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The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Podcast


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Sep 14, 2018

In our 17th "Deming Lens" episode, host Tripp Babbitt shares his interpretation of wide-ranging aspects and implications of Dr. Deming's theory of management.

Topics in this episode include:

  • The 2nd of Dr. Deming’s 14 Points – “Adopt the new philosophy”
  • Teach it to employees, suppliers, and put it into practice
  • The 7 Deadly Diseases
  • Freedom within our position, treatment with good faith
  • The impacts of stress
  • Inadequate/no training
  • Job hopping and layoffs
  • Options for cost cutting before layoffs
  • Hope for instant pudding
  • Copying without understanding
  • Technology will transform industry
  • Poor teaching of statistical methods
  • False starts
  • Only necessary to meet requirements
  • Fallacy of "Zero Defects"
  • Lack of testing of prototypes, including service functions