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A Powerful Tool: The Capacity Matrix

I attended a 4 day seminar by David Langford about 15 years ago. The seminar was on using Deming’s ideas to improve education. I wasn’t in the education field, but I believe what I wrote about earlier: we don’t need to restrict our management learning to our industry. And thankfully my boss shared that thinking […]

First Annual Deming in Education Conference, 6-8 November 2015

Join us 6-8 November 2015 for the First Annual Deming in Education Conference at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle, Washington. Alfie Kohn and David Langford will be featured speakers at the conference. Also, conference attendees will have the opportunity to here from: Kevin Cahill, Executive Director, The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Michael King and Jane […]

Alfie Kohn on Systems Thinking, Human Behavior and Education

Alfie Kohn, author of Punished by Rewards, No Contest: the Case Against Competition and many other books on human behavior, management and education is the guest on this Deming Podcast. Alfie explains that, as a contrarian, he searched for issues where logic and research suggested certain action while practice differs from those expectations. His research […]

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

Andrea Gabor authored The Man Who Discovered Quality: How W. 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. Dr. Deming’s genius was that he combined the rationalistic (thats the […]

First Annual Deming in Education Conference

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 learning”. Learn how the systems approach […]