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Human Resources in the Post Deming Era

Guest post by John Hunter, founder of curiouscat.com (in 1996). At the 1994 Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum conference, Peter Scholtes and Mary Jenkins shared their presentation, Human Resources in the Post Deming Era: Mary Jenkins: The vast majority of our time is spent discussing business strategies, product strategies and very little time, proportionately, is […]

Leading The Transformation Process

Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). Leading The Transformation Process, Barbara Lawton’s presentation at the 1993 Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum conference: Aim of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge in Barbara’s words (building on Deming’s quote “provide jobs and more jobs“). Create value for customers, ourselves […]

A Practical Approach to Change: Some Strategies and Tools by Peter Scholtes

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. Peter Scholtes shared his thoughts on A Practical Approach to Change: Some Strategies and Tools at the 1991 Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum conference. In this presentation, Peter gives an entertaining and useful look at the types of personal attitudes toward change (explorers, […]

Why Deming? Why Now? Why…India?

Guest post by John Hunter, author of Management Matters: Building Enterprise Capability. This webcast shows Balaji Reddie’s presentation, Why Deming? Why Now? Why India?, given at the 25th Annual W. Edwards Deming Institute Conference in 2018. A powerful point Balaji Reddie made during the presentation was that you learn about Deming’s ideas by applying them. […]

Rethinking Statistics for Quality Control with George Box

Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). George Box shared a presentation on Rethinking Statistics for Quality Control at our 2008 Deming Institute Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. In the presentation George discusses how to look at data from a process. He mentions why it was so important […]

Four-Day Seminar with Dr. Deming Videos

Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). The W. Edwards Deming Institute provides online access to a recording, from 1992, of Dr. Deming’s Four-Day Seminar. There is a cost for viewing these videos; remember we do make many videos available online for no charge including: If Japan […]

Deming 101 by Mike Tveite

Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. This webcast shows Mike Tveite’s presentation, Deming 101, given at the 2012 Annual W. Edwards Deming Institute Conference. In a previous post I wrote about this presentation and included excellent clips discussing the problems caused by focusing on goals and exploring the […]