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Enterprise Risk Management: Seven Imperatives for Process Excellence

Enterprise Risk Management Benchmarking Report CoverThis members-only best practices report describes effective enterprise risk management program leadership and focuses on transforming an organization’s approach from a compliance-driven mind-set to one that supports strategy execution. Case studies from Rockwell Collins Inc., LEGO Group, Exxaro Resources Ltd., and Paychex Inc. are included.

The Certified Quality Improvement Associate Handbook

H1470-MASQ's Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) certification is designed to introduce the basics of quality to organizations and individuals. Use this book as a guide in preparing to take the exam and as a foundation for further study and application of quality principles and practices worldwide.

Celebrating Teamwork

JQP v37 i3 coverAn article in the October 2014 issue of the Journal for Quality and Participation shows how the International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) Process promotes the use of teams and the problem-solving criteria in a way that energizes organizations to commit to using employee participation strategies to achieve goals and sustainable success.

Read "Celebrating Teamwork" (PDF) and find more articles on teamwork and collaboration in the October 2014 issue.

The New ANSI/ASQ E4:2014 QMS Standard

Energy and Environmental Division Newsletter CoverIn the October 2014 edition of the Energy and Environmental Division Newsletter (Division members only), Gary L. Johnson presents an overview of the new revision of the E4 standard, the American National Standard presenting requirements for quality management systems for environmental programs.

Integrating SR With Business Strategy: A Guide for Quality Professionals

SR Integration Guide CoverThis guide introduces a step-by-step approach for applying quality skills to the social responsibility (SR) needs of organizations. It defines integrated SR, provides talking points and case studies, and maps out a process for using quality to integrate SR into organizational strategy and daily operations.

Read the flipbook version, or download a PDF.

World Quality Month 2014

World Quality Month Logo 2014ASQ will celebrate the fifth annual World Quality Month this November. Visit the World Quality Month website to find events, activities, and a tool kit with resources, including a planning guide to help your organization celebrate.

Everything Is 5S

QMJ v21 i4 coverIn the October 2014 issue of Quality Management Journal, Dennis R. Delisle and Valentina Freiberg offer a case study that demonstrates how the 5S framework is an effective and simple model for process design and improvement in a preadmission testing center.

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Methodology for Developing a Quality Plan Within a Manufacturing Company

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