Foreword

2017

Foreword: Next Steps

by Sanders, Seiche

Salary is important, as evidenced by the popularity of the QP Salary Survey year after year. In fact, the online salary survey is consistently one of the top clicks on qualityprogress.com year-round....


Foreword: Positive Progress

by Sanders, Seiche

In the year of its inception—1968—Quality Progress published a column by ASQC’s president, R.M. Berg, titled “So You Want to Publish Your Paper”:...


Foreword: Standard Approach

by Sanders, Seiche

The release of ISO 9001:2015 created a hunger among many in the quality community for information and guidance on what they would need to successfully orchestrate the transition to the revised standard in their organizations....


Foreword: Digging Deeper

by Sanders, Seiche

As quality professionals, you’ve always had a close and friendly relationship with data. In the not-so-distant past, it was unfathomable to think a time would come when there was just too much data....


Foreword: Chain Check-In

by Sanders, Seiche

July was a busy month for supply chain news: Takata’s airbag fiasco continues to have a ripple effect on the auto industry as another spate of recalls were announced and the company declares bankruptcy; and Amazon has entered into the fresh-foods arena....


Foreword: Growing Power

by Sanders, Seiche

Digging up beds, carrying away rocks, hauling bags of dirt and mulch, weeding and watering, all while fighting off hot sun and biting insects. " In the article, the authors reveal the results of research they conducted on 200 organizations who are success...


Foreword: Erring Airlines

by Edmund, Mark

Each week seems to bring a new incident involving airlines and questionable passenger service: airport security officials dragging a doctor off an overbooked flight; a flight attendant yanking a stroller from the hands of a mother holding her baby....


Foreword: Closing the Gaps

by Edmund, Mark

No matter what side of the Affordable Care Act you stand on, you can probably agree to this: Everyone seems to be spending more of their own money on medical care these days....


Foreword: Play Ball

by Edmund, Mark

On his way to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, Yankees legend Yogi Berra is said to have remarked, “We’re lost, but we’re making good time, ain’t we?”...


Foreword: A New Chapter

by Sanders, Seiche

For 10 years, I’ve served as the editor of Quality Progress. And each month, I have the honor of bringing you information and knowledge that help you to be successful in your careers....


Up Front: Keep It Simple

by Sanders, Seiche

Declutter. Destress. Remove complication. It's something to strive for, but often easier said than done. Many of us are overscheduled, overburdened and burning the candle at both ends most of the time. And because it's so commonplace nowadays, ......


UpFront: Promises, Promises

by Sanders, Seiche

Do New Year's resolutions follow the 80-20 rule in how many stick and how many fly out of the window as if swept up by a gust of January air?...



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