2015 Deming Prize Winners

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The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2015 Deming Prize winners. One company was awarded the Deming Grand Prize this year: National Engineering Industries Limited (India). 2015 Deming Prize for Individuals. events Deming Prize

First Annual Deming in Education Conference

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Join us November 6 to 8 for the First Annual Deming in Education Conference at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle, Washington. Edwards Deming will liberate fear and ignite passion in students and educators alike. Dr. Deming Video: A Theory of a System for Educators and Managers.

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Bill Scherkenbach Interview with Dr. Deming

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Edwards Deming by Bill Scherkenbach (recording in February 1984, during this time Bill Scherkenbach worked at Ford and Deming was consulting with Ford). This quote again shows Dr. Deming’s focus on the importance of letting those doing the work guide the organization.

Reflections on Dr. Deming’s Hospital Notes – What Has Changed Since 1990?

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About ten years ago, somebody sent me a PDF file of Dr. Deming’s “Some Notes on Management in a Hospital.” I was happy to see John Hunter share the article on the Deming Institute blog last year , along with some context. As Dr. Deming would have said, the problem is not the workers.

Video of W. Edwards Deming at Western Connecticut State University in 1990

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Edwards Deming at Western CT State University – February 1990. Edwards Deming gives the example of using a loss leader to optimize the overall performance. Deming responded to a question from the audience. Edwards Deming : Replace it? Edwards Deming : Change it?

Applying W. Edwards Deming’s Ideas in Software Development

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Edwards Deming in Today’s IT, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar. management systems psychology systems thinking agile software development case study Deming Research Seminar fear organization as a system software developmentGuest post by John Hunter.

Deming Institute Seminars in London and Edinburgh During May 2017

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Edwards Deming Institute® Organisations as Unusual Workshop (Shift from Big Problems to Great Opportunities) and The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Sustainability Strategy Program. Edwards Deming Institute®. Edwards Deming Institute® Sustainability Strategy Program.

W. Edward Deming Discussing the Leadership We Need in Our Organizations

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Edwards Deming by Bill Scherkenbach (recording in February 1984, during this time Bill Scherkenbach worked at Ford and Deming was consulting with Ford). In this post I continue to explore this powerful video; it is part two of: Bill Scherkenbach’s Interview with Dr. Deming.

Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

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SMED your SME journey applying Deming principles – guest post by Luciana Paulise. Edwards Deming Institute [The Institute makes 5 travel grants available each year to study the Deming Collection at the Library of Congress.

Find Online Resources for Learning About Deming’s Ideas on Management

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There are many online resources for those looking to improve the practice of management in their organization in a way consistent with Dr. Deming’s management system. Edwards Deming Institute maintains several online resources: The W. and Deming Today.

What Schools Can Learn from Dr. Deming’s Philosophy by Andrea Gabor

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Edwards Deming Brought the Quality Revolution to America and has been studying education for years. This webcast shows Andrea’s presentation at the 2014 Annual Deming Conference: What Schools Can Learn from Dr. Deming’s Philosophy.

Tips to Get the Most Out of the Deming Collection at the Library of Congress

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See her previous guest posts: Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Applying a Model for Small Business Continual Improvement. Edwards Deming used to say “Knowledge is the key. What are you doing to keep yourself up to date on Deming concepts?

Deming’s Ideas Applied at Intermountain Healthcare Since 1988

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I like to share interesting articles (and other resources) that provide examples of organizations applying Deming’s ideas in practice. Edwards Deming’s process management theory. Edwards Deming cautioned against clinging to examples , and for good reason.

Updated W. Edwards Deming Institute Web Site

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Edwards Deming Institute. We have added several new features to the site to aid those seeking to apply Deming’s ideas. I expect the new feature our readers will find the most useful is the new Deming Today section. Edwards Deming Institute (May 2013).

Healthcare, Paradigm Shifts and the Influence of W.E. Deming

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In 2014 I presented a paper at the 20th Annual International Deming Research Seminar on the topic of “ Understanding and Application of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge in Healthcare.” With new knowledge from Dr. Deming (and others) they turned that reputation around.

Great Quote: On System of Management by Deming

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Edwards Deming , the pioneer and guru in quality revolution wrote the following paragraph when commenting on Peter Senge’s book “ The Fifth Discipline ” and it instantly struck the chord. Deming said this in 1990’s and still sounds so true in current context when we look at how our schools, colleges and organizations are being driven. - – - – -. Great Quotes Leadership Leading People Quality Improvement creativity Deming organization development Quality Team Building

Developing Software Using Deming’s Ideas

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Deming Institute podcast with TJ Gokcen, CEO of Acquate on “Joy in Software Development” ( download the podcast ). Describing the importance of creating software using Deming’s ideas as expressed in agile software development , TJ says.

Deming Regression

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Most of Dr. Deming’s management work requires no understanding of advanced statistical methods. He was also a statistician and this post takes a look at one of his contributions to the field of statistics: the Deming Regression. Edwards Deming’s 1943 book.

Before Deming’s 14 Points for Management

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The French Deming Association has a mission to implement the management theory designed by Deming. Their web site also offers several interesting papers including: Before Deming’s 14 Points for Management by Jean-Marie Gogue, The French Deming Association.

Dr. Deming on Joy of Work, Innovation and Leadership

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Edwards Deming whose thinking was way ahead of time. Dr. Deming is remembered for transforming Japan into a formidable business competitor through his management and leadership practices, especially Deming’s 14 principles. In 1994, at the age of 92, Dr. Deming gave his last interview to IndustryWeek magazine which I read with great interest. In part 1 of his interview, Deming says, The source of innovation is freedom.

Is There Hope…? An Introduction to Deming’s Management Ideas by Eric Budd

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When we designed the Deming 2 1/2 day seminar we placed great importance on these principles and incorporated them into the Deming 2 1/2 day seminars. psychology system of profound knowledge video Deming Institute annual conference learning System of Profound Knowledge

2016 Deming Prize Winners

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The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2016 Deming Prize winners. There companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year: Ashok Leyland, Pantnagar Plant (India). 2016 Deming Prize for Individuals. events Deming Prize India Japan

Building a Sustainable Organization Using Deming’s Ideas on Management

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The linked to article that aims to provides an overview of the essence of Deming’s approach to management and its continuing relevance to managers: The Model of Sustainable Organisation by Alan Clark. A manager, said Deming, is primarily a manager of People. Deming is often misrepresented as promoting only continual improvement of products and processes. … Deming recognised the importance of viewing any organisation as a whole.

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

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Edwards Deming. We hope this will be of use to people searching for quotes by Dr. Deming. Edwards Deming quotes database. We also provide quotes Dr. Deming attributed to others, with proper credit and sources provided. Edwards Deming Institute Podcast series , making W.

The W. Edwards Deming Institute Blog

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John Hunter has led the blogging efforts of The Deming Institute, including our first post on October 1, 2012, followed by biweekly posts ever since. Edwards Deming Institute ®. Edwards Deming Institute

Deming’s Management Ideas Evolved Into the System of Profound Knowledge

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Edwards Deming spent decades refining his thoughts on management and refining how to present those thoughts. Edwards Deming from his Japan lectures in 1950’s. That thinking culminated in what he call the System of Profound Knowledge (SoPK).

Discovering Deming: Cultural Evolution at Pluralsight

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Keith Sparkjoy – Discovering Deming: Cultural Evolution at Pluralsight from The W. Edwards Deming Institute 2014 Annual Conference. Edwards Deming Institute conference – Discovering Deming: Cultural Evolution at Pluralsight using the webcast above.

Deming 101: Kelly Allan’s Presentation at Our 2014 Annual Conference

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Edwards Deming Institute 2014 annual conference was Deming 101 (giving an introduction to Dr. Deming’s ideas). One of the cool things about Deming is you can start applying certain things tomorrow. It really does capture the feeling of applying Deming’s ideas.

Software Code Reviews from a Deming Perspective

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Edwards Deming stated in Out of the Crisis: Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality. My guess is in a very well operating software development system (focused on Deming, good software practices…) code review would not be needed to inspect for quality.

Images for Quotes by W. Edwards Deming

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Edwards Deming quote web site. And the images include a link to the page on our web site that provides context for the quote along with links to additional information about the quote within the context of Deming’s ideas on management. Dr. Deming history quotes W.

Deming Podcast with Doug Hall

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He returns to the Deming Institute podcast again ( download ) and he shares his approach for using innovation or leadership to improve management practices. Subscribe to the Deming Institute podcast RSS feed (also you can subscribe to the RSS feed for this blog ).

Using Deming’s Management Ideas at an Auto Repair Company for the Last 30 Years

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Louis Altazan, President of AGCO Automotive Corporation discusses the success AGCO has had applying Deming’s management system to their service organization (car repair). This [Deming’s ideas] sort of went to the same exact type of philosophy.

Deming Lecture by Dr. Jeff Wu on Quality Improvement from Autos to Nanotechnology

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Deming Lecture at the 2012 ASA Joint – Quality Improvement: From Autos and Chips to Nano and Bio” by Jeff Wu, Georgia Institute of Technology. Deming’s major insight was to recognize that Shewhart’s idea [control charts, chance and assignable causes etc.],

Overview and Status of The W. Edwards Deming Institute

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Edwards Deming Institute provided an overview and status of the Institute at our last annual conference. He also discussed the initiatives that the Institute is focusing our resources on: the Deming Education Initiative and the Deming Non-profit Initiative. Edwards Deming.

The Deming Dimension by Henry Neave

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The Deming Dimension by Henry Neave provides good historical background and then a well presented explanation of Deming’s ideas on management. It is one of the best books to read to learn about Deming’s ideas.

Using Deming’s Ideas When the Organization Doesn’t

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If people asked Dr. Deming what they should do if they tried to get their company to adopt Deming’s ideas on management and the company wouldn’t he often suggested working on their resume and applying to other companies. Here, I want to address what to do if you want to take advantage of Deming’s ideas, and your organization has no interest in doing so and you like your job and want to stay anyway.

2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl – Need Any Country be Poor?

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2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl, GE Global Research: The World Is Calling; Should We Answer? Roger starts by discussing some areas of Deming’s work that are not getting the focus they deserve. Edwards Deming’s vision for the result of adopting the ideas he promoted.

What Role Does/Should The Deming System of Profound Knowledge Play in the World of “Big Data”?

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In Deming’s language, are we talking about an enumerative or analytic problem ? As Dr. Deming would say, “ Without a theory there is no learning.” Guest post by Kim Melton.

Case Study: Adopting a Deming Management System in a Service Company

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Edwards Deming-based quality program within a particular trucking company, Mason Transporters. And such an aim is required for any Deming based effort. Total Quality Management in Logistics: a case study from the trucking industry by Harry Lehman, Jr. (a

Experiential Learning, Deming and Neuroscience! I Just had a Geekgasm

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I came across this great video clip from the W Edwards Deming Institute. JW Wilson presented ‘The Neuroscience of Deming’. Watch the video above.