Quality Management : Risk Management


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Back to Basics: Sufficient Evidence

by Suedbeck, John

A U.S. Federal Drug Administration standard on quality risk management provides guidance for applying quality risk management to supplier evaluation systems....


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Volviendo a los Fundamentos: Evidencia Suficiente

by Suedbeck, John

Cómo aplicar la gestión del riesgo a las evaluaciones de los proveedoress....


Small Changes, Big Results

by Harris, Chris; Audimoolam, Niran; Gudgel, Stephen A.

For a hitter in baseball, transitioning from one who relies on the big home run to win games to one who slaps out singles and doubles can be difficult. The same holds true for lean enterprise implementers....


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Standards Outlook: Remove the Silos

by Liebesman, Sandford

The most significant and costly silos that exist in most organizations today are the ones representing finance and quality management....


No Finish Line

by Lotfi, Ray

Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) is an excellent risk management tool for evaluating and forecasting the possibility of a failure mode during the life of a product or process....


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Standards Outlook: Not a Game

by West, John E. “Jack”; Cianfrani Charles A.

People seem to be divided into two camps regarding the new wording related to the subject of risk found in the draft of ISO 9001:2015....


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One Good Idea: FMEA to the Rescue

by Tate, Joe; Foraker, Wayne

Quality professionals in higher education have traditionally centered the quality discussion around curriculum instruction and the central role of faculty. spectrum at higher learning institutions....


Entire Digital Issue: January 2015

by Hankel, Amanda

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Separate Steps

by Arter, Dennis

Mixing corrective and preventive actions results in ineffective use....


Narrow(er) Focus

by Kotterman, James R.

When teaching failure mode and effects analysis, I start by determining who in the class has participated in creating one. Typically, more than half of the students raise their hands. Next, I ask how useful or accurate their FMEAs were....


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Career Corner: PR Savvy

by Lindborg, Henry

What quality professionals can learn from the public relations playbook....


Entire Digital Issue: September 2014

by Hankel, Amanda

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Entire Digital Issue: April 2014

by Hankel, Amanda

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Back to Basics: Calculated Risk

by Sherman, Peter J.

A formula for balancing the cost of risk and uncertainty....


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Volviendo a los Fundamentos: Riesgo Calculado

by Sherman, Peter J.

Equilibrar el coste del riesgo y la incertidumbre....


Entire Digital Issue: September 2013

by Hankel, Amanda

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Quality vs. Safety

by Ghaleiw, Mustafa

In the oil and gas industries, quality can no longer be viewed as a nice-to-have feature. Today, quality must be considered a top priority to ensure safety throughout an organization’s operations and processes...


Entire Digital Issue: May 2013

by Hankel, Amanda

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Avoiding an Avalanche

by Milliken, Greg

Organizations that make products with rigorous quality requirements face numerous challenges associated with meeting objectives—ranging from complying with standards to operating in highly-regulated and frequently audited environments....


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