Edwards Deming Quotes

22 Edwards Deming quotes:

"Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action."
"Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures."
"The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work."
"Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them."
"All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride."
"Quality is everyone's responsibility."
"Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous!"
"The emphasis should be on why we do a job."
"When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering."
"Eliminate numerical quotas, including Management by Objectives."
"Any manager can do well in an expanding market."
"If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing."
"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory."
"You can not define being exactly on time."
"If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing."
"Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival."
"It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best."
"We are here to make another world."
"You should not ask questions without knowledge."
"There is a penalty for ignorance. We are paying through the nose."
Author: Deming Quotes Category: Ignorance Quotes

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