Category Archives: Global State of Quality

ASQ Global State of Quality 2 Survey

This is a guest post by Laurel Nelson-Rowe, ASQ managing director. The Quality Community is one that — to a person, or across a global enterprise — delves into data, feasts on facts, trounces on trends, and puts lazer beam … Continue reading

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Infographic: The Pulse of Global Quality

I have written quite a bit about ASQ’s Global State of Quality research in recent months. The research is a comprehensive look at quality, spanning 22 countries and containing findings from nearly 2,000 respondents. You can access the entire report … Continue reading

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Roundup: What's the Value of Professional Training?

Last month we were talking about professional training. This was inspired by ASQ’s Global State of Quality research, which showed that organizations with a centralized quality group are 30 percent more likely to provide training to their employees. Although many … Continue reading

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Global State of Quality: Professional Training

We all know that quality is an exercise in continuous improvement. Are you continuously improving yourself through training? Again, ASQ’s Global State of Quality research has some interesting facts on this matter. (Remember, you can download the entire report for … Continue reading

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Quality Results and Transparency

Today I’m reflecting on ASQ’s Global State of Quality research, as I have many times in the past month.  As I wrote before, the Global State of Quality is a massive research project that surveyed 1,991 organizations in 22 countries … Continue reading

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Quality Today: Questions and Challenges

Today I’m thinking strategically and globally. Last month I wrote about the early findings from the ASQ’s Global State of Quality Research.  The first report was released last month at the World Conference for Quality and Improvement.  I think you’ll find … Continue reading

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May Roundup: Deming, Management & More

The ASQ blogging theme in May was a bit different from the norm, as we had five topics that ranged from bringing quality to the C-suite to forecasting the future of quality. And, some bloggers chose to respond to a post … Continue reading

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The Global State of Quality

  The ASQ Future of Quality study has for years pointed to globalization as a major force that is shaping the future. Twenty years ago globalization was a huge opportunity.  Thirteen years ago globalization felt like a threat.  By 2011 globalization was … Continue reading

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