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Know Your XYZs

by Ferri-Reed, Jan

Understanding the needs and expectations of the three generations of people that populate most of today’s workforce is key to building effective teams and avoiding friction....


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Career Corner: Meaningful Mentorship

by Conklin, Joseph D.;

Learn a three-step guide to successful mentor-mentee relationships....


Expert Answers: February 2016

by Ramu, Govind; Aston, Bill; Bossert, Jim;

The difference between design verification, design validation and validation of processes....


Standards Outlook: Small Change, Big Impact

by Palmes, Paul

You might easily overlook a small item in the 2015 revision of ISO 9001. Clause 5.1.1, adds several prescriptive requirements for top management to demonstrate leadership and commitment to the QMS, beginning with accountability for its effectiveness....


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One Good Idea: Put to the Test

by Gojanovic, Tony

Count data are everywhere, and they form the basis of many decision-making statistics. Learn about formulas that help determine data’s statistical significance....


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On the Horizon

by Gaskill, Tyler

Experts share their ideas about what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. Their insights included using data to solve previously unsolvable problems and better connect people and processes, thus gaining knowledge of customers’ personalized needs....


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Back to Basics: Deconstructing Risk

by Kumar Khare, Ashwani

Ten tips can help reduce procurement risk in an engineering, procurement and construction project....


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One Good Idea: Don’t Risk It

by Niles, Kim

Learn a four-step method for proper risk management. The benefits of conducting proper risk management easily justify why organizations must ramp up their assessment efforts, and this author’s model can make it an ongoing project....


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Career Corner: Clocking Out

by Wrestler, Denise

Providing employees a more flexible work-life balance can improve their satisfaction and efficiency. More job candidates are seeking organizations that frown on working past 5 p.m. and provide options for employees to work from home....


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Volviendo a los Fundamentos: Deconstruyendo el Riesgo

by Kumar Khare, Ashwani

Consejos para reducir los riesgos de contratación en proyectos EPC....


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