Quality Progress - December 2017 - 13

News Briefs
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://
healthcareratingssummit.com.

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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January
ISO 9001:2015-Are You Ready?

July
Continuing Education and Your Career

more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/
food-protect-awards.

February
Lean and Six Sigma

August
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.

March
Engagement and Culture

September
Operational Excellence

April
Product Safety

October
Quality 4.0

May
Cost of Quality

November
Project Management

June
Generations in the Workforce

December
Salary Survey

For more details, visit http://tinyurl.com/
astm-prof-award.

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

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - December 2017

Seen and Heard
Progress Report
Mr. Pareto Head
Expert Answers
Career Coach
The Next Rung
Titles and Take-Home
Certification Certainty
Six Sigma Satisfaction
Stay the Course
Maintenance Makeover
Confronting Confusion
Standard Issues
Statistics Spotlight
Marketplace
Footnotes
Try This Today
Quality Progress - December 2017 - intro
Quality Progress - December 2017 - cover1
Quality Progress - December 2017 - cover2
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 1
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 2
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 3
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 4
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 5
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Seen and Heard
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 7
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Progress Report
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 9
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 10
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 11
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 12
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Mr. Pareto Head
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Expert Answers
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 15
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Career Coach
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 17
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 18
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 19
Quality Progress - December 2017 - The Next Rung
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 21
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 22
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 23
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 24
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 25
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 26
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 27
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 28
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 29
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Titles and Take-Home
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 31
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 32
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 33
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 34
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 35
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Certification Certainty
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 37
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 38
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Quality Progress - December 2017 - 40
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 41
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 42
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 43
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Six Sigma Satisfaction
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 45
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 46
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 47
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Stay the Course
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 49
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 50
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 51
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 52
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 53
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Maintenance Makeover
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 55
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 56
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 57
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 58
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 59
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Confronting Confusion
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 61
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 62
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 63
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 64
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 65
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Standard Issues
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 67
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 68
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 69
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Statistics Spotlight
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 71
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 72
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 73
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Marketplace
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 75
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Footnotes
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 77
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 78
Quality Progress - December 2017 - 79
Quality Progress - December 2017 - Try This Today
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Quality Progress - December 2017 - cover4
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