April 2020 Issue
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What makes up a 21st century quality leader? A worldwide survey helps build the profile of a successful quality professional, including the most important skills needed to protect and sustain that leader’s existence.
by Pedro Domingues, Paulo Sampaio, Fábio Daniel Vieira Correia and İlknur Uzdurum
Quality professionals are well position to handle the disruption that Industry 4.0 bring, but first they must know to shift perspectives and priorities.
Borrowing from a strategy usually reserved for employee performance and personal development, a new approach shows there’s a SMARTER way for organizations to set goals and map out initiatives to affect a process or change an entire system.
An analysis of the effect of soft total quality management—which includes elements of leadership, training, teamwork and culture—and its effect on intellectual capital.
Advice on Career Development
ASQTV has an entire specialty channel dedicated to careers in quality. Visit today to view one-on-one interviews and episode segments devoted to the power of certification, developing your quality skills and more.
It’s no secret the manufacturing industry—among others—is facing a significant skills gap. To help ease the pain, many organizations are upskilling their current workforce. They’re expected to spend $26.2 billion this year on training initiatives. What is your organization doing to train its workers?
Have you run into a problem you can’t seem to solve? Look no further. QP’s experts will provide answers and insights to your toughest questions.
Submit your question today.
Inspection Division Conference
October 1 – 2, 2020 | Salt Lake City, UT
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October 8 – 9, 2020 | Orlando, FL
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