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The essential Deming : leadership principles from the father of quality

Author: W Edwards Deming
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fordham University professor and Deming expert Joyce Orsini draws on a wealth of previously unavailable material to present the legendary thinker's most important management principles in one indispensable volume. The book is filled with articles, papers, lectures, and notes touching on a wide range of topics, but which focus on Deming's overriding message: quality and operations are all about systems, not  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Edwards Deming
ISBN: 9780071790222 0071790225
OCLC Number: 793223411
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 326 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The world is being ruined by best efforts (best efforts without guidance lead to failure) --
Quality is made in the boardroom (only top management can make the decisions necessary to assure quality) --
By what method? (how can we bring about improvement?) --
There is no such thing as instant pudding (Deming's 14 points for management) --
A system must be managed (people are part of the system) --
There is no substitute for knowldege (information is not knowledge) --
Management is prediction (statistical thinking is required) --
What happened in Japan?
Responsibility: by Edwards Deming.

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