A New Look at the Future of Quality*Open Access* By Janet Jacobsen
Brief Description: ASQ continues its tradition of looking ahead to identify impacts that may affect the future of the profession, organizations, and Society but introduces a new process that was used to gather and summarize the data.
Have You Made the Connecting 2.0 Shift? By Nancy D. O’Reilly
The definition of connection has taken on a whole new meaning in today’s world that leverages all group members’ contributions but requires some different thinking and skills.
The Prophet’s Legacy By Michael Babula, Max Tookey, Fraser Nicolaides, and Al Infande
A novel research study substantiates W. Edwards Deming’s legacy and highlights the need to increase funding and time allocation for research into Deming’s philosophy.
The Obstacles of Everyday Problem Solving By James J. Rooney
Contemplating the themes in this issue.
Creating a Shift
Putting the Energy Bar Into Practice By Rick Maurer
Ideas and tools for promoting change.
In My View
In My View…Pied Quality By Kurt Stuke
While the quality field seeks to eliminate variation, poets are inspired by the beauty that they see in those differences.
Lessons From Academia
Social Responsibility and Quality Leadership Practices By Holly A. Duckworth
A summary of the article, “Embedding Social Responsibility Principles Within Quality Leadership Practices,” which originally appeared in the January 2015 issue of the Quality Management Journal.
Knowledge Management Is Fun
Social Responsibility and Quality Leadership Practices By Arun Hariharan
What does knowledge management really mean? This excerpt from the new book provides a foundation for this new way of managing the essence of organizational experience and learnings.
Thinking About ASQ By Patricia C. LaLonde
Perspectives on the future of ASQ from its incoming Chair..