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answers to Dr. Deming Quiz

Oh! the Questions
A: Obviously

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- Posted on June 29th, 2007 in Pages, General | 2,314 Views | Comments (0)

Lesser Category of Obstacles: pointed out by Dr Deming:

1. Neglect of long-range planning.
2. Relying on technology to solve problems.
3. Seeking examples to follow rather than developing solutions.
4. Excuses such as “Our problems are different”.

The Seven Deadly Diseases:

1. Lack of constancy of purpose.
2. Emphasis on short-term profits.
3. Evaluation by performance, merit rating, or annual review of performance.
4. Mobility of management.
5. Running a company on visible figures alone.
6. Excessive medical costs.
7. Excessive costs of warranty, fueled by lawyers who work for contingency fees.

Await the 4 part series on D(R)E(A)MING FOR A QUALITY WORLD beginning June 2007 issue, authored by Prof Priyavrat Thareja

- Posted on June 28th, 2007 in Quality, Education, Engineering | 3,794 Views | Comments (0)

Whale-of-Fun attaches to the side of the tub with rotation suction cups and teaches cause and effect. Babies can fill the whale with water using the detachable fish-

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- Posted on June 27th, 2007 in Humour | 6,374 Views | Comments (0)

The net-mail joke doingthe rounds now-a-days
Worst day of life

There’s this little guy sitting inside a bar, just looking at his drink . He stays like that for half-hour.

Then, this big trouble making truck driver steps next to him, takes the drink from the guy, and just drinks it all down.

The poor man starts crying.

The truck driver says: ” Come on man, I was just joking. Here, I’ll buy you another drink. I just can’t see a man crying.”

“No, it’s not that. Today is the worst day of my life.

First, I overslept and was late to an important meeting. My boss, outrageous, fired me. When I left the building to my car,

I found out it was stolen.

The police, they said they couldn’t do anything.

I got a cab to return home, and after I paid the cab driver and the cab had gone, I found that I left my wallet in the cab.

I got home only to find my wife was with the gardener.

I left home and came to this bar. When I was thinking about putting an end to my life, you show up and drink my poison …”

more on drunkards
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- Posted on June 26th, 2007 in Humour | 4,011 Views | Comments (0)

As the New York Times points out, GE is among a handful of other corporations experimenting with ways to reach the YouTube-MySpace generation:
(1) Hewlett-Packard is collaborating with the mtvU cable network owned by Viacom for a worldwide campaign aimed at college students;
(2) Adidas has started releasing a series of short films by directors like Roman Coppola, which can be watched on hand-held devices or on Web sites like, and, and can be downloaded from the Apple Computer iTunes store (;
(3) Wendy’s created a MySpace profile for an animated character based on its square hamburger, which also had its own Web site.

[image: GE One Second Theater]

- Posted on June 22nd, 2007 in Pages, Films | 7,181 Views | Comments (0)