A foodborne illness is a disease transmitted by food to people. An illness is considered an outbreak when two or more people report the same symptoms after eating the same food, an investigation is conducted by regulatory authorities, and the outbreak is confirmed by...read more
Deming has provided a framework for intuitional training and leadership to develop teams that are focused on continual improvement and reducing variability. He finishes his last two points with exceedingly important notes regarding supplier development and...read more
Throughout the first 10 points Dr. Deming’s focus is on reducing variability with continual improvement processes and how to drive improvement with leadership. He looked closely at how management should interact and work directly with the shop employees. For his next...read more
Food safety is an issue that impacts everyone. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports, each year, one in every six Americans, or 48,000,000 will be sickened by a foodborne illness deriving from an estimated 250 pathogens. More than 125,000 will end up...read more
Quality is something every organization strives for, and in many cases, it may be tough to consistently achieve. Complications regarding quality and efficiency present themselves on a daily basis in a business enterprise, whether a crucial file cannot be found or a...read more
Dr. Deming continues his focus on eliminating the separation between management and the shop floor. His focus on leadership and management involvement translates well into today’s lean manufacturing environment where staff is limited and no time can be wasted. Deming...read more
Our previous article (Part 3) of our series regarding two of W. Edwards Deming’s famous 14 Points of Management and Quality was directed at creating pride in workmanship standards and driving out fear throughout the organization. Deming continues with his push on...read more
The ISO standards provide organizations with a set of requirements, guidelines, and specifications to make sure that materials, processes, products and services are fit for their purpose. The International Organization for Standardization has published over 21000...read more
Our previous post regarding the second two of W. Edwards Deming’s famous 14 points of Management and Quality was directed at eliminating mass inspection with continual improvement that is in place as long as the company is operating. Deming switches his focus to the...read more
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