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W. Edwards Deming

Top 10 W. Edwards Deming Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 26
Your Electric Light Led

Customer expectations? Nonsense. No customer ever asked for the electric light, the pneumatic tire, the VCR, or the CD. All customer expectations are only what you and your competitor have led him to expect. He knows nothing else.

- W. Edwards Deming

Hold Everybody Accountable

Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous!

- W. Edwards Deming

Will Some Means

'Quality' means what will sell and do a customer some good - at least try to.

- W. Edwards Deming

Process Doing Know

If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing.

- W. Edwards Deming

Bad Will System

A bad system will beat a good person every time.

- W. Edwards Deming

Work Chance Anyone

All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.

- W. Edwards Deming

New Give Sure Way

If you don't understand how to run an efficient operation, new machinery will just give you new problems of operation and maintenance. The sure way to increase productivity is to better administrate man and machine.

- W. Edwards Deming

Best Do Your Best Know

It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.

- W. Edwards Deming

Big First Place Realise

The big problems are where people don't realise they have one in the first place.

- W. Edwards Deming

Innovation Producer

Innovation comes from the producer - not from the customer.

- W. Edwards Deming

Japan Eliminated Another

In Japan, a company worker's position is secure. He is retrained for another job if his present job is eliminated by productivity improvement.

- W. Edwards Deming

Questions Ask Should

You should not ask questions without knowledge.

- W. Edwards Deming

System Crushed Prevailing

The prevailing system of management has crushed fun out of the workplace.

- W. Edwards Deming

Contribution Himself Shows

Research shows that the climate of an organization influences an individual's contribution far more than the individual himself.

- W. Edwards Deming

Will Whenever Figures

Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.

- W. Edwards Deming

Compulsory Neither

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

- W. Edwards Deming

Inspirational World Here

We are here to make another world.

- W. Edwards Deming

Average Fifty Which

The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.

- W. Edwards Deming

Change Survival Necessary

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

- W. Edwards Deming

Work Pride Workmanship

Quality is pride of workmanship.

- W. Edwards Deming