December 2001


2001 Quality Progress Salary Survey

by Phillips-Donaldson, Debbie; Bemowski, Karen

Reflecting the slow steadying of the economy since mid-2000, the 2001 annual survey shows quality professionals in most areas making modest gains, while those in some job functions even saw large salary increases. Although future gains may well be...


Column: World View: Russia's Journey Toward Performance Excellence

by Stoletova, Maria

Russian industrial enterprises move from traditional quality control to a focus on organizational planning, process improvement and customer satisfaction....


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Members Talk About Terrorist Attacks

by Daniels, Susan E.

Many respondents to an ASQ survey asking members how the events of September 11 affected them and their organizations used the opportunity to express previously unacknowledged sentiments or fears. Others were less emotional, focusing instead on what the...


Column: Career Corner: Six Lessons Can Steer Your Career Path

by Whitacre, Teresa

Flying lessons and quality principles : Lessons from a pilot's career include:Make keeping your skills current your constant vigil.Know your aircraft (your product--yourself).Assess your strengths and weaknesses.Keep your wheels chocked to the ground...


Column: Standards Outlook: The Process Approach to QMS In ISO 9001 and ISO 9004

by Hooper, Jeffrey H.

This article is adapted from chapter two of the new Quality Press ASQ ISO 9000 Handbook edited by Charles A. Cianfrani, Joseph J. Tsiakals and John E. "Jack" West..] One of the most important aspects of the year 2000 revisions of ISO 9001 and ISO 9004...


Column: Emerging Sectors: Johnson Space Center Reaches for the Stars

by Blum, Leon

.]In the late 1990s, the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and NASA's other centers began experiencing flattened and decreasing funding from Congress without an equivalent decline in workload. Management recognized a shift in emphasis from correction to...


Column: Statistics Roundtable: My Process Is Too Variable--Now What Do I Do?

by Snee, Ronald D.

Keys to success are comprised of understanding the process, selecting the right variables, designing the right sampling scheme, carefully collecting the data according to the plan and doing a careful analysis that pays close attention to the limitations...


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Column: One Good Idea: Solve Administrative Problems With Quality Tools

by Fine, Edmund S.

A Pareto analysis helps pinpoint why employee expense reports are rejected....


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Become a Baldrige Examiner

by Hoisington, Steve

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), created by Congress in 1987 as a national initiative to help industry and service organizations improve performance and become more efficient and competitive, is administered by the Baldrige National...


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ASQ News

One way Rosson has added to her knowledge of quality has been to complete seven ASQ quality certification programs: auditor, engineer, manager, reliability engineer, software quality engineer, Quality Inspector and technician. The Association for Quality ...


Johnson Space Center Reaches for the Stars

by Blum, Leon

ISO 9001 certification leads shift from problem correction to prevention and information sharing

In the late 1990s, the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and NASA's other centers began experiencing flattened and decreasing funding from Congress without an equivalent decline in workload. To ensure JSC's QMS had been thoroughly tested, the center initiated a ...


Russia's Journey Toward Performance Excellence

by Stoletova, Maria

Industrial enterprises move from traditional quality control to a focus on organizational planning, process improvement and customer satisfaction

This move shifts the focus from quality control and inspection to organizationwide quality planning and improvement of all processes rather than only those that affect product quality. Planning for quality control of products and production processes, inc...


Salary Survey – 2001

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Self-employed Consultant - Section 2. Base Earnings


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 4. Salary by Industrial Classification


Salary Survey – 2001

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Self-employed Consultant - Section 1. Hourly and Daily Rates


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 8.


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 7. Salary by Six Sigma Training


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 3. Salary by Company Size and Location Of Headquarters


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 2. Salary by Number Of Years' Experience In the Quality Field


Salary Survey – 2001

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Self-employed Consultant - Section 4.


Salary Survey – 2001

by Phillips-Donaldson, Debbie

Quality Professionals Stand the Test


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 6. Salary by ASQ and RAB Certification


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 5. Salary by Highest Level Of Education


Salary Survey – 2001

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Regular Employee - Section 1. Salary by Job Title


Salary Survey – 2001

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Self-employed Consultant - Section 3. Base Earnings by Education and Certification



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