1. System of Profound Knowledge

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    Short video of the four elements of The System of Profound Knowledge assembling into a tetrahedron

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    • Preventative Healthcare with Dr. Richard Deming, Director of Mercy Cancer Center

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      Dr. Deming explained the cost effectiveness and policy implementation strategies associated with preventative healthcare. The US spends more on healthcare than any other nation. The low level of spending on prevention further complicates the unsustainable nature of our current healthcare budget. He also explained the transformational aspects of the cancer journey on the lives of patients.

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      • Memories of Dr W Edwards Deming VOD

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        Volume 18 - This video contains excerpts from Dr. Deming's years of work at General Motors. It was produced by people of General Motors as a tribute to him and his impact on their lives.

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        • Dr Deming Responds to Questions VOD

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          Volume 17 - This video contains some questions frequently asked by members of the audience of Deming Seminars from 1985 to 1993 and Dr. Deming's responses to those questions.

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          • People Learn in Different Ways VOD

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            Volume 15, Part 2 - Dr. Deming describes the ways people learn skills. He points out that a learner will reach a stable state in learning and describes the use of control charts in training.

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            • Remarks on Service Industries VOD

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              Volume 16, Part 2 - Dr. Deming describes how service industries, including government, could contribute to the U.S. balance of trade. He discusses quality in provision of service. He notes that costs can be increased when managers do not understand the organization as a system.

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              • Inspection VOD

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                from The Deming Institute / Added

                Volume 16, Part 1 - Dr. Deming discusses the use of inspection and how fear can affect inspection. He points out the importance of independence of inspectors. He observes that the supervisor's job is to know who, if anybody, is in need of special help.

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                • Relationships with Suppliers VOD

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                  Volume 15, Part 1 - Dr. Deming discusses relationships with suppliers. He uses "three worlds of purchasing" to illustrate different purchasing situations and criteria for selection of supplier. Dr. Deming presents important questions to ask when selecting a supplier.

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                  • Common Causes of Accidents VOD

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                    Volume 12 - Dr. Deming makes the distinction between two kinds of accidents and explains why this distinction is important. He provides examples of accidents with causes built in to the system.

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                    • PDSA and Responsibility VOD

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                      Volume 9 - Dr. Deming discusses why the company as a whole may not be as good as the sum of the individual abilities of its employees. He describes the PDSA cycle as a method for learning and for improvement of a product or a process. The product development cycle and the reasons for attempting to reduce product development time are discussed. Dr. Deming distinguishes between divided responsibility and joint responsibility.

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