Quality Progress

April 2015 Issue

Cover Story

Ahead in the Count

America’s pastime continues to evolve as players and teams rely more on metrics and technology to evaluate performance and steer decisions related to training, game planning and preparation.

by Julia Seaman and I. Elaine Allen

Open Access


Quality in Sports

On Top of Your Game

Understanding how someone adjusts to failure and setbacks can lead to better performance on the playing field, as well as in the workplace.

by Linda Wawrzyniak

Quality in Sports

Quality Bulldogs

A youth soccer coach takes a page from the quality playbook to teach his players the sport and reverse the team’s losing ways.

by Ken Weinberg

Quality Tools

No Finish Line

The case for keeping failure modes and effect analysis open and ongoing, even after a product is released to the marketplace or a process is completed.

by Ray Lotfi

Lean in the Sports World

Watch this ASQ Quality for Life video story about lean in the sports world. In it, ASQ member Chad Walters describes how many sports organizations operate like small businesses and how valuable it can be for sports business operations to implement lean methods.

Risk Management

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