The 2008 Tunghai Deming Scholar Lectures
Theme: Profound Knowledge (Dr. Deming’s)
Speaker: Mr. William W. Scherkenbach
Date and Venue:
Oct. 17/18 in
Chinese Society for Quality.
Please visit Tunghai Deming Scholar Lectures 2008 《戴明修煉III：戴明的淵博知識》for more detailed information.
A Story of Tunghai Deming Scholar Lectures 2008
( by Hanching Chung)
This week’s Lecture Series is a story of three-generation teacher-student interactions in
Bill told us that he first met Dr. Deming the fall of 1972 at
One line in Dr.Deming’s International Activities listed in The W. Edwards Deming Institute® website (biography) as follows,
“Consultant to the
Many people in the CPC that time were highly involved in the establishments of the Industrial Engineering Department of Tunghai University and the Chinese Society for Quality Control. This is the background we have these lectures this week in CSQ and in Tunghai.
We translated and published Bill’s two books in 1996. We met Bill Taipei in 2006 and made good friends.
We were thrilled to hear that Bill will work in
We were very grateful for Bill to promise to deliver Tunghai Deming Scholar Lectures 2008 early July and HanChing Chung wrote “A Note” for it, and Bill set the theme of this year lecture series: Profound Knowledge.
The purpose of Tunghai Deming Scholar Lectures 2008 is to to foster understanding of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge™ to advance commerce, prosperity and peace in
It is easy to cite the praises from the presses about Dr. Deming’s legacy. A few samples for your reference. .In 2005 BBC Radio 4 there is an episode “ (
Unfortunately, most people’s understanding of Dr. Deming’s true legacy, Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge are still very limited and in many ways misleading. For example, I made a comment about the article “Red Bead Experiment” by Mr. Mike Johnson which claims his red beads kit is the original one and he “donated an original paddle and set of beads to the ASQ Organization to be displayed in their new headquarters building in
I suggest him to change the title to "a red beads kit for ASQ display" and as for the ASQ 2005 Display in Deming Newsletter, the readers should read the original report. Please visit. Deming Newsletter dated Spring 2005. http://deming.org/pdfs/DemingInteractionSpring2005.pdf
I also recommend readers to read Dr. Deming's books for the meaning of the game. The reason is very simple that we can easily trace the Red Bead Experiment at least since early 1950s in Dr. Deming’s
It is obvious that
We are most lucky to invite Mr. William W. Scherkenbach as our speaker. We published his two masterpieces (”Deming’s Road to Continual Improvement” and ”The Deming Route to Quality and Productivity: Road Maps and Roadblocks”, both with Dr. Deming’s most favorable forewords) in 1996 and ever since then Bill become one of our honorable Taiwanese friends. He now works as the Vice President Quality Management, Six Sigma and Best Practices for Liteon Technology Corporation.