Category Archives: Training

Facing Cultural Barriers by Leaders to Strengthen a Culture of Quality

This is a guest post by Luciana Paulise, the founder of Biztorming Training & Consulting. She is a speaker, author, and examiner for the National Quality Award and Team Excellence Award in Argentina.  She is also a columnist for Infobae, … Continue reading

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A Day With the Future of Quality

Edwin Garro is an ASQ Fellow and founding member of ASQ Section 6000, Costa Rica. He pioneered ASQ certifications in Central America. Currently he serves in ASQ’s awards board. He is an ASQ CQE, CQM/OE, CQI, CQA, CSSGB and CSSBB. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Knowledge Transfer Through Technology

This is a guest post by ASQ Influential Voices blogger Manu Vora, chairman and president of Business Excellence, Inc USA. He is an expert in organizational excellence and the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, and blogs at Thoughts on Quality. Most quality … Continue reading

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Top 8 Books Every Quality Professional Should Read

What books should be on every quality professional’s reading list? This can be a controversial question—ask ten quality professionals and you may get ten different answers. However, there are certain classics and thought leaders that stand the test of time. … Continue reading

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Is Every Quality Professional a Leader?

Here at ASQ we’ve introduced a powerful idea that I think can and should help shape our future. The idea is this: Every quality professional, a leader. Like a lot of fundamentally important concepts, this sounds simple and straightforward but … Continue reading

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Charting A Strategy For Quality–And Beyond

Before joining ASQ, I spent my entire career in the U.S. Army. As you may guess, strategy was an essential part of my education.  I was fortunate to attend the British Army Staff College and the Naval War College, the … 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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