. Edwards Deming – A Kaizen Statistician

By deming / February 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. 2017 ASA Deming Lecture, W. Edwards Deming – A Kaizen Statistician, by Fritz Scheuren, NORC-University of Chicago. In his presentation, Fritz provides a personal view of W. Edwards Deming the man and Deming’s ideas. That’s the way people understood Deming. As a critic, […]

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The Most Popular Videos on Our YouTube Channel in 2017

By deming / January 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Guest post by John Hunter. Here are the most popular videos on The W. Edwards Deming Institute You Tube channel in the last year. Those with W. Edwards Deming in them are the most popular. The videos with the most views in the last year: W. Edwards Deming: The 14 Points: 46,000 views in 2017 (added […]

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Profits, Pragmatism, and the Possibilities of Possessing “Other Eyes”

By Bill Bellows / December 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Post by Bill Bellows There is little evidence that we give a hoot about profit. W. Edwards Deming On July 22, 2014, Apple announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter, reporting a revenue of $37.4 billion and a quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion.   From sales of iPhones to iPads to computers, Apple executives […]

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