The W. Edwards Deming Institute

Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

By Guest Post / February 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

SMED your SME journey applying Deming principles – guest post by Luciana Paulise How to build succesful business right the first time For more than 10 years now I have been helping people to develop their own Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). As a graduate with a degree in business, at first, I helped students […]

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Our 10 Most Popular Posts in 2015

By John Hunter / December 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. The most popular post on our blog this year: Myth: If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It (2015) What’s Deming Got to Do With Agile Software Development and Kanban (2013) 2014 Deming Prize Awardees (2014) Dr. Deming Called for the Elimination of […]

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Help Bring Joy to Learning, Joy in Life

By John Hunter / December 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Give by 28 December 2015 to double your gift! Joy in learning comes not so much from what is learned, but from learning. Joy on the job comes not so much from the result…but from contribution to optimization of the system in which everybody wins. – W. Edwards Deming Do you remember the joy of […]

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First Annual Deming in Education Conference

By John Hunter / July 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. Join us November 6 to 8 for the First Annual Deming in Education Conference at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle, Washington. See the agenda. Hear the stories of leaders who are challenging the status quo to create exceptional learning environments that preserves our children’s natural curiosity and “yearning for […]

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The W. Edwards Deming Institute 2015 Fall Conference, Sep 18-20

By John Hunter / June 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. This year The W. Edwards Deming Institute’s conference will be held in September. The theme of the conference is Next Generation Leadership: Disruptive by Design. Join us September 18th to the 20th at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa for the 2015 annual conference. Speakers: Jim Benson, Founding Partner, […]

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Find Quotes by W. Edwards Deming (Including the Source)

By John Hunter / May 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. We have added a new web application for quotes by W. Edwards Deming. We hope this will be of use to people searching for quotes by Dr. Deming. The quotes are viewable by category, such as: leadership, managing people, systems thinking and data. We provide the source for the […]

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What I Learned at the 21st Annual International Deming Research Summit

By Guest Post / March 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Guest post by Mike Stoecklein [broken link removed] I just returned from the 21st Annual International Deming Research Summit. I blogged about that a week ago [broken link removed]. Here are my “top 10″ learnings from that event: 10. Executive Director of the Deming Institute, Kevin Cahill (Dr. Deming’s Grandson) shared several “ah-ha’s” including a […]

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W. Edwards Deming Videos On Demand

By John Hunter / March 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. The W. Edwards Deming Institute has made The Deming Library and other videos with Dr. W. Edwards Deming available on demand via the internet. We offer 7 programs to chose from. Dr. Deming’s Four-Day Seminar (1992) This option provides access to 12 hours of […]

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11 Most Popular Posts on The W. Edwards Deming Institute Blog in 2014

By John Hunter / January 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

By John Hunter, founder of CuriousCat.com. Here is a list of the 11 most popular posts on this blog last year (as measured by views counted by our analytics applications). We published our first blog post on October 1st 2012. W. Edwards Deming Called for the Elimination of The Annual Performance Appraisal (2012) We Need […]

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Donate to the W. Edwards Deming Institute Scholarship Fund

By Guest Post / December 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

Guest Post by Jack Hillerich More than 50 years ago, I started working in our family business, Hillerich & Bradsby Co., maker of the Louisville Slugger® baseball bat. It was the early 1960’s and I had just graduated from Vanderbilt University. I was 21. When my father passed away in 1969, I was suddenly promoted […]

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