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Using Six Sigma in Your Personal Life – Quality for Life – ASQ

Cost of Quality: Internal and External Failure Cos… In this episode of ASQTV, we explore the cost of quality, specifically internal and external failure costs. Learn more about internal & external failures by clicking this link: … [more] Click here to read the entire article: Knowledge Center.

ASQ: Handbook of Investigation and Effective CAPA Systems, Second Edition

José Rodríguez-Pérez Hardcover, 234 pages, Published 2016 Dimensions: 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-0-87389-926-0 Item Number: H1504 Member Price: $37.00 List Price: $61.00 Add To Cart Looking to purchase for a course or large group? Request Information Keywords CAPA quality system FDA medical devices Description Understanding and improving the CAPA system as a whole is the […]

Benchmarking – ASQ™ TV

Today, we’ll learn the basics of benchmarking, review the recommended six phases of a successful benchmarking process, and finally, we’ll get reacquainted with one vital ingredient in benchmarking: metrics. Episode 18: Six Sigma Six Sigma is a well-known quality method. But like most quality techniques, its use changes and evolves… [more] The How and Why […]

Ask the Experts: Standard vs. Specification and Guidance Documents

Q: What is the difference between a standard and a specification? A: There is no single or simple answer to your question. The answer depends upon the context of the question. Relative to the ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9000 Series: Quality management standards, I direct you to ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9000:2005 Quality management systems – Fundamentals and vocabulary. ISO 9000:2005 […]

Is the Workplace a Zombie Breeding Ground? – ASQ

In this Journal for Quality and Participation article (open access), learn how creating an environment that fosters the development of spiritual intelligence can be a key leadership strategy for encouraging individuals to not choose to become zombies. Click here to read the entire article: Knowledge Center.

Using Six Sigma in Your Personal Life – Quality for Life – ASQ

Shared Meanings from Top to Bottom Charlie Barton, President, Barton Consulting LLC, discusses the importance of shared meanings of words for organizations, and the negative business implications that could occur without… [more] The Cause and Effect Diagram In this episode of ASQTV, we take a closer look at one of the most essential quality tools […]

ASQ: Handbook of Investigation and Effective CAPA Systems, Second Edition

José Rodríguez-Pérez Hardcover, 234 pages, Published 2016 Dimensions: 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-0-87389-926-0 Item Number: H1504 Member Price: $37.00 List Price: $61.00 Add To Cart Looking to purchase for a course or large group? Request Information Keywords CAPA quality system FDA medical devices Description Understanding and improving the CAPA system as a whole is the […]

Benchmarking – ASQ™ TV

Today, we’ll learn the basics of benchmarking, review the recommended six phases of a successful benchmarking process, and finally, we’ll get reacquainted with one vital ingredient in benchmarking: metrics. Episode 18: Six Sigma Six Sigma is a well-known quality method. But like most quality techniques, its use changes and evolves… [more] The How and Why […]

Ask the Experts: Standard vs. Specification and Guidance Documents

Q: What is the difference between a standard and a specification? A: There is no single or simple answer to your question. The answer depends upon the context of the question. Relative to the ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9000 Series: Quality management standards, I direct you to ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9000:2005 Quality management systems – Fundamentals and vocabulary. ISO 9000:2005 […]

Is the Workplace a Zombie Breeding Ground? – ASQ

In this Journal for Quality and Participation article (open access), learn how creating an environment that fosters the development of spiritual intelligence can be a key leadership strategy for encouraging individuals to not choose to become zombies. Click here to read the entire article: Knowledge Center.