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
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
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
The 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
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
In my second blog on the subject of Continuous Improvement, What Culture We Are Building, I highlighted a proverb, “many hands, make light work.” The concept of a culture of continuous improvement is to orient everyone in the organization toward one common goal — Operational Excellence.
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Last week, we had a great discussion regarding Continuous Improvement Development for Leadership and Professionals. That blog article with The National Graduate School of Quality Management in the Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement series generated a lot of interest on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Leadership development is extremely important if you are trying to
Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement: Continuous Improvement Development for Leadership and Professionals
Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement. Fully Understand the Continuous Improvement Culture Model
In early May, we started our journey Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement. In that blog, we shared the model I use to build this type of culture. Today, we will explore the various facets of the model at a high level. Over the next several months, we’ll dig deeper into each facet of