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Deming's Theory of Management Bibliography

Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida

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Albright, T. L. and H. P. Roth. 1994. Managing quality through the quality loss function. Journal of Cost Management (Winter): 20-37. (Summary).

Amabile, T. M. 1998. How to kill creativity: Keep doing what you're doing. Or, if you want to spark innovation, rethink how you motivate, reward, and assign work to people. Harvard Business Review (September-October): 77- 87. (Summary).

Aquayo, R. 1990. Dr. Deming: The American Who Taught the Japanese About Quality. New York: Carol Publishing Group.

Ashton, R. H. 2007. Value-creation models for value-based management: Review, analysis, and research directions. Advances in Management Accounting (16): 1-62. (Models of value creation including the balanced scorecard, the Baldrige quality award criteria, the Deming management method, the service-profit chain, and the Skandia intellectual capital model are compared).

Baker, E. M. 1999. Scoring a Whole in One: People in Enterprise Playing in Concert (Best Management Practices). Crisp Publications. (Contents).

Barker, T. B. 1990. Engineering Quality by Design: Interpreting the Taguchi Approach (Statistics, a Series of Textbooks and Monographs). Marcel Dekker.

Browne, B. 2015. Sys-Tao: Western Logic - Eastern Flow. An Emerging Leadership Philosophy. Millichap Books. The Sys-Tao Way (Profound knowledge of the Real Thing) - Bob Browne's Ongoing Discussion Thought Piece.

Carson, K. P., R. L. Cardy and G. H. Dobbins. 1991. Performance appraisal as effective management or deadly management disease. Group and Organizational Studies (June): 143-159. (Summary).

Castellano, J. F., S. Young and H. A. Roehm. 2002. Teaching business as a system. Management Accounting Quarterly (Summer). (Summary).

Coens, T. and M. Jenkins. 2002. Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Collingwood, H. 2001. The earnings game: Everyone plays, nobody wins. Harvard Business Review (June): 65-67, 70-74. (Summary).

Delavigne, K. T., J. D. Robertson and D. Robertson. 1994. Deming's Profound Changes: When Will the Sleeping Giant Awaken? Prentice Hall.

Deming, W. E. 1944. A view of the statistical method. The Accounting Review (July): 254-260. (JSTOR link).

Deming, W. E. 1953. Statistical techniques in industry. Advanced Management 18(11): 8-12.

Deming, W. E. 1960. Sample Design in Business Research. Wiley.

Deming, W. E. 1982. Quality, Productivity and Competitive Position. M.I.T. Center for Advanced Engineering Study.

Deming, W. E. 1984. Some Theory of Sampling. Dover Publications.

Deming, W. E. 1986. Out of the Crisis. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Advanced Engineering Study.

Deming, W. E. 1990. Some Sampling Theory. Dover Publications, Inc.

Deming, W. E. 1990. Statistical Adjustment of Data. Dover Publications.

Deming, W. E. 1993. The New Economics For Industry, Government & Education. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Advanced Engineering Study. (Summary).

Deming, W. E., J. Orsini (ed.) and D. D. Cahill (ed.). 2012. The Essential Deming: Leadership Principles from the Father of Quality. McGraw-Hill. (Includes 8 Chapters: 1. The World Is Being Ruined by Best Efforts, 2. Quality Is Made in the Boardroom, 3. By What Method? 4. There Is No Such Thing as Instant Pudding, 5. A System Must Be Managed, 6. There Is No Substitute for Knowledge, 7. Management Is Prediction, and 8. What Happened in Japan?).

Fechter, W. F. 1993. The competitive myth. Quality Progress (May): 87-89.

Gabor, A. 1990. The Man Who Discovered Quality: How W. Edwards Deming Brought the Quality Revolution to America - The Stories of Ford, Xerox, and GM. New York: Random House.

Gartner, W. B. 1993. Dr. Deming comes to class. Journal of Management Education (May): 143-158.

Gartner, W. B. and M. J. Naughton. 1988. The Deming theory of management. Academy of Management Review (January): 138-142.

Gitlow, H. S. and S. J. Gitlow. 1987. The Deming Guide to Quality and Competitive Position. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Glauser, E. C. 2006. Quality: Quo vadis? The Swiss Deming Institute. (This is a comprehensive discussion of Deming's philosophy).

Herzberg, F. 2003. One more time: How do you motivate employees? Harvard Business Review (January): 87-96. (Summary).

Higgins, T. T. Not dated. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's A Thinking Roadmap.

James, B. C. and G. P. Poulsen. 2016. Fixing health care: The case for capitation: It's the only way to cut waste while improving quality. Harvard Business Review (July/August): 102-111. (Look to the ideas of W. Edwards Deming).

Jenkins, L. 1996. Improving Student Learning: Applying Deming's Quality Principles in Classrooms. American Society for Quality.

Joiner, G. L. and M. A. Gaudard. 1990. Variation, management, and W. Edwards Deming. Quality Progress (December): 29-37. (Summary).

Kearns, D. T. and D. A. Nadler. 1992. Prophets in the Dark: How Xerox Reinvented Itself and Beat Back the Japanese. New York: Harper Business.

Kilian, C. S. 1992. The World of W. Edwards Deming. SPC Press Inc.

Kohn, A. 1992. No Contest: The Case Against Competition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Kohn, A. 1999. Punished By Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Kohn, A. 1993. Why incentive plans cannot work. Harvard Business Review (September-October): 54-63. (Summary).

Kunz, A. H. and D. Pfaff. 2002. Agency theory, performance evaluation, and the hypothetical construct of intrinsic motivation. Accounting, Organizations and Society 27(3): 275-295.

Latzko, W. J. and D. M. Saunders. 1995. Four Days With Dr. Deming: A Strategy for Modern Methods in Management. Prentice Hall.

Lepore, D. and O. Cohen. 1999. Deming and Goldratt: The Theory of Constraints and the System of Profound Knowledge- The Decalogue. Great Barrington, MA: North River Press. (Outline).

Levinson, H. 2003. Management by whose objectives? Harvard Business Review (January): 107-116. (Summary).

Lucier, G. T. and S. Seshadri. 2001. GE takes six sigma beyond the bottom line. Strategic Finance (May): 40-46. (Summary).

Mann, N. 1986. Keys to Excellence: The Story of the Deming Philosophy. Santa Monica, CA: Preswick.

Mann, N. R., N. D. Singpurwalla and R. Schafer. 1974. Methods for Statistical Analysis of Reliability and Life Data. John Wiley & Sons.

Martin, J. R. Not dated. What is the red bead experiment? Management And Accounting Web.

Martin, J. R. Not dated. Summary of the 1992 PBS Program Quality or Else. Management And Accounting Web.

Martin, J. R. Not dated. What is Six Sigma? Management And Accounting Web.

Martin, J. R. 1998. Evaluating faculty based on student opinions: Problems, implications and recommendations from Deming’s theory of management perspective. Issues in Accounting Education (November): 1079-1094. (Summary).

McCoy, R. 1995. The Best Of Deming. SPC Press Inc.

McKeon, A. and G. Ranney. 2013. Ongoing Discussion "Thought Piece". Thinking about management from a climate change perspective. Presentation at Aerojet Rocketdyne's InThinking Network. (September): 1-29. (Note).

Neave, H. R. 1990. The Deming Dimension. Knoxville, Tennessee: SPC Press, Inc.

Neave, H. R. 1991. Deming speaks to European Executives. The British Deming Association.

Neave, H. R. 2000. The Deming dimension: Management for a better future. The Swiss Deming Institute.

Nolan T. W. and L. P. Provost. 1990. Understanding variation. Quality Progress (May): 70-78. (Summary).

Pfeffer, J. 1998. Six dangerous myths about pay. Harvard Business Review (May-June): 109-119. (Summary).

Reeve, J. M. 1989. The impact of variation on operating system performance. Proceedings of the Third Annual Management Accounting Symposium. Sarasota: American Accounting Association: 75-89. (Summary).

Roehm, H. A., D. Klein and J. F. Castellano. 1995. Blending quality theories for continuous improvement. Management Accounting (February): 26-32. (Summary).

Roth, H. P. and T. L. Albright. 1994. What are the costs of variability? Management Accounting (June): 51- 55. (Summary).

Rutledge, R. W. 1994. Life after the Deming prize for Florida Power and Light Company. Journal of Cost Management (Summer): 18-25.

Scherkenbach, W. W. 1985. Performance appraisal and quality: Ford's new philosophy. Quality Progress (April): 40-46.

Scherkenbach, W. W. 1991. Deming's Road to Continual Improvement. Knoxville, Tennessee: SPC Press, Inc.

Scherkenbach, W. W. 1986. Deming Route to Quality and Productivity. CEEPress Books.

Scherkenbach, W. W. 1993. The Deming Route to Quality and Productivity: Road Maps and Roadblocks. Ceep Press.

Scherkenbach, W. 1998. Breakthrough Performance. WWS, Inc.

Shewhart, W. 1939. Statistical Method from the Viewpoint of Quality Control. Graduate School, Department of Agriculture, Washington.

Shewhart, W. 1986. Statistical Method from the Viewpoint of Quality Control. Dover Publications.

Stevens, T. 1994. Dr. Deming: Management today does not know what its job is. Industry Week (January 17): 21, 24, 26, 28. (Presented as Deming's last interview. Summary).

Tribus, M. 2002. The germ theory of management. The Swiss Deming Institute. "Tribus constructs an illuminating analogy between 19th century medicine and 20th century management in order to illustrate why it takes so long for us to think differently and adopt new theories that are designed to improve our lives."  (Link).

Wagner, J. A. III. 1995. Studies of individualism-collectivism: Effects on cooperation. Academy of Management Journal (February): 152-167.

Walton, M. 1986. Deming Management Method. New York: The Putnam Publishing Group.

Walton, M. 1991. Deming Management at Work. New York: Putnam.

Yoshida, K. 1989. Deming management philosophy: Does it work in the US as well as in Japan? Columbia Journal of World Business (Fall): 10-17. (Summary).