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Also called: mistake proofing, fail-safing Mistake proofing, or its Japanese equivalent poka-yoke (pronounced PO-ka yo-KAY), is the use of any automatic device or method that either makes it impossible for an error to occur or makes the error immediately obvious once it has occurred. It is a common process analysis tool . Learn more at: ... more
Posted by David Woods on Quality Management Division Dec 3, 2022 9:56 AM CST
Variations: plan-do-study-act (PDSA) cycle, Deming cycle, Shewhart cycle. Understand the evolution of these variations. The Plan-do-check-act cycle (Figure 1) is a four-step model for carrying out change. Just as a circle has no end, the PDCA cycle should be repeated again and again for continuous improvement . The PDCA cycle is considered a ... more
Posted by David Woods on Quality Management Division Nov 20, 2022 7:17 AM CST
Sandy L. Furterer , PhD, MBA, has moved to The Ohio State University as a Professor of Practice in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering and is also supporting the curriculum development in the Engineering Technology program at OSU. She holds ASQ certifications including the ASQ Certified Quality Manager / Organizational Excellence, ... more
Posted by Jerry Rice on Quality Management Division Nov 9, 2022 7:40 PM CST
with Kim A Page Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 5:00 pm Central/ 6:00 pm Eastern (Advance Registration Required) In this informative 60-minute webinar you will learn: How to optimize your screen presence Nonverbal communication essentials - how it impacts yourself and your audience This webinar is for you if you are: Leading Remote Meetings ... more
Posted by Jerry Rice on Quality Management Division Nov 9, 2022 7:04 PM CST
Join the QMD Leadership to hear about the accomplishments and goals of the Division. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet the QMD council and you will have the opportunity to ask any burning questions you may have! The QMD Leadership will host a virtual meet and greet following the meeting. You do not have to register for this event. Simply click on the link ... more
Posted by Jerry Rice on Quality Management Division Nov 7, 2022 9:11 AM CST