Balaji Reddie, Founder of the Deming Forum India, “Deming Management - More than Statistics”


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Read more about Dr. Deming's work in his books, Out of the Crisis and/or The New Economics. In our December 2017 podcast, his 1st session with Tripp, Balaji Reddie, from Pune, India, shares milestones on his personal Deming Journey, commencing shortly after Dr. Deming's passing in 1993.

Highlights include:

  • Transitioning from a career in manufacturing to textiles to software development to quality management
  • 10 years as an Adjunct Professor in management colleges, with a focus on production, operations, and supply chain management
  • Attending Xerox's Leadership for Quality program
  • Realization that quality is not ISO9000
  • First reading of Out of the Crisis, finding Deming management is more than statistics
  • Discovering the divisiveness of performance appraisals
  • First "Deming Birthday" lecture
  • Turning point, reading The Deming Dimension, by mentor, Henry Neave
  • Founding the Deming Forum India in January 1999
  • Deming Day in India, October 14th
  • Deming Prize recipients in India

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