Business Quote Monday, W. Edwards Deming

Astronomical Clock of de Dondi,showing gearing on the dial for Mercury andescapement crown wheel. Each of the seven sidewalls of the structure shown in figure 1 was fittedwith a dial.

It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment.
–W. Edwards Deming

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