2015 Deming Prize Winners
OCTOBER 13, 2015
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
JULY 27, 2015
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.
Bill Scherkenbach Interview with Dr. Deming
APRIL 18, 2016
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?
JANUARY 30, 2017
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.
Why Dr. Deming’s Work is So Important to Me
JANUARY 5, 2017
Edwards Deming. I don’t think I learned anything about Deming or his work as an undergraduate Industrial Engineering student from 1991 to 1995. I do remember my statistics professor saying something in class, in early 1994, right after Dr. Deming passed away.
Deming’s Ideas Applied at Intermountain Healthcare Since 1988
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
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
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
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).
What Schools Can Learn from Dr. Deming’s Philosophy by Andrea Gabor
AUGUST 27, 2015
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
MARCH 10, 2016
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?
Great Quote: On System of Management by Deming
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
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
OCTOBER 27, 2016
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.
Healthcare, Paradigm Shifts and the Influence of W.E. Deming
JULY 30, 2015
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.
AUGUST 22, 2016
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.
Dr. Deming on Joy of Work, Innovation and Leadership
MAY 18, 2015
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.
Before Deming’s 14 Points for Management
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
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.
2016 Deming Prize Winners
OCTOBER 5, 2016
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
Is There Hope…? An Introduction to Deming’s Management Ideas by Eric Budd
JANUARY 8, 2016
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
Building a Sustainable Organization Using Deming’s Ideas on Management
AUGUST 20, 2015
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.
Deming Podcast with Doug Hall
APRIL 13, 2017
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 ).
Find Quotes by W. Edwards Deming (Including the Source)
MAY 21, 2015
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.
Deming’s Management Ideas Evolved Into the System of Profound Knowledge
JANUARY 18, 2016
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).
Software Code Reviews from a Deming Perspective
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
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.
Discovering Deming: Cultural Evolution at Pluralsight
MAY 5, 2015
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 Institute Seminars in London and Edinburgh During May 2017
MARCH 27, 2017
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.
Deming 101: Kelly Allan’s Presentation at Our 2014 Annual Conference
JULY 6, 2015
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.
Images for Quotes by W. Edwards Deming
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
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.
Overview and Status of The W. Edwards Deming Institute
DECEMBER 15, 2016
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.
Deming Lecture by Dr. Jeff Wu on Quality Improvement from Autos to Nanotechnology
OCTOBER 24, 2016
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.],
Using Deming’s Management Ideas at an Auto Repair Company for the Last 30 Years
JUNE 1, 2015
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.
Red Beads and Profound Knowledge: Deming and Quality of Education
APRIL 20, 2017
Sharon Lohr presented the 2014 American Statistical Association (ASA) Deming Lecture – Red Beads and Profound Knowledge: Deming and Quality of Education ( slides with notes and references ). Edwards Deming in her presentation: Numerical goals accomplish nothing.
The Deming Dimension by Henry Neave
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
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
DECEMBER 12, 2016
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?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
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.
Change the Situation – Get a Different Result
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
David Langford’s presentation at the 2015 Deming in Education conference starts with a clip from Clare Crawford Mason’s PBS presentation on Mt. Deming was a champion of the individual. ” So why was Dr. Deming so tough on management (and especially executives)?
Case Study: Adopting a Deming Management System in a Service Company
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
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
What Role Does/Should The Deming System of Profound Knowledge Play in the World of “Big Data”?
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
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.
Experiential Learning, Deming and Neuroscience! I Just had a Geekgasm
APRIL 26, 2013
I came across this great video clip from the W Edwards Deming Institute. JW Wilson presented ‘The Neuroscience of Deming’. Watch the video above.
Dr. Bill Bellows, new Deputy Director of The Deming Institute
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Edwards Deming Institute — one which will open tremendous possibilities for our future. Dr. Bill Bellows to The Deming Institute staff as our new Deputy Director! Please join me in welcoming Bill to our small, but mighty, Deming Institute staff! Edwards Deming Institute
The Most Popular Posts on The W. Edwards Deming Institute Blog in 2016
DECEMBER 27, 2016
2015 Deming Prize Awardees (2015) *. Deming and Lean: The Disparities and Similarities (2013). Dr. Deming Called for the Elimination of The Annual Performance Appraisal (2012). Deming’s 14 Points for Management (2013). Deming Chain Reaction (2012).
Deming’s Stage 0: By What Method?
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Edwards Deming Institute 2014 conference – Deming’s Stage 0: By What Method? Edwards Deming teaching a 2 week course on consumer research in Japan in 1951: that course included a section titled “the art of questioning and interviewing.”