A Six Sigma team at Samarco Mining developed a low-energy iron ore pellet to meet customer needs and internal goals. Using the DMADV methodology and a variety of quality tools, the team helped Samarco realize more than $2 million in savings annually through this project. The team was named a finalist in ASQ’s 2015 International Team Excellence Awards competition. Read the online case study presentation or download DMADV Project Saves $2 Million for Brazilian Mining Company (PDF).
John Goodman, author of Customer Experience 3.0, defines customer experience (CE) and how it differs from customer relationship management (CRM) and customer service. He also shares four strategies for enhancing the bottom line with CE.
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In 2013, ASQ unveiled groundbreaking research that creates a baseline of fundamental quality and continuous improvement practices around the world. Read more about the project and download the research reports.
In this Technometrics article (open access), authors provide an approach in predicting future observations, which is a fundamental problem in statistics, based on the recently developed inferential model framework. Subscribe to Technometrics.
This book provides guidance in building the environmental management system in support of the organization’s operations---linking the management system to the requirements of ISO 14001 to support third-party certification to ISO 14001:2015.
In this webcast, ASQ author and quality tools expert, Dr. Jack ReVelle, introduces total quality management (TQM), a management system for a customer-focused organization that involves all employees in continual improvement.
The conference committee of the ASQ Quality Education Conference and Workshops (QECW) is seeking proposals for the 2016 QECW set for Nov. 11-13, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Click here to download the call for proposals sheet, and to learn of the review process and this year's focus areas. Deadline to submit is May 27, 2016.
"Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life." - Germaine Greer
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This 1992 article from the Journal for Quality and Participation explores the beliefs and values of socio-technical systems (STS) and self-managing teams.