The Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum was one of the major Deming User Groups in the United States. Bringing leaders of Dr. Deming’s ideas together to shape the first quality movement. These topics are as relevant today as they were when the recordings were made.

While the conference was directed towards the assembled audience, recordings were made to document the event. Two types of presentations were made: 1) content value, and 2) personal experience. Both are intended to inform, and both are of value to new learners.

The Deming Cooperative is digitizing over 97 videos tapes as time allows. These recording will be made available as presenters, or their estates, grant permission.

The leaders of OPQF made a list of video recordings. PDF of the entire library.


Mary Jenkins: A Statistical Approach to Human Resource Systems

"The management of people," Dr. Deming has often said, "is far more important than the management of materials." This session will examine how statistical thinking can help to eliminate Human Resource Systems as a major impediment to the transformation. Explore the validity of assessing and regarding people through rating and ranking, new learnings in the area of feedback and employee development, and a proven process for organizational change.


Jim McIngvale: Winning with Cooperation

In 1989, Jim McIngvale became familiar with Dr. Deming, and his 14 Points. Mac attended seminar after seminar, featuring Dr. Deming and his principles. He listened, questioned, and examined Dr. Deming's philosophies, wondering how it could apply to his retail business. You will hear Mac’s story, and how he and his Gallery Furniture store is "Winning with Cooperation."


Peter Scholtes - Leading Quality: Some Practical Approaches To The Manager’s New Job

Applying the principles of Total Quality - requires in the words of Dr. W. Edwards Deming - "a transformation of western management." This means a more comprehensive change in our approach to leadership than we have seen in the last 130 years of American management history. Peter will examine dimensions of quality leadership.


Peter Scholtes - A Practical Approach to Change: Some Strategies and Tools

Transforming to total quality involves extensive and intensive change both individually and collectively. Mr. Scholtes will explore some approaches to change which are adapted from social and political science for application in the transformation to Total Quality.




The Deming Cooperative - 2018