Chapter 1. The Deming System After One Year: One Company's Experience

  1. William Smothers
  1. H. R. Crick,
  2. H. Golczynski and
  3. G. G. Vining

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320310.ch1

Applications of Refractories: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 1/2

Applications of Refractories: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 1/2

How to Cite

Crick, H. R., Golczynski, H. and Vining, G. G. (1986) The Deming System After One Year: One Company's Experience, in Applications of Refractories: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 1/2 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320310.ch1

Author Information

  1. Faber-Castell Corp. 551 Spring Place Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374443

Online ISBN: 9780470320310

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Keywords:

  • deming system;
  • statistical quality assurance;
  • philosophy of management;
  • skeptical;
  • deming program

Summary

Many companies have begun implementing the Deming system of statistical process control. This paper presents the experiences of one such company after using this system for one y. It covers: (1) what exactly is the Deming system, (2) how it has helped, and (3) what obstacles one can expect.