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The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Podcast

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Mar 9, 2018

In our 8th episode of Deming Speaks, this 13-minute excerpt from a 1990 presentation by Dr. Deming includes his thoughts on the following topics:
  1. Theory of Knowledge
  2. Management in any form is prediction
  3. Knowledge has temporal spread
  4. Information is not knowledge
  5. No knowledge without prediction
  6. Chanticleer the Rooster
  7. Theories of a Flat Earth and Round Earth
  8. Theory leads to prediction
  9. Any rational plan is prediction
  10. A statement devoid of rational prediction conveys no knowledge
  11. No true value of any characteristic
  12. Get the facts - nonsense!
  13. Change the method, get a new number
  14. A dictionary contains information, not knowledge