Category Archives: Government

Roundup–Quality In Unexpected Places

We all know that quality exists outside the office. We encounter products and systems created through quality every day, in our home, during our commute, at lunch, at our kids’ schools, in restaurants, and stores, and sports events. I could … Continue reading

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Global Quality Programs (Don't Just Call Them Awards)

A few weeks ago I spotted this fascinating interview with Bill Voravuth Chengsupanimit, the lead assessor of the Thailand Quality Award. Did you know that soon, all government agencies in Thailand will be required to follow and adapt a version of … Continue reading

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Local Government and Quality

Last week ASQ welcomed executives and administrators from the City of Milwaukee (where our global headquarters reside) to an open house. The intent was to help them better understand ASQ and the offerings we can provide as the City embarks … Continue reading

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May Roundup–Solving the Quality/Government Puzzle

Government and quality is a tricky topic. “Everyone” knows that government can use more quality. “Everyone” knows that our politicians can do a much better job. And yet “everyone” doubts that it’s possible to use quality tools in politics in … Continue reading

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The Government/Quality Puzzle

I’ve been thinking a lot about quality and government lately. There have been a lot of cues to think about it. The recent election in France. The continued struggles of Greece.  The 10-year quality plan created by AQSIQ in China.  The topic came … Continue reading

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