My Quality Story

2016

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Quality in the First Person: Choose the Oatmeal

by Knutson, Kathleen

If you want to keep improving yourself, it is important to remember that making quality practices a habit takes patience and perseverance....


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Quality in the First Person: Grand Aspirations

by Hart, Lynsey

After talking about continuous improvement for decades, some organizations are experience fatigue. But the truth is that when aiming for perfection, organizations will never be done improving....


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Quality in the First Person: Refocusing Your Goals

by Imam, Tanweer

After suffering from a significant loss of eyesight due to a medical condition, the author found the tools necessary to save, and further, his quality career....


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Quality in the First Person: Discovering What Works

by Green, Roy

After jumping into the quality industry and acquiring his new skill-set through on the job training, Roy Green noticed that change management is more effective when a manager is hands-on and focuses on the individual....


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Quality in the First Person: A Journey Toward Quality

by Kantumuchu, Venkata

There is always something new to learn in the field of quality, and sometimes it takes moving across the world to discover it....


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Quality in the First Person: In Layman’s Terms

by Loera Sr., Juan D.

Many of you may struggle to verbalize our vast and ubiquitous industry. Hear how one quality professional explained the field to his college-aged son....


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Quality in the First Person: Worth the Investment

by Vaidya, Jigish

Reliability professionals are often overlooked in the quality field, but their data analysis can save money and greatly improve the overall performance and outlook of your organization....


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Quality in the First Person: Traits of the Trade

by London, Calvin

Quality improvements often involve change management, which can be met with resistance from employees and stakeholders. Learn the four traits effective quality leaders have in their toolbox....


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Quality in the First Person: Quality and Wellness

by Stepniowski, Jennifer

Quality skills go beyond the workplace. Jennifer Stepniowski, North America regional director at PRO QC International in Tampa, FL, used Six Sigma methods to develop a wellness regime and regular analysis to stick to her goals....


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Quality in the First Person: Culture Shock

by Rochetti, Kim

This author addresses gender inequality in technical industries. Most women engineers end up in male-dominated industries where a group-think mentality exists, and women’s thoughts tend not to be taken seriously....


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Quality in the First Person: The Story Starts

by Watson, Jay;

This author describes witnessing the rise of the U.S. quality movement and Six Sigma....



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