Timothy J.

Timothy J. Clark

Timothy J. Clark is a senior program analyst with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and a retired officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. He has been a practitioner, educator and trainer of the Deming-based philosophy and methods since 1988. Tim has established a Deming Leadership Network on MilSuite, which is a DOD enterprise-wide suite of secure collaboration and professional networking tools located behind the firewall.

 Tim is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and a past chairman of the Indianapolis Section of ASQ. His book Success Through Quality: Support Guide for the Journey to Continuous Improvementwas published by ASQ Quality Press in 1999. 

Tim presented his paper “Drive Out Fear: Having the Courage To Do The Right Thing” at the 18th International Deming Research Seminar. He is currently a contributing author at FedSmith.com.Through his articles, he is working toraise awareness of Deming’s contributions, provide application examples and offer strategies for improving the civil service system and the U.S. system of government.

Author’s Disclaimer: The views expressed in his articles are those of the author and not necessarily those of the U.S. government. 

Dr. W. Edwards Deming estimated that without knowledge of variability, 95% of changes made by management results in no improvement, writes contributor Timothy J. Clark. Here's how Deming's System of Profound Knowledge and Foundation Principles for Leaders can provide the common language, theory and methodology that can transform...Full Article »
Several decades have passed since some of the management greats – Dr. W. Edwards Deming and Walter A. Shewhart – set about to transform the style of American management. But in the first of a 2-part series, Timothy J. Clark says that before transforming management, we need to first transform ourselves....Full Article »