Quality Progress

August 2015 Issue

Cover Story

Under Construction

Advancing your organization’s creativity requires a shift in how you structure personnel and develop business strategy.

by Peter Merrill

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Creative by Design

Creativity, coupled with the design of experiments method and its underlying structure and statistics, can make testing more efficient and effective.

by Perry Parendo


All the Right Moves

An Ontario hospital deployed innovative quality strategies to improve patients’ access to care and changed how medical staff delivered the right level of treatment.

by Nancy Jacko and Sumeet Kumar

Social Responsibility

Coming Together

Quality and sustainability best practices overlap, a study of 10 Wisconsin businesses showed, which reinforces how quality tools can apply to social responsibility efforts.

by Daniel Zinsmeister

Quality in Popular Culture

Quality in Popular Culture Have you spotted lean on TV, Six Sigma in a song, or continuous improvement in a movie? Send QP your examples of quality in pop culture! Visit www.asq.org/pop-culture-form.

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