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Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.
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#American Scientist #Fear

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Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
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All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
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The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
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The job can't be finished only improved to please the customer.
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#Quality

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The emphasis should be on why we do a job.
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When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering.
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#American Scientist #Mistakes

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Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.
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#Action #American Scientist

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Let us ask our suppliers to come and help us to solve our problems.
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#Ask

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Eliminate numerical quotas, including Management by Objectives.
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Any manager can do well in an expanding market.
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Does experience help? NO! Not if we are doing the wrong things.
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#Experience

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If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing.
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#American Scientist #Ask

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It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
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You can not define being exactly on time.
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Management by results is confusing special causes with common causes.
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#Causes

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The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.
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If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing.
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Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
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There is a penalty for ignorance. We are paying through the nose.
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#Ignorance

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Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous!
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Lack of knowledge . . . that is the problem.
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#Knowledge

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Quality is everyone's responsibility.
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It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.
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We are here to make another world.
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You should not ask questions without knowledge.
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