Articles Tagged with ''ASQ''

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ASQ Issues Certifications to Train Next Generation of Skilled Workers

March 26, 2014

ASQ issued 8,380 professional certifications in the U.S. in 2013 as part of a partnership with The Manufacturing Institute designed to help fill advanced manufacturing positions.


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Smart Manufacturing

Will it become the next big continuous improvement model?
March 3, 2014

In January, ASQ released the latest Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Respondents to the ASQ survey represent the aerospace, automotive, food, medical device, pharmaceutical and utility industries, among others.


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ASQ Recognizes Innovative Contributions and Achievements in Quality

February 7, 2014
ASQ will present its Honorary Member, Distinguished Service Medals and 12 other awards May 4 in Dallas, Texas, USA, prior to its annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement.
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Face of Quality: Transforming the Quality Profession

Even without a crystal ball, one can see changes ahead
December 4, 2013

Recently I had a conversation with a senior quality engineer at a large manufacturing operation about the future of the quality profession. There is no definite answer because no one has a crystal ball but a transformation has been underway. There have been several studies published and many articles, including some by this author, written on this issue.


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Happy World Quality Month!

Celebrate the accomplishments of those in the quality field.
November 6, 2013
This article is about you. World Quality month is for you.
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Shutting Down the Shutdown

What our politicians could learn from the quality industry.
November 6, 2013
As I write this, it is day 10—day 10 of a government shutdown in the United States.
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The Argument for Training

People make the difference, but managers don’t act accordingly.
October 7, 2013

Many of our greatest quality giants have discussed the value of education and training. For example, Dr. Deming dedicated two of his renowned 14 points of management to the subject.


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Recalls and Violations

There's more than one way to implement quality--correctly or not
September 12, 2013
Searching over headlines, it is difficult to believe there is quality in American products and services.
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The Value of a Certified Quality Professional

Certification benefits both you and your organization.
September 9, 2013
In my April 2013 column, I explained Ten Reasons to Invest in Yourself. Due to the number of comments and follow up questions, I thought it worthwhile to do a sequel.
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Charting The Process With the Help of a Turtle

Map the process. Chart the process. Get the turtle!
August 12, 2013

Process maps and flowcharts are essential for your QMS. However, these tools are mistaken for the same tool and used interchangeably.


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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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