Journal for Quality and Participation - Spring 2008 - ASQ

Journal for Quality and Participation - Spring 2008

Volume 31 • Number 1

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  • Editor’s Notebook (PDF, 57 KB)
    The Value of Tension
  • Educator’s World (PDF, 116 KB) Open Access
    Learning From a Whole-System, Strength-Based Approach: A Case of Collaborative Curriculum Development
    Lindsey Godwin and Mary Grace Neville
    A variety of collaborative approaches helped disparate stakeholders build consensus on business school curriculum.
  • Tools for Transformation (PDF, 83 KB)
    The Reflected Self: Enhancing Personal Quality by Looking at Others
    Izzy Gesell
    Understanding how others view you can aid your self-discovery and personal improvement process.
  • Quick Activities to Improve Your Team (PDF, 85 KB)
    Cell Phone Ringing
    Brian Cole Miller
    Use this exercise as an icebreaker or way for team members to get to know each other.
  • Under the Spotlight (PDF, 75 KB)
    “Do You Have a Minute?” Seven Strategies for Limiting Office Interruptions
    Corey Criswell
    Interruptions—whether worthwhile or wasteful—are a leading cause of managerial frustration and lack of productivity.
  • In My View… (PDF, 64 KB)
    Effective Leadership in Government
    Mark Tucci
    Six suggested approaches can aid government employees as they set out to make a difference for citizens and their agencies, as well as for themselves.
  • Creating a Shift (PDF, 77 KB)
    The Importance of the List
    Rick Maurer
    You can build an effective strategy if you compile a list of people’s perspectives on the impending change.
  • This Issue in Summary (PDF, 60 KB)
    Overviews of the key articles in this issue to help prioritize your reading.


Dynamic Tension: Choosing Sides

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