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Deming Podcasts #3: David Langford on Improving Education

In this episode of The W. Edward Deming Institute Podcast Tripp Babbitt interviews David Langford. David serves on the advisory board of the Institute and is the CEO and founder of Langford International. David discusses using Deming’s ideas to improve the education system in this edition of the Deming Institute podcast series (download). You can […]

The W. Edwards Deming Institute 2014 Fall Conference, Oct 16-19

The W. Edwards Deming Institute┬« 2014 Fall Conference will be held at Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys, California. The theme for this years conference is Innovation for Success: creating a foundation for leading in business and education. Annual Fall Conference October 17 – 19, 2014 Pre-Conference Session on Education and Quality Learning October 16 […]

Attributing Fault to the Person Without Considering the System

Fundamental attribution error: attribute fault or defect to the individual without first considering the systemic effect. When we fall into this trap the system is not improved. What we want to do is when we find poor results is think about how the system can be improved to consistently produce better results. By using management […]

How Did We Do on the Test?

Bill Bellows asks is the appropriate question “How did we do on the test?” not “How did you do on the test?” Seeing that the student is partially responsible for their learning but that the teacher and the learning system provided by the school are inputs that will set the student up for success or […]

Find a Deming Scholar MBA Student To Internship with Your Organization

The Deming Scholar MBA students at Fordham University are looking for internship opportunities within your organization. Dr. W. Edwards Deming believed in inspiring people to think differently, ask better questions and seek new knowledge. He thought this was important because it led to more productive employees, successful organizations and happy customers. He did this by […]

Deming’s Ideas Applied in High School Education

Mt. Edgecumbe High School, in Sitka, Alaska was featured in the last 10 minutes of the three part series, Quality Or Else, aired on PBS (created by the same team that created the NBC White paper If Japan Can… Why Can’t We – Lloyd Dobyns and Clare Crawford-Mason). Mt. Edgecumbe High School gained international recognition […]

Dr. Deming Video: A Theory of a System for Educators and Managers

This Video with W. Edwards Deming, Russell Ackoff and David Langford discussing education. Lloyd Dobbins brings together the comments of those 3. This is part of one of the videos in the Deming Library which explores Deming’s ideas and brings in experts on various topics to explore this ideas with Dr. Deming. The video includes […]

Deming Scholars MBA Program at Fordham University in New York City

The Deming Scholars MBA Program aims to build a foundation for leadership in the new economic age. It provides a small group of highly motivated students with a unique opportunity to develop expertise in Dr. Deming’s teachings and to build leadership skills within the framework of an outstanding program. The program combines rigorous classroom study […]