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Edwards Deming
Edwards Deming

Born in 1900, W. Edwards Deming was an educator, statistician and consultant who became known for his quality control methods that helped Japan recover after World War II and achieve global success. Deming was a professor in physics at several colleges and also served as a mathematical physicist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He served as a business consultant for a time before be…

Date of Birth: October 14, 1900
Date of Death: December 20, 1993


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"Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures." Edwards Deming
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"We must understand variation." Edwards Deming
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"We should work on our process, not the outcome of our processes." Edwards Deming
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"Innovation comes from the producer -- not from the customer." Edwards Deming
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"The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work." Edwards Deming
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"Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them." Edwards Deming
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"You can not inspect quality into the product; it is already there." Edwards Deming
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"The prevailing style of management must undergo transformation. A system can not understand itself. The transformation requires a view from outside." Edwards Deming
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"There is a penalty for ignorance. We are paying through the nose." Edwards Deming
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"All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride." Edwards Deming
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"The job can't be finished only improved to please the customer." Edwards Deming
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"Quality starts in the boardroom." Edwards Deming
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"Quality is everyone's responsibility." Edwards Deming
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"Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous!" Edwards Deming
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"Off we go to the . . . Milky Way!" Edwards Deming
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"If you stay in this world, you will never learn another one." Edwards Deming
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"Lack of knowledge . . . that is the problem." Edwards Deming
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"Any manager can do well in an expanding market." Edwards Deming
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"Does experience help? NO! Not if we are doing the wrong things." Edwards Deming
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"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." Edwards Deming
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"It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best." Edwards Deming
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