Deming argued that what he called profound knowledge, knowledge of variation, systems, psychology, and the theory of knowledge, was the essential knowledge for leadership. Since his death in 1990, psychology has changed dramatically and has become much more powerful. Martin Seligman, who played an important role in much of this development, describes the changes thusly:
- First, the discipline abandoned behaviorism to embrace cognition and consciousness.
- Second, it realized that evolution and the brain constrain what we can learn.
- Third, it ended its fixation on only curing what is wrong to include building what is right and positive in the world.
- Finally, it discovered that we are drawn into the future rather than driven by the past.
About the Presenter
Dr. Brooks Carder is a principal of Carder and Associates, LLC in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA. and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Point Loma Nazarene University. He earned a doctorate in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He began his career as Assistant Professor of Psychology at UCLA. He has run both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses. He is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and two books. Dr. Carder is a senior member of ASQ and Past-Chair of ASQ’s Human Development and Leadership Division.
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