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Industry experts and editors of Quality, NDT and Vision & Sensors share their views on the latest in the market and in manufacturing—from management and leadership to process and technology—and we want feedback from engineers, designer, operators, managers and others with something valuable to say about the business of quality!

Shifting the Paradigm: Business System Analyses for Identifying Areas to Improve

January 3, 2012
The simple setting of goals does not make improvement happen.
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Jim's Gems: Don't Waste What You Have

December 19, 2011
Fighting against what already is will only slow us down and distract us from doing our very best.
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Jim's Gems: It's Our Choice

December 12, 2011
Our feelings in any moment in time are ours to choose.
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Jim's Gems: Focus Your Thoughts

December 5, 2011
Are your thoughts consumed with worry about what you do not want? If so, then it is very likely that you'll soon grow to accept those undesirable and unwanted things as inevitable, and attract them, like a magnet, into your life.
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Shifting the Paradigm: Applying 30,000-Foot-Level Predictive Metrics to Business Scorecards

December 2, 2011
An IEE value chain describes at a high-level what the organization does and the measurement of each function relative to a quality, cost and time assessment.
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Jim's Gems: Be Open to Challenges

November 29, 2011
We should be eager to take on difficult tasks. They are the ones that enable us to create great value.
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Jim's Gems: Don't Settle for Less

November 21, 2011
Being inspired for a lifetime is what actually achieves good and wonderful results.
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Jim's Gems: Turn Problems into Opportunities

November 14, 2011
Whether or not something is a problem depends on the way we respond.
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Jim's Gems: The Power of Thought

November 7, 2011
We need to choose thoughts that give energy to our most cherished values and most treasured goals.
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Shifting the Paradigm: 30,000-Foot-Level Metrics Provide Predictive Scorecards

November 1, 2011
An IEE value chain describes at a high-level what the organization does and the measurement of each function relative to a quality, cost, and time assessment.
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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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