Quality Progress - December 2017 - 13
The Leapfrog Group, a healthcare advocacy
organization, is hosting its first national
healthcare ratings summit Dec. 6-7 in
Arlington, VA. Get more details at https://
The International Association for Food
Protection is looking for nominations for
its 2018 awards. All award nominations
and applications are due Feb. 20. For
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ISO 9001:2015-Are You Ready?
Continuing Education and Your Career
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Lean and Six Sigma
Basic Tools and Terminology
Feraidon Ataie, an assistant professor of
engineering at California State UniversityChico, has won the 2017 Professor of the
Year Award from the American Society for
Testing and Materials (ASTM) International,
a global standards development
organization. The award recognizes the
contributions of educators in developing
students' understanding of standards.
Engagement and Culture
Cost of Quality
Generations in the Workforce
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A team of students from Loyola University
in Chicago recently won the fourth annual
American Production and Inventory Control
Society and "The Fresh Connection"
International Student Team Competition.
The competition involves presenting teams
with supply chain problems and having
them solve the problems using a computer
simulation game. This year, 10 teams
competed. For more details, visit http://tinyurl.
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Mr. Pareto Head
By Mike Crossen
qualityprogress.com ❘ December 2017