We first featured the Swiss Deming Institute in our December 2006 newsletter. We believe the resources of this organization will expand your thinking about thinking...
The Facts: It is the aim of the institute to foster the understanding for the Deming Management Philosophy and in particular the Deming System of Profound Knowledge (SoPK) in Europe in general and in Switzerland in particular.
How does your organization complement the In2:InThinking Network?
The aim of the institute is congruent to the aim of the In2:InThinking Network. Due to the geographical location of Switzerland in the heart of Europe, our institute is able to address a multinational, multicultural and multilingual community.
Tell us about your membership. What does it mean to be a member of your organization and how does one become a member?
Up until now the institute does not offer a formal membership status. However the Institute's most informative website and various other activities have generated a large network of affiliates, which is continuously growing.
What resources does your organization offer its members?
The website provides information about various aspects of the Deming management philosophy from leading exponents both in German and in English, it regularly offers public an in-house seminars and has started to add subtitles to audiovisual material in order to make it accessible to a multilingual audience.
What exciting developments are on the horizon for your organization?
Based on the material collected in our website until now, the staff of the institute is preparing a book scheduled to be published in German during the second half of 2007.
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