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2018 Deming Prize Winners

The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2018 Deming Prize winners. Nine companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year (last year 2 companies received the award): Aiphone Co., Ltd. (Japan) Indus Towers Limited (India) OTICS Corporation (Japan) Ocean’s King Lighting Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (China) PT Komatsu Indonesia (Indonesia) […]

Red Beads and Profound Knowledge: Deming and Quality of Education

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). Dr. Lohr earned her doctorate in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she learned about Deming’s philosophy and met Dr. Deming. Quoting W. Edwards Deming in her […]

Updated W. Edwards Deming Institute Web Site

We have launched an updated web site for The W. Edwards Deming Institute. The new site offers much better usability when using a smart phone and has an updated design. 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 […]

Deming Scholars Seminar, November 9, 2016 in Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Wyoming Business Alliance, in partnership with The W. Edwards Deming Institute®, presents the Deming Scholars Seminar on November 9, 2016 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The seminar is a pre-conference event at the 2016 Governor’s Business Forum. Presentations include Dr. Joyce Orsini, Fordham University, New York – Learn how to apply Deming principles to have a […]

2016 Deming Prize Winners

The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2016 Deming Prize winners. Three companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year: Ashok Leyland, Pantnagar Plant (India) Toyota Motor Kyushu (Japan) Maruwa Electronic & Chemical (Japan) Here is a blog post on a 2006 visit to the Toyota Motor Kyushu plant by Mike […]

The Schools Our Children Deserve by Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn starts with an excellent discussion his fear of applying business improvement ideas in the education setting. …And yet, Dr. Deming’s work offered some principles at an abstract level that when pulled out of a workplace context turn out to be equally revolutionary, powerful, and constructive in virtually any other kind of environment, including […]

Upcoming Deming Institute Seminars and Conferences

We have several events scheduled throughout 2016 for those interested in applying Dr. Deming’s ideas today. Deming Management Method for Owners and Executives May 23-25, 2016 in Hauppauge, New York 2 1/2 day seminar with Kelly Allan and Lynda Finn. This seminar is aimed at those interested in implementing Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge (a.k.a. […]

2 1/2 Day Deming Institute Seminar February 9 – 11, 2016

Deming Institute Workshop – Leading With A Systems View 9 to 11 February 2016 Tipp City, Ohio, USA “I should estimate that in my experience most troubles and most possibilities for improvement add up to the proportions something like this: 94% belongs to the system (responsibility of management), 6% special” – W. Edwards Deming Aim: […]