Quality Management : Risk Management


Beyond Tried and True

by Coleman Sr., Lance B.

Risk elimination. Risk management. Risk mitigation. These phrases are an increasingly important part of the lexicon of management as organizations strive to succeed in a business environment with global competition, diverse suppliers and new technology....


Adjust, Adapt and Advance

by Snee, Ronald D.

Quality is on the radar of many organizations, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Quality pioneer Joseph M. Juran predicted that the 21st century would be the “century of quality.”...


Running a Risk

by James J. Rooney

A process for seeing decisions’ potential risks and adverse effects....


Entire Digital Issue: May 2016

by Hankel, Amanda

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Innovation Imperative: Never Miss an Opportunity

by Merrill, Peter

Many organizations have approached ISO 9001:2015 implementation by mindlessly mitigating risk. Instead, they should go on the attack and think about opportunity first....


Volviendo a los Fundamentos: Mitigación de Riesgos

by Edmund, Mark

LAS ORGANIZACIONES DE VEZ EN CUANDO producen piezas no conformes y por lo tanto deben garantizar que dichas piezas no sean enviadas a los clientes....


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Back to Basics: Mitigate Risk

by Wells, Greg

Organizations occasionally produce nonconforming parts and must ensure defects are not shipped to customers. To prevent these defects from reaching customers, we need a foolproof process to manage products that are potentially nonconforming....


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Best of Back to Basics: Calculated Risk

by Sherman, Peter J.

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


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Best of 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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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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Pop Culture

by Edmund, Mark

WHETHER OR NOT the general public realizes it, quality is all around us, the quality profession is quick to profess. Virtually every aspect of society has been (or should be) touched by some form of quality....


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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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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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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: 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....


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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....


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