In this final installment of a three-part series, author Robin Lawton shares the importance of developing a formal quality policy, a common language, and leader behaviors as deployment mechanisms. Also read Part 1 and Part 2.
Luciana Paulese, ASQ Influential Voice, blogs about the challenges of facing cultural barriers. Read this View From the Q post.
In this ASQ TV episode, Ritz-Carlton’s Herve Humler, co-founder and president, describes how empowered employees lead to a solid quality culture and increased bottom-line results.
While the hotel industry is growing very fast across the world, employee attrition can become a problem. This case study discusses the techniques that were used to understand the root causes of employee stress, quantify it, devise solutions at a popular Indian hotel chain.
In the January 2015 Journal for Quality and Participation, Dave Eaton and Gabriella Kilby argue that strategy only can be achieved when an organization’s culture is aligned so that people understand the required behaviors and act accordingly.
Take this short self-assessment to receive a report card that gives you a clear view of your culture of quality across 10 essential themes, pinpoints areas of strengths and opportunities, and offers practical recommendations.
A global study by Forbes Insights and ASQ investigates how a more quality driven culture can accelerate business performance.
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In this webcast from the Journal for Quality and Participation, Diana Rivenburgh, author of the best-selling book The New Corporate Facts of Life, shares the steps to creating an ethical, vibrant, collaborative culture that fosters high performance profitability.
In a paper presented at the 2014 World Conference on Quality and Improvement, Grace L. Duffy identifies the basics of the Capability Maturity Model as a reflection of the culture of the organization. (Member access only.)
In this Webinar from the Customer-Supplier Division, Jenn Callaway of CEB Quality discusses research findings on how leading organizations enable employees to "live" quality, rather than simply follow it.
Steve Gerhardt, a quality practitioner with 30+ years of experience in manufacturing and process improvement, shares how he led the transformation of Ford's Asia Pacific and Africa Operations into a culture of quality.