If your journey requires unlearning something along the way, then either you have taken a wrong turn, or your map is wrong. In this article I examine three models of the relationship between the Business Excellence and “Command and Control” management paradigms. 1. Business Excellence as an extension When I first heard about Business […]
Dr Deming was an American statistician and management consultant, remembered for his contribution to the success of post-war Japan. Perhaps the most important idea he taught was not a tool or a prescription but a different way to think about business, or as he wrote, “a map of theory by which to understand the organizations that we work in”, which Deming called the System of Profound Knowledge.