Has the #Lean Movement Failed to Learn from Dr. #Deming’s Mistake?

One book about the late, great W. Edwards Deming that’s been on my shelf for a while is The Deming Management Method, which was written by Mary Walton, a journalist who spent some time with Dr. Deming in the 1980s. There’s a section that really made me think about Lean over the past few decades (and it might seem familiar to those who use Six Sigma or other methods).