George joined ASQ in 2003 to gain further understanding of quality management and to participate in its improvement and advancement.
A former head of the Department of Public Administration, George emphasizes the quality management approach in all his courses: public administration theory, leadership, government ethics, and methodology. His work as an educator and advocate of quality management is not limited to the classroom. George has developed continuing education programs and conducted workshops and seminars that have reached public managers and executives from Chicago to Beijing, China, and Riga, Latvia.
George has authored, co-authored, and co-edited six books on various topics in public administration, American government and politics, management, and methodology. His most recent publication, The Problem with Survey Research, was published in April 2012. He has written and presented papers at ASQ, public administration, and social science conferences in the United States and abroad.
Visit George Beam's Blog for his perspectives and interpretations of academic and popular topics.
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