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Nov 9, 2018

In our 21st episode of Deming Speaks, this 27-minute excerpt from a lecture by Dr. Deming (which follows the content in episode #20) includes his thoughts on the following topics:
  1. The obligation of a component
  2. Some components may operate at a loss
  3. Management must understand the system
  4. What is the basis for negotiation...


Nov 2, 2018

In our 20th episode of Deming Speaks, this 26-minute excerpt from a 1992 lecture by Dr. Deming includes his thoughts on the topics below:
(This is the first part of the lecture, with part 2 to follow in our 21st episode)
  1. Why transformation is not enough?
  2. The individual components of a system will reinforce each other...


Oct 5, 2018

In our 19th episode of Deming Speaks, this 32-minute excerpt from a 1991 seminar by Dr. Deming continues with him conducting his world-famous Red Bead Experiment (see Episode #18 for the first part of this experiment), all the while offering commentary on the following topics:

  1. The use of threats on Willing Workers


Sep 24, 2018

In our 18th episode of Deming Speaks, this 25-minute excerpt from a 1991 seminar by Dr. Deming begins with him conducting his world-famous Red Bead Experiment, all the while offering commentary on the following topics:

  1. The way to improvement
  2. Use of posters
  3. Confusion about the need for white beads, not red beads
  4. Merit...


Sep 7, 2018

In our 17th episode of Deming Speaks, this 18-minute excerpt from a lecture by Dr. Deming (which follows the content in episode #16) includes his thoughts on the following topics:
  1. What do you think we ought to do?
  2. Where's the crisis?
  3. Customer expectations
  4. Who asked for pneumatic tires?
  5. Where does innovation...