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  • Strategos Inc

    For more than 25 years the Strategos team has helped clients improve business operations. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, we travel the world fortraining and consulting. Our Associates come from varied backgrounds and, together address a wide range of business and manufacturing issues.

    Tags: consulting, training, Strategos, lean, manufacturing, strategy, articles, Cellular, workcells, cell, work, Kanban, video, seminars, jidoka, plant layout, facility planning, facilities

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  • A Perspective on Deming’s Ideas

    Here is a long document looking at Deming’s ideas, written by Raphael Vitalo – Deming Revisited: The Real Quality Model for Commerce. The document explores Dr. Deming’s ideas in depth and provides the authors viewpoint. In my opinion, it is an interesting read. I would disagre...

    Tags: management systems, 14 points, articles, management concepts, management system

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  • Statistical Techniques Allow Management to do a Better Job

    In this post I discuss another wonderful paper by Dr. Deming. The W. Edwards Deming Institute makes this paper, and many more, available on our website. As you would expect from a non-profit focused on promoting the application of his ideas these articles are freely available with no barriers to ...

    Tags: data, Dr. Deming, understanding variation, articles, culture, evidence based management, important, organization as a system, spc, statistics

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  • A New Synthesis from a Transcending Perspective to Personal Improvement

    Clare Crawford Mason spoke at the The W. Edwards Deming Institute conference in l997 in Alexandria, Virginia. Here is an excerpt from that talk: Profound Knowledge: A New Synthesis from a Transcending Perspective to Personal Improvement We are all familiar with the systems diagram Dr. Deming p...

    Tags: systems thinking, articles, conference, Deming Institute annual conference, process improvement, System of Profound Knowledge

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  • Some Notes on Management in a Hospital by W. Edwards Deming

    We used to publish a newsletter. In the Fall 2006 Deming Interaction we published an excerpt from an article by Dr. Deming: Some Notes on Management in a Hospital (published in 1990 in the Journal of the Society of Health Systems). In the lecture discussed from our last blog post I learned somet...

    Tags: customer focus, Dr. Deming, process thinking, respect for people, articles, culture, health care, organization as a system

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  • Using Deming’s Ideas Today to Promote Trust and Meaningful Work

    Joshua Macht wrote an article for the Harvard Business Review (published in June) : The Management Thinker We Should Never Have Forgotten. In that article he explores the importance of Dr. Deming’s ideas today. He quotes from the response W. Edwards Deming sent Peter Senge on his book, and...

    Tags: Dr. Deming, psychology, respect for people, articles, systems thinking, trust

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  • The Influence of C. I. Lewis on Walter Shewhart and W. Edwards Deming

    W. Edwards Deming had a large and varied collection of influences. One of the most difficult for people to grasp is C.I. Lewis. The ideas Dr. Deming drew from the work of C.I. Lewis provide one of the ways his ideas on management are different from others. But trying to read the original work of ...

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  • Deming’s Ideas Applied at Intermountain Healthcare Since 1988

    I like to share interesting articles (and other resources) that provide examples of organizations applying Deming’s ideas in practice. Here is another of those articles: How Intermountain Trimmed Health Care Costs Through Robust Quality Improvement Efforts by Brent James and Lucy Savitz (2...

    Tags: management systems, systems thinking, applications in organizations, articles, case study, gemba, health care, organization as a system, process improvement, process thinking

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  • Our Most Clicked Systems View Articles on LinkedIn from 2017

    Every week we publish posts, articles and tweets to disseminate a systems view and method for management and leadership. We make this constant effort because we believe that in our age of complexity and digitized and decentralized work, there is an urgent need for new management thinking and pra...

    Tags: Systems Thinking, systems view of the world, Theory of Constraints, articles, Deming, LinkedIn, theory of constraints, Top 10

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  • Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2017

    Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2017 was our sixth full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2017 from our archive of nearly 7,000 innovati...

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