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Deming's Profound Changes When Will the Sleeping Giant Wake Up?

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ISBN-10: 0132926903

ISBN-13: 9780132926904

Edition: 1994

Authors: Kenneth T. Delavigne, J. Daniel Robertson

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Increasingly, the demise of many businesses and organizations is being blamed on current western management practicewhich can be traced directly back to the 19th century and Frederick Taylor's theory of scientific management. Although W. Edwards Deming proposed a new, more modern philosophy of management decades ago, the western world, instead, continued to practice Taylor's philosophyby now adulterated and corrupted many times over into a new form of its own (neo-Taylorism). This volume exploresin depthneo-Taylorism (where it came from and what its beliefs are), Deming's philosophy (his system of profound knowledge and his 14 points), and suggests how Deming's philosophyif adoptedcould be…    
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Book details

List price: $18.80
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/20/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Japan's Transformation from Taylor to Deming
Understanding Deming's Profound Changes
Gaining New Knowledge
From Adam Smith to Deming -- An Extension Chain
Understanding the System and Reducing Complexity
Six Axioms for Comparing Taylor and Deming
Deming's Profound Changes to Management
Understanding and Improving Systems
What Must Be Done
Bibliography and References
A Deming Chronology
Deming's 14 Obligations of Top Management