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October Roundup: Quality in New Endeavors

Quality can and should be used outside the traditional manufacturing sector. That’s not news to anyone who works in quality and has seen how the field has expanded beyond its industrial quality control roots. Yet the expansion of quality is … Continue reading

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June Roundup: Tackling the Big Quality Questions

In June, I asked some admittedly big questions of ASQ Influential Voices bloggers and blog readers. What is the most important challenge the quality community faces in ensuring that the value of quality is fully realized for the benefit of … 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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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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What Motivates Your Career?

What are your professional New Year’s resolutions? It might be all too common to set resolutions, and yet it I think it’s helpful to set goals to accomplish in coming year. So it’s appropriate that late last year we were … Continue reading

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2012 Salary Survey–What's Your Case for a Raise?

The December QP contains ASQ’s annual, ever-popular salary survey.  Perhaps you’ve already seen it.  If not, take a look. As always, in 2012 there’s good news and less-than-good news.  The study year over year confirms the value of professional certification.  And … Continue reading

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Quality, Design and Chrysler

This is a guest post by Laurel Nelson-Rowe, ASQ managing director. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 2012 ASQ Automotive Division Awards. The event’s keynote speaker, Klaus Busse (left), head of interior design at the Chrysler … Continue reading

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