The National Graduate School of Quality Management Alumni Association Elects Board of Directors

Falmouth, Mass., May 26, 2015 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management Alumni Association (NGSAA) has elected the officers of its Board of Directors who, with the exception of the President, will serve one-year terms beginning on May 1, 2015. The President will serve a two-year term. The Board of Directors guides the Alumni

2015 Commencement Exercises to be held June 6

The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) Spring 2015 Commencement Exercises will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

 

Due to space restrictions, the graduation is an invitation only event.

 

Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman and CEO of Juran Global, will deliver the commencement

Announcing Latest Graduates of the NGS Doctor of Business Administration Program

Falmouth, Mass., March 19, 2015 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) is proud to announce that the following students have successfully completed all requirements to earn their Doctor of Business Administration (DBA):

DBA Graduate Dissertation Chair
Mark Baril Dr. Alice Gobeille
Nixon Opondo Dr. Jacqueline Chestnut
Keysha Jones Dr. Jacqueline Chestnut
Hernando

The National Graduate School of Quality Management Announces Establishment of Alumni Association

Falmouth, Mass., February 6, 2015 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management is pleased to announce the establishment of the NGS Alumni Association (NGSAA). The purpose of the NGSAA is to create a unified, informed, and engaged body of alumni who collectively involve themselves with the interests and activities which perpetuate the NGS vision

NGS Announces Latest Graduates of Doctor of Business Administration Program

Falmouth, Mass., March 19, 2015 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) is proud to announce that the following students have successfully completed all requirements to earn their Doctor of Business Administration (DBA):

DBA Graduate    Dissertation Chair
Mark Baril    Dr. Alice Gobeille
Nixon Opondo    Dr. Jacqueline Chestnut
Keysha Jones    Dr. Jacqueline Chestnut
Hernando

The National Graduate School of Quality Management Awards Honorary Doctorate to Joseph DeFeo of Juran Global

Falmouth, Mass., January 15, 2015 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS), on the approval of the Board of Trustees, is proud to announce the award of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters to Mr. Joseph A. DeFeo, President/CEO of Juran Global.

An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa (Latin: “for the sake

CIC: 03.02 – Three Most Important Metrics in a Continuous Improvement Culture

Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement.  Three Most Important Metrics in a Continuous Improvement Culture

How many things do you measure in order to tell you how you are doing in business?  I have seen organizations that measure everything and anything.  Many times, what’s being measured isn’t something the business can do anything about.  In

The National Graduate School of Quality Management and The Juran Institute Announce International Partnership

Falmouth, Mass., November 4, 2014 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) and The Juran Institute are pleased to announce their international partnership.   The NGS – Juran partnership will leverage the vast networks and resources of both organizations.  This partnership will explore the creation of a Center for Transformational Excellence, bring together today’s

NGS Named to Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List

MFS15_HighResThe National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) is pleased to announce that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.  NGS has received this distinction for four consecutive years.

Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and

Engaging the Organization: The People Side of Change

By A. Patricia Murrin D.B.A.
Professor, The National Graduate School of Quality Management

The success of company or organization-wide change initiatives or ‘transformation’ requires rigorous consideration of the ‘people side of change’.  Transformation project plans should include an explicitly defined change leadership program to engage the organization, that is, bring it towards common understanding and