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#11. Eliminate arbitrary numerical targets

Dr Deming’s 14 points 11. Eliminate arbitrary numerical targets: Eliminate work standards that prescribe quotas for the work force and numerical goals for people in management. The responsibility of management must be changed from sheer numbers to quality. Numerical goals accomplish nothing. Traditionally quantity rules over quality. The cost of... read more →
Nov 19
Eliminate exhortations

#10. Eliminate exhortations:

Dr Deming’s 14 points 10. Eliminate exhortations: Eliminate the use of slogans and exhortations for the work force asking for zero defects and new levels of productivity. • Eliminate work standards (quotas). Substitute leadership. • Eliminate management by objective. Substitute leadership. • Eliminate management by numbers, numerical goals. Substitute leadership.... read more →
Nov 17
#9. Break down barriers

#9. Break down barriers

Dr Deming’s 14 points 9. Break down barriers: Break down barriers between departments. People in research, design, sales, technology and production must work as a team. Break down barriers and silos between departments. Traditionally each silo becomes independent kingdoms, each trying to maximize their own figures and sometimes at another's... read more →
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