ASQ influential voices blog

2015 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement – in Nashville! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Greetings from Nashville! I am in town for the 2015 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement (#wcqi15 for hashtag lovers)! This will be my third time attending the WCQI …Continue reading →

ASQ influential voices blog

ASQ Influential Voices: My Own Influential Voices of Quality TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In his January post in his blog A View From The Q, ASQ CEO Bill Troy asks, “Have you met someone whose teachings on quality influenced you or inspired you? …Continue reading →

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LinkedIn Post: Business Strategy and Clothes Dryers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As a follow-up to my recent post on the importance of business strategy, I published my first LinkedIn post on Sunday equating the settings of a clothes dryer to the …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Why is Strategy Important? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This month’s entry from ASQ’s A View From The Q blog, written by ASQ CEO Bill Troy, centers around strategy – specifically, what is the purpose of strategy and how …Continue reading →

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ASQ Quality in Athletics: A Call to Action TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The American Society for Quality features a relatively-new special interest group called Quality in Athletics. For the last few months, I’ve been in a mood. An angry mood, the kind of …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Quality and Education Part 2 – Seth Godin on School TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | As a continuation on the discussion about the link between quality and education for the ASQ Influential Voices, the following is perhaps one of the most influential TED Talks I …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Link Between Quality and Education – Part I TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The final keynote speaker for the ASQ World Conference in Dallas, education reformer Michelle Rhee, stated that a low-quality education results in a low-quality workforce. I’m certainly inclined to believe …Continue reading →

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2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement Recap – ASQ WCQI in Dallas TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The 2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement is now over. While some of the ASQ Influential Voices have shared their experiences meeting folks and poring through presentations and …Continue reading →

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2014 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Dallas TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Next month I will be attending the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Dallas, Texas. I had a great time attending last year in Indianapolis. While most folks …Continue reading →

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ASQ Quality for Life Video: Lean In Sports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last year at the American Society for Quality (ASQ) World Conference on Quality and Improvement I had the opportunity to record an interview about how Lean and quality can have …Continue reading →

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ASQ Influential Voices: Sports Industry Manufacturing TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In a recent post in his blog A View From The Q, soon-to-be-retiring American Society for Quality (ASQ) CEO Paul Borawski gave a quick evaluation of the results from this …Continue reading →

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Curious Cat Management Blog Carnival Annual Review – Part I TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Blog hosts an annual review of blogs, penned by other management blog authors. Last year I had the honor of having Lean Blitz …Continue reading →

Waving Goodbye to 2013 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In short, 2013 was a pretty tough year, both personally and professionally. Some really great opportunities presented themselves, while I also found there is a great deal of professional growth …Continue reading →

ASQ influential voices blog

ASQ Influential Voices: Quality Applications in Athletics TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This month, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski pointed out that the application of quality, while traditionally found in the manufacturing industry, really has a place in every industry and he was …Continue reading →

ASQ influential voices blog

ASQ Influential Voices: The Value of Appropriate Training TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In August, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski penned his thoughts about companies providing training around quality, using data from the Global State of Quality survey to show that companies with centralized …Continue reading →

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