By Jason Stein
They never truly understood W. Edwards Deming until it was too late
The North American business world never realized that the 14 simple principles of one man could help build an empire.
Looking for the reason why North American auto companies seem to constantly be chasing the Japanese?
Look to the North American man they once turned away.
In simple terms, Iowa-born W. Edwards Deming made Japan's auto industry into what it is today.