To help facilitate the continual advancement of the body of knowledge on quality, ASQ engages in the strategic identification of emerging topics for research and content development.
Purpose: In addition to contributing to the advancement of quality knowledge, the strategic identification of topics helps set the future direction for ASQ content development and unite content-producing groups around common themes.
Frequency: Topics are assessed annually
Suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, and customers:
Here's a look at topics that are gaining in relevance and influence in the quality community in 2016.
|Topic||Key resources and starting points|
|Complexity/complex systems theory|| Complexity Theory Simplifies Choices |
(PDF, open access), QP
|Accelerated change/accelerated improvement|| Change Ability |
(open access), QP
|Culture of quality||Portfolio summary: resources on culture|
What topics or focus areas does ASQ need to pursue to keep quality knowledge advancing? If you are aware of topics that are newly emerging or gaining new relevance for quality, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before completing your submission, you may wish to review the current structure of the Quality Body of Knowledge to see how the topic might fit in.
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