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The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Podcast

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Jun 15, 2018

In our twelfth "Lens" episode, host Tripp Babbitt shares his interpretation of wide-ranging aspects and implications of Dr. Deming's theory of management, including commentary by Dr. Deming.   Special thanks to Jean-Marie Gogue, Founder and President of the French Deming Association, for sharing the vintage audio file...


Jun 8, 2018

In our 12th episode of Deming Speaks, this 20-minute excerpt from a 1980 presentation by Dr. Deming includes his thoughts on the following topics:
  1. His 1950 invitation to lecture in Japan
  2. His areas of expertise and non-expertise
  3. He's not a consultant to management
  4. Interest in productivity
  5. Repeat for US companies what...


Jun 1, 2018

In our June 2018 interview podcast, his 1st session with Tripp, Jean-Marie Gogue reflects on his interactions and memories of working with Dr. Deming, beginning in November 1978 in Tokyo.

Highlights include:

  • Inviting Dr. Deming to speak in Paris in 1980
  • Dr. Deming's commentary on leadership
  • Use of control charts


May 25, 2018

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

Topics in this episode include:

  • Fear and the distortion of figures
  • What people think they hear
  • Beliefs which drive thinking


May 18, 2018

In our 11th episode of Deming Speaks, this 25-minute excerpt from a 1984 in-house presentation by Dr. Deming includes his thoughts on the following topics:
  1. What is your job?
  2. Do you need to know how others use your work?
  3. What would you mean by improvement?
  4. Suggestions
  5. How do you rate yourself on your job?
  6. Everybody...