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- The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Written by: Malcolm Gladwell
- The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, Written by: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
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- CPO Rising (http://cporising.com)
- Complexity Academy (http://complexityacademy.io)
ASQ – Deming’s 14 Points:
1. Create constancy of purpose for improving products and services.
2. Adopt the new philosophy.
3. Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality.
4. End the practice of awarding business on price alone; instead, minimize total cost by working with a single supplier.
5. Improve constantly and forever every process for planning, production, and service.
6. Institute training on the job.
7. Adopt and institute leadership.
8. Drive out fear.
9. Break down barriers between staff areas.
10. Eliminate slogans, exhortations, and targets for the workforce.
11. Eliminate numerical quotas for the workforce and numerical goals for management.
12. Remove barriers that rob people of pride of workmanship, and eliminate the annual rating or merit system.
13. Institute a vigorous program of education and self-improvement for everyone.
14. Put everybody in the company to work accomplishing the transformation.