Quotes in business
The aim proposed here for any organization is for everybody to gain - stockholders, employees, suppliers, customers, community, the environment - over the long term.
Deming’s First Theorem: “Nobody gives a hoot about profits.”
Deming’s Second Theorem: “We are being ruined by best efforts.”
You don't find customers for your products. You find products for your customers.
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman.
I'm not saying that advertising is going away. But the balance is shifting. If today the successful recipe is to put 70 percent of your energy into shouting about your service and 30 percent into making it great, over the next 20 years I think that's going to invert.
Top management should publish a resolution that no one will lose his job for contribution to quality and productivity.
he that would run his company on visible figures alone will in time have neither company nor figures.
This may be the world's most underdeveloped nation. We're number 1.
The moral is that it is necessary to innovate, to predict needs of the customer, give him more. He that innovates and is lucky will take the market.