Articles by Ashley Osgood

Quality Observations: Management: Control Quality Assurance by Keeping it Simple

There is a perception vs. reality when it comes to quality, so an effective quality improvement strategy must comprehend the differences that exist between the two. Both of these must be recognized, understood and managed in order to move forward.
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Quality Observations: Key Strategies for Effective Problem Solving

How does effective problem solving tie in to quality management?
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Quality Observations: Preventing the Titanic Disaster 100 Years Later

Let's examine how health and safety systems, risk management, and other quality management principles could have been applied to prevent this tragedy.
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Quality Management 2.0: Deming's 7 Deadly Diseases of Management

W. Edwards Deming "14 Points" break down the need for a working understanding of basic quality management system statistical principles. Deming also outlined Seven Deadly Diseases, which describe the most serious barriers that management potentially faces within an organization.
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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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