Connectedness and Deming

By: Henry F. Camp

 

Thanks to Mark Stanley who sent this corroborating explanation from Dr. W. Edwards Deming pointing out the tight congruence between my Connectedness and Deming’s Interdependence.

 

Excerpt from: Deming – The New Economics – Pages 96 / 97

 

Coming from different theoretical starting points, through experimentation and observation Ford, Ohno, Toyoda, Deming, Drucker, Goldratt and others all arrived as the same conclusion: the global goal must be the only goal pursued.  The strategy of myriad unrestrained and unfocused improvements is fatally flawed but like smoking cigarettes does not always kill or may not do so quickly.  Do you like your odds?