Journal for Quality and Participation - April 2016 - ASQ

Journal for Quality and Participation - July 2016

Volume 39 • Number 2

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  • Editor’s Notebook
    Sharing Your Story
    By Deborah Hopen
  • Lessons From Academia
    Complementary Strengths
    By Grace L. Duffy and Allen K. Wong
    This article provides practical information on how lean can be combined with the practices of a learning organization to generate performance excellence.
  • Creating a Shift
    That Sounds Interesting
    By Rick Maurer
    Ideas for tools for promoting change.
  • Final Thoughts
    Lessons Learned
    By  Jim Rooney
    Enduring change needs to address the structure, system, and culture of the organization so that patterns of behavior can be adjusted.



  • Stewardship and Sustainability
    How Organizations Address the Core Subjects of ISO 26000
    By Staff
     This article provides a brief description of the seven core subjects, shares some information on how your organization can assess its efforts, and briefly describes six pamphlets available from ASQ that can be used as resources by your organization to learn more about the myriad approaches for social responsibility (SR) around the world.
  • Book Briefs
    By  Staff
    New publications related to the people side of quality.

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