Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Global State of Quality

  The ASQ Future of Quality study has for years pointed to globalization as a major force that is shaping the future. Twenty years ago globalization was a huge opportunity.  Thirteen years ago globalization felt like a threat.  By 2011 globalization was … Continue reading

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Quality Trends in Uncommon Places

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ's Communications department.] Most of the keynote speakers at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement weren’t traditional “quality” professionals. Yet all wove the theme of quality into their presentations, which ranged … Continue reading

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Last Day of ASQ’s World Conference: End With Energy

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ's communications department.] It may be the last day of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement, but there was no shortage of energy this morning. The closing session of the … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference Day 2: A Look Into the Future

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ’s communications department.] The second day of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement started with a look into our collective global future and ended with a glimpse of the future of quality itself. … Continue reading

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ASQ World Conference Day 1: The Science of Motivation and Much More

[This is a guest post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ's communications department.] Welcome to Day 1 of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement! First thing conference-goers thought of this morning was: What motivates you? That was the theme of … Continue reading

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Conference Survival Guide: Part 2

[This is a guest blog post by Julia McIntosh of ASQ's communication department.] A few weeks ago, ASQ CEO Paul Borawski asked for your best advice for “surviving” a conference or networking event. As we gear up for ASQ’s World … Continue reading

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National Quality Programs: A Roundup

Is there a national quality program in your country? Is it visible and accepted? Or do organizations pursue a different framework for excellence? This was the question posed to ASQ’s Influential Voices bloggers last month. National quality programs can be … Continue reading

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