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Jeffrey Veyera
It has been 35 years since Dr. Deming shared his 14 Points in Out of the Crisis. In Chapter 3, he covers Point 8: “ Drive ...
Jeffrey Veyera Dec '21

I have worked in a fear-based, ”command and control” environment and also in workplaces that were inclusive and ...

Norm Howe
NSF International is presenting a free webinar “Poka Yoke Awareness” on March 30, 9am EDT. How can you improve ...
Norm Howe Mar '22
Jeffrey Veyera
There are a lot of other demands on our time these days: work, family, exercise, hobbies, glowing screens of all ...
Jeffrey Veyera Dec '21

Interesting question! There is so much people can contribute to ASQ to make it a successful organization. One of my ...

Janet Lentz
” We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not ...
Janet Lentz Apr '22

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Jeffrey Veyera
For the past two years, that answer for many of us has been: “A lot!” Illness Job loss Addiction Mental health ...
Jeffrey Veyera Feb '22

I am afraid of commenting on this. I understand the lengthy statement about fear at work place. However, we need a ...

Fear in the workplace would be a great start—-a problem properly-defined is a problem half-solved, right?

Maybe a couple more - If you work in a toxic workplace, fear of being undermined or sabotaged (if you want to delve ...

These are all excellent, Susan.
I’ve been afraid of:

  • failure
  • being backstabbed
  • getting fired
  • becoming ...

I love it! Sadly, I’ve had a lot of experience trying to drive fear out of a workplace. Bottom line result is I am now ...

Norm Howe
Google analyzed the factors that make a work team successful. They found five that were important. Of those five, ...
Norm Howe Mar '22

Brings us back to Deming and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: we can't do much when we're afraid for our own survival.

I completely agree that psychological safety comes first. We should recognize that this is a significant ...

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