August 2002

Vol. 4, No. 8


Here's this month's issue of Quality eLine, a newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc. that provides industry news, case studies, quality tips, and information about software products and training services.

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In this issue you will find:

Implementing an effective quality system: George Hummel tells how
You need a starting point and decisions about where to go. Then put these steps in place and you'll be on your way to quality management. Go to qualitysystem.htm


Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz (and a copy of Quality Gamebox) are Susan Baldwin (Comdata Corporation), David Gardner (Indigo Systems),
Jerome Goetz (Solberg), Sandy Tosh (Marshall Hospital), Chris Zimmerman (WCI Steel). Congratulations! For August's quiz question, and a chance to win a copy of this fun, interactive teaching tool, go to Quality_Quiz.htm

Data in everyday life: Postage prices
Now that we're getting used to higher postage prices, here's a look at the good old days, when first class stamps were two cents. Chart shows that the costs have definitely not gone down since those days. Go to chartsyoucanuse.htm

Six Sigma and More: Caroline and Sustainability
In his monthly ruminations, David notices a long list that is included in organizational development theory. Where are the Fourteen Points of W. Edwards Deming?  Go to sixsigmaandmore.htm


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