Dr. Howard Gitlowwas a mentee of W. E. Deming, Ph.D., who was a Professor at the Stern School of Business and developed the System of Profound Knowledge, 14 points for management, and the seven deadly diseases of management. Dr. Gitlow synthesized Deming’s management theory with the administrative systems of the Japanese Way of Total Quality Control and the tools and methods of Six Sigma management and Lean Manufacturing. His synthesis of these four areas is called Deming-based Lean Six Sigma management. It is critical for organizations to meet or exceed the demands of today’s world.
Outstanding Educational Background
Dr. Howard Gitlow graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Statistics in 1969, an M.B.A. in 1972, and a Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research in 1974. He is presently a Professor of Management Science and Health Sector Management at the prestigious University of Miami Herbert School of Business. He was also a visiting professor at the Stern School of Business of New York University from 2007 to 2014, as well as at the Science University of Tokyo in 1990. He had the opportunity to study with Dr. Noriaki Kano at the Science University of Tokyo.
Dr. Gitlow was so impressed by W. E. Deming that he worked with him from 1979 until his death in 1993. During these years, he was able to learn about the System of Profound Knowledge, the 14 Points for Management, and the 7 deadly diseases from Dr. Deming. He consulted with and lectured with Dr. Deming during these years.
Aside from synthesizing Deming-based Lean Six Sigma management, Dr. Gitlow has published 16 process improvement and statistics books. Dr. Gitlow realized that every firm suffers in the beginning, but it also sets the tone for future success, and if done correctly, they can start on the right foot. This is why he encourages individuals to read his books and learn about business because they include all of the secrets and methods used by Fortune 500 businesses. Using the same tactics can ensure your success regardless of the size of your organization.
Some of his well-known books are A Guide to Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions, Six Sigma for Green Belts and Champions,Quality Management: Tools and Methods for Improvement (4th edition), Quality Management Systems, Total Quality Management in Action, The Deming Guide to Quality and Competitive Position, Planning for Quality, Productivity, and Competitive Position, and Stat City. Dr. Gitlow has also published over 65 scholarly publications on process improvement, quality, statistics, management, and marketing.
All of this material provides an excellent opportunity to learn about operating a business and propelling it to new heights of success. Allow yourself to learn from him so that you can rank among the Fortune 500 in the coming years.