For Immediate Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 31 2014 — The International Academy for Quality recently was named an ASQ World Partner, forming a partnership that will spread quality and continuous improvement fundamentals to help individuals and businesses enhance value to customers and improve business performance.
IAQ provides leadership advice and support to quality-related programs worldwide and is recognized as the leader in fostering international cooperation for issues related to quality. Additionally, IAQ influences global business leaders and government officials to apply quality methods to improve the livelihood of people worldwide.
The organization joins 21 World Partners that have visions and goals in line with those of ASQ. The partnerships allow ASQ to support the needs of the global quality community and sustain a worldwide environment for quality.
“IAQ — whose members include a select group of quality thought leaders from around the world — offers their important voice to the global quality chorus,” said ASQ Chair Stephen Hacker. “IAQ’s partnership with ASQ will foster a future of continuous cooperation, working together to promote quality and its benefits worldwide. ASQ is delighted to have IAQ as a world partner in spreading the message of the quality imperative globally.”
Joal Teitelbaum, member of IAQ’s board of trustees, said the partnership with ASQ is fitting because of the organizations’ common goal of encouraging and supporting quality worldwide through education and awareness.
“ASQ and its World Partners will be the light that makes quality shine around the world,” Teitelbaum said. “We’re proud to be part of this program and will continue to exert our influence to make the world a better place through quality.”
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at asq.org.