The New Economics Study Sessions – January 2017

About the study sessions

Wednesdays & Mondays, 3-5pm Pacific Time, from January 30 through February 22 participants will discuss Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s last book, The New Economics. The course is open to all – repeat participants and first timers are equally welcome.

About the series

We will read two chapters (or so) before each of six sessions then connect to share ideas about what we have read.  In the seventh session we will relate what we have learned to current events at work, at home, or in the news.

Not all participants are able to join all seven sessions.  Participating more is better, but you are welcome to attend as your schedule allows.

At each session of the series, we will have supplemental information aimed at provoking additional thought.

How to participate

The W. Edwards Deming Institute® has arranged a conference line for the series.  You will be able to connect using your smart phone, computer or similar device using VOI protocol for free.  The phone access number and passcode will be provided to you upon registering.


Tim Higgins


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Session Schedule

Time 3:00 – 5:00 PST

  • Monday, January 30
  • Wednesday, February 1
  • Monday, February 6
  • Wednesday, February 8
  • Monday, February 13
  • Wednesday, February 15
  • Wednesday, February 22





How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have questions about the study sessions, please email



Tim Higgins
In2:InThinking Network

A member of The Deming Institute’s Advisory Council, Tim is retired from 27 years at Rocketdyne in engineering, manufacturing and quality. He has worked as a NASA Safety and Mission Assurance Specialist for the last 10 years. He is a Partner of InVista Associates, Inc., working to assist organizations, particularly small to medium sized aerospace enterprises, develop the skills and knowledge to engage in a cycle of continuously moving from where they are to where they could be. He is President of the In2:InThinking Network, a non-profit aimed at increasing awareness of our thinking and how it dictates our behaviors. (Read More)


The book is The New Economics for Government, Industry, Education  2nd Edition by W. Edwards Deming ISBN: 9780262541169. Available in Kindle format. Please obtain your book and for the first session read the introductory text and the first two chapters.

From the back cover of the Fourth printing of the 2nd Edition of The New Economics:  This book is for people in industry, government and education who are living under the tyranny of the prevailing style of management.

At A Glance
Monday, January 30, 2017
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