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The Power of Positive Questioning!

Posted: July 13, 2016 at 10:35 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E The Power of Positive Questioning! eetings take up a lot of executive time, they can become a game, a test of leadership, to see who is the smartest person in the room, who is courting favour and being a cheerleader. For many in […]

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Grow Your Influence: Submit a Proposal to ASQ’s WCQI 2017

Posted: July 9, 2016 at 12:39 am   /   Blog

Grow Your Influence: Submit a Proposal to ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement (WCQI) 2017   ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement (WCQI) has a 70-year tradition of educating, engaging, connecting, and inspiring leading professionals from around the globe. Each year thousands gather to share best practices, expand their network and further develop […]

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Four Principles for Developing Good Targets!

Posted: June 27, 2016 at 4:08 pm   /   Blog

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Four Principles for Developing Good Targets! ome commentators have taken issue with the recent focus on targeting by approaches such as ‘Deliverology’. There has been an assertion that targeting is fundamentally incompatible with much of what the pubic sector actually does. (See “Does […]

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Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) – New ASQ Certification Available!

Posted: June 25, 2016 at 12:33 am   /   Blog, Certification

Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) New ASQ Certification Available! ASQ recently launched its newest certification designed for supplier quality professionals who work with an organization’s supply chain and suppliers to continuously improve performance of key system components. The Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) exam, developed by member leaders and sponsored by the Customer-Supplier Division, will […]

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Cognitive Health – Impact on Ability & Performance in the Workplace!

Posted: June 21, 2016 at 12:53 am   /   Blog, Process Improvements

Cognitive Health – Impact on Ability & Performance in the Workplace! esearchers at Florida State University found an important link between cognitive health and the work environment, which may contribute to our understanding of the cost of quality. For example,  a clean and stimulating environment leads to better performance over time whereas a  dirty, dull […]

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Lean Transformation – Takes Time and Passion

Posted: June 15, 2016 at 12:22 am   /   Blog, Lean

G U E S T  A R T I C L E Lean Transformation – Takes Time and Passion! spend much of my time talking with management in various environments who want to transform their existing organization using Lean. One of the discussion points early on is how to start and the time commitment for them and their staff. […]

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The Art of Mission Possible

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 8:46 pm   /   Blog

The Art of Mission Possible – Establishing a Customer Focused Organization at the Highest Level! ission of an organization defines the purpose of a business and its existence – why the organization is there and what distinguishes it from its competitors and other organizations. This is how an organization crafts its primary objectives for motivating […]

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A Message From Community Development – Part 2

Posted: June 4, 2016 at 6:27 pm   /   Blog

Section leaders, Earlier this month, we communicated the announcement that ASQ will be moving to computer based test (CBT) delivery for certification exams. This change affects the October exam administration. Exam applicants who have rescheduled or registered for the October exam have been contacted regarding this change. You will see additional information in coming weeks […]

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