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Pursuing and Preparing for an ASQ Certification

We posed the questions below to the quality community, and seasoned professionals replied with some insights into why they pursued an ASQ certification and provided helpful advice on exam preparation. For more information on ASQ Certification, visit asq.org/cert. How did … Continue reading

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What Do We Expect from Senior Leaders?

This is a guest post by Scott Rutherford, who works in quality assurance at a nuclear shipyard, and specializes in performance improvement. He blogs at Square Peg Musings. “It is most important that top management be quality-minded. In the absence … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Employee Engagement

Every month, ASQ selects a quality-themed topic or question for Influential Voices bloggers to discuss as part of a round table. The June topic is Employee Engagement. To what extent do organizations—whether your current employer or previous ones–engage employees about … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books for Those New to Quality

Which books are most useful to those just starting out in quality? Being new to the quality field can be overwhelming, but you can get up-to-speed by reading the essentials. Add your essentials to the comments! 1. The Quality Toolbox, … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement 2016: Day 3

The closing ceremony of the 2016 World Conference on Quality and Improvement began with an exciting parade of the International Team Excellence Award finalists carrying flags and cheering. A total of 36 teams competed this year, with a total of … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement 2016: Day 2

Is this your first World Conference? If so, you may have a valuable perspective on the event. At the Tuesday morning keynote, author and leadership expert Liz Wiseman spoke about valuable perspective of rookies in the workplace—those who are new … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement 2016: Day 1

When you think of quality, do you think of longevity? This year, longevity stood out as an unofficial theme at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement as ASQ celebrated its 70th anniversary. At the Monday morning keynote, it was … Continue reading

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Changes to ASQ.org

ASQ.org has gone through some recent updates in order to better serve our members! Did you know? Under My Account, you can: •Update your profile image •Update user name and password •View entire purchases as well as print and email … Continue reading

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Networking at WCQI 2016

Looking to expand your professional network? ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement, held May 16-18 in Milwaukee, offers many chances to network with other quality professionals. Be sure to take advantage of the below sessions and events to expand … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Voice of the Customer

Every month, ASQ selects a quality-themed topic or question for Influential Voices bloggers to discuss as part of a round table. The April topic is Voice of the Customer. What exactly should voice of the customer mean to the quality … Continue reading

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