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2016 QP Salary Survey

QP: 12th month 2016 CoverClosing out a calendar year is a great time to step back and assess where you stand in your career. The annual Quality Press Salary Survey - now in its 30th year - has become a solid resource quality professionals use to examine the state of the profession, how they fit in it, and ponder career possibilities.

The Tactical Guide to Six Sigma Implementation

P1612-MThis useful book simplifies Six Sigma concepts for ease of use. It carefully details the five phases of the Six Sigma methodology. In 10 clearly written and easy-to-understand chapters, you'll learn the purpose of each activity and when it must be performed.

Human Factors and ISO 9001:2015

The ISO 9001 now focuses more on the people within an organization to improve quality management. Learn how the new standard places an emphasis on finding the organization's mission and vision and takes tangible steps to realize both.

The Joy of Lean

H1519-MDid you know Lean is more than just cutting waste? With The Joy of Lean, you'll learn how to cultivate a positive Lean Culture of excellence that empowers employees, creates value for customers, profitable growth for businesses, and more.

Six Sigma Forum: Breakthrough

Faced with a disappointing process yield, Asahi India Glass Co. applied the define, measure, analyze, improve and control (DMAIC) method to find and resolve issues in its auto glass manufacturing process, leading to great results. Read how in November's Six Sigma Forum.

Quality Progress: Emergency Response

QP COVER NOVEMBER 2016Sometimes we focus so much on quality and zero defects that we neglect the inevitable: customer complaints. Effective action requires a swift, holistic approach. This four-step emergency guide in November's Quality Progress can help you get back on track quickly and efficiently.

Webcast: The Seven Wastes

This webcast explores a core principle of lean: reducing and eliminating waste. Get in-depth knowledge of the seven wastes and learn how you can reduce or eliminate them from your processes.

 

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When things go wrong, we are often quick to assign blame or point fingers. Yet instead of trying to determine "who," we should look at "how." How to correct the problem, how to learn from the mistake, and how to move forward in a positive, productive manner.
 

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