Category Archives: Research

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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A Glimpse at Manufacturing in 2014

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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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Quality Trends in Uncommon Places

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s Communications department.] Most of the keynote speakers at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement weren’t traditional “quality” professionals. Yet all wove the theme of quality into their presentations, which ranged … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference Day 2: A Look Into the Future

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communications department.] The second day of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement started with a look into our collective global future and ended with a glimpse of the future of quality itself. … Continue reading

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February Roundup–Risk and Failure in Quality and Science

“It is interesting how the February ASQ Influential Voices topic has moved from addressing the fear of failure to the discussion of managing risk,” writes blogger Scott Rutherford in his second blog topic addressing failure. What started as a discussion … Continue reading

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July Roundup–Intersection of Social Responsibility and Quality

The time for social responsibility (SR) is here. No longer can organizations ignore society as a stakeholder—on that point, all appear to be in agreement. By all, I mean organizations that took part in a recent SR study conducted by IBM … Continue reading

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