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Management Training News: w/c 17th April 2011

Management Training Resources: w/c 17th April 2011

This week, we feature one of the most influential Giants of Management of the 20th century, W Edwards Deming. Single-handedly, Deming is credited with the astonishing rise to pre-eminence of Japanese industry in the second half of the 20th century. Find out how Deming did it in the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include a timely look at diversity in our new newsletter; round 5 of our Quizzitch quiz; a management anecdote on why Perception Is All; and what our customers think of ManageTrainLearn in the latest of our testimonials.


Giants of Management: W Edwards Deming

wedwardsdeming02_142 W Edwards Deming is one of the most influential management figures of the 20th century. He is widely regarded as the founder of the quality movement in post-war Japan and credited with the astonishing rise to industrial pre-eminence of that country from the 1950's onwards. His recognition as a management guru came much later in his native United States when businesses started to take notice of what he was doing in Japan. There, he had long been revered as a hero... more


Diversity Is Richness

diversityisrichness_175 In his newsletter for this week, management writer James Adonis has a picture of a crowd of people dressed in white pointed hoods and asks us who they are. For most people, they are the Ku Klux Klan, the anti-racist sect of the southern United States, famous for their association with segregation between Negroes and Whites. In fact, the picture is not of the Ku Klux Klan. It is an image of penitent Spaniards who wear a white hooded headpiece in Holy Week to confess their sins and hide their humility... more


Quizzitch Round 5

quizjpg_175 We have a new set of questions for your this week in our 5th Quizzitch quiz game. We give you a random selection of 10 questions based on 10 numbers between 1 and 1000. The number of the quiz is featured in the quiz question. All you have to do is pick the right answer. Quizzitch is currently looking for a publisher to put it to market, so if you're in that business, then here's a great opportunity for fun and profit. Anyhow, have a go and see how you score. 10 MTL SkillBoosters of their choice for the first top score out of the hat... more


Perception Is All

perception_175 As human beings, one of the most difficult judgments we have to make is interpreting the huge amount of information we are bombarded with all day long. Most people are lazy about what they perceive and receive, interpreting outside stimuli according to the way they've always interpreted them or the way most others interpret them. But this doesn't lead to making judgments that are always sound... more


Our Latest Customer Testimonials

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