W. Edwards Deming Quotes

Quote by W. Edwards Deming

Putting out fires is not improvement of the process. Neither is discovery and removal of a special cause detected by a point out of control. This only puts the process back to where it should have been in the first place.

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page 51.

Full text from page 51: Putting out fires is not improvement of the process. Neither is discovery and removal of a special cause detected by a point out of control. This only puts the process back to where it should have been in the first place (an insight of Dr. Joseph M. Juran, years ago).

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