Recommended Reading

Useful reading relating to Dr. Deming

Reading: Out of the crisis



Out of the Crisis.Deming W.E(2000 2nd Edition)

MIT Press. 978-0262541152

Dr. Demings’ definitive work from the mid 1980s. Open it at any page and you will find invaluable insights. Although it is inevitably inclined toward the US in the 1980s, it remains highly relevant.

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Reading: The new economics



The New Economics. Deming W.E (2000 2nd Edition)

MIT Press. 978-0262541169

In this book Deming explains his System of Profound Knowledge

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Reading: The deming management method



The Deming Management Method. Walton M.(1992)

Mercury Business Books. 978-1852521417

An accessible guide to putting Deming ideas into practice.

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Useful reading relating to Systems Thinking

Reading: Profit beyond measure



Profit Beyond Measure. Johnson H.T and Broms A. (2000)

Prentice Hall. 978-0684836676

A personal exploration of the implications for top managers in accepting lessons from Toyota and transforming toward more emphasis on how things are done as opposed to only thinking about targets and results.

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Useful reading relating to Coaching

Reading: Your Brain at Work



Your Brain At Work. Rock D. (2009)

HarperBusines. 978-0061771293

Powerful insight on how to understand and use your brain deliberately and effectively.

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Reading: The Tao of Coaching



The Tao of Coaching. Landsberg M. (2003)

Profile Books. 978-1861976505

A great ‘getting started’ guide for someone who is looking to adopt more of a coaching approach to their day to day work.

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Reading: 101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques



101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques. McManhon G. and Archer A.

Routledge. 978-0415473347

Real practical exercises that you can use as a Coach.

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Reading: Co-Active Coaching



Co-Active Coaching. Kimsley-House H. Kimsley-House K. Sandahl P. Whitworth L. (2018)

Nicholas Brealey Publishing. 978-1473674981

This book has a great coaching model, holds the client at the centre and works to the client’s agenda. A very clear guidance on the role of the coach and helpful exercises for anyone looking to improve their coaching skills.

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Useful reading relating to Performance Improvement from PMI



Reading: Working With The Grain


Working With The Grain. Gillett J. and Seddon J. (2012)

Process Management International Ltd. 978-0954060565

This book provides a comprehensive approach to getting better results from all kinds of organisations

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Reading: Making Your Work, Work


Making Your Work, Work. Gillett J. (2014)

Infinite Ideas. 978-1908984203

Addressed to every manager, this book provides practical and thoroughly tested methodologies based upon Dr W Edwards Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge.

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Reading: Implementing ISO 9001:2015



Implementing ISO9001:2015. Gillett J., Simpson P. and Clarke S. (2015)

Infinite Ideas. 978-1908984500

“This is for any business leader who wants to go beyond improvements and understand the underlying mechanics and systems that secures long-term effects” – Feedback from one of our readers.

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