Some Books about Dr. Deming and his Teachings:
(Written by W. Edwards Deming)
The New Economics for Industry, Education, Government (1993) by W. E. Deming. Published by MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Study. (A new softcover 2nd edition now available $20) - SPC Press**
Out of the Crisis (1982, rev. 1986) by W.E.Deming. Published by MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Study. A Classic work. Deming presents his theory of management and the 14 Points for managers. Not an easy book for a first introduction to these ideas, but conveys his philosophy and is loaded with examples. $30. SPC Press**
(Written by Others About Deming’s Ideas*)
The Deming Dimension (1990) by Henry Neave. SPC Press, Knoxville, TN. "It gives me great pleasure and satisfaction to see this book, and to express my appreciation for the efforts of Dr. Neave to achieve clarity in exposition that carries the message to the management of industry, of education, and to people in government."...W.Edwards Deming. One of the best verview's of Deming's ideas. $20 paperback.
The Deming Management Method (1986) by Mary Walton. Published by Dodd, Mead & Co., N.Y. A readable introduction to Deming’s 14 Points for Mgt., but published prior to the introduction of his System of Profound Knowledge. $12. SPC Press**
Deming's Profound Changes (1994) Kenneth Delavigne and J. Daniel Robertson. Published by PTR Prentice Hall, Engelwood Cliffs, NJ. The authors compare Deming's philosophy or theory of management to the typical practices of management in today's world. $24.95 at SPC Press**
Deming’s Road to Continual Improvement (1991) by Wm. Scherkenbach. Published by SPC Press, Knoxville, TN. A student of Deming since graduate school, the author is a leader in communicating Deming’s teachings. $25.
The Deming Route to Quality and Productivity: Road Maps and Roadblocks (1990) by Wm. W. Scherkenbach. Mercury Press, Rockville, MD. Originally published in 1986, this 145 page book has sold over 130,000 copies, serving as a good introduction to the Deming philosophy. $17.95 SPC Press**
Four days with Dr. Deming (1994) by William J. Latzko and David M Saunders. The essence of Dr. Deming's 4-day seminars in a remarkably entertaining and easy to absorb style. $27.95 - SPC Press**
Thinking About Quality : Progress, Wisdom and the Deming Philosophy (1994) Lloyd Dobyns and Clare Crawford-Mason. Shows the reader how to view, interpret and use the Deming method
(About Deming, the Person*)
The Best of Deming (1994) collected by Ron McCoy. A collection of memorable quotes by Dr. Deming that was approved and recommended by Deming prior to his death in December, 1993. $6 - SPC Press**
Dr. Deming - The American Who Taught the Japanese about Quality (1990) by Rafael Aguayo. A Lyle Stuart Book: Carol Publishing Group, N.Y. A personal and readable presentation of Deming’s ideas. $20.
The Man Who Discovered Quality (1990) by Andrea Gabor. Times Books (a division of Random House, N.Y.) "... a comprehensive review of the influence Deming has had to date in America and Japan, [and] an acute assessment of how his theories might be implemented in the future." $22.
The World of W. Edwards Deming (1992) by Cecelia S. Kilian, his secretary for nearly 40 years. Published by SPC Press, Knoxville, TN. Includes notes from Deming’s diary, his summary of his teachings in Japan. "A unique and personal picture of Dr. Deming." $20.