A biblical and non-biblical-based approach to improvement

A strategy that leverages the interrelationship between Christianity, Citizenship, and Quality Management.

Presentation (14 slides): 2021_02_ 06 C2QM Apologetic

Terms: Non-secular – based on a biblical worldview: Secular – non-religious based.

Common Ground?

  • Shared vision: Reducing variation from the ideal results in outcomes where everyone benefits or at least, are not any worse off in the long-term.
  • Common language: Anyone that has made a successful change has applied the variation principle. using different terms. Knowledge of common and special causes of variation, stable (predictable) and unstable systems can lead to more success. Common references to “systems” are routines and habits.
  • Common Method: Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Improvement Cycle.

W. Edwards Deming was a world leader in quality improvement, supported a secular approach, and was a devout Christian. Book:  Deming: “The Way We Knew Him by Frank Voehl:

Why has the west been so successful?  Ben Shapiro, PragerU.   (Video Length 5:43)

  • The Judeo-Christian tradition teaches that God created an ordered universe, and that we have an obligation to try to make the world better.
  • The Western world has produced some of the most prosperous and most free civilizations on earth. What makes the West exceptional? Ben Shapiro, editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire and author of “The Right Side of History,” explains that the twin pillars of religious revelation and reason — emanating from ancient Jerusalem and Athens — form the bedrock for Western civilization’s unprecedented success.
  • Transcript:  Shapiro-Why_Has_the_West_Been_So_Successful-Transcript

Brown County (IN) Leader Network – Application of the strategy at the county level of government – We are in the proof of concept phase.

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