Publication: Quality Digest

First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fight Groupthink

O ne of the most common obstacles to effective decision making by teams is groupthink. The term is used to describe the observation that many groups make poor decisions because they try to reach a consensus and minimize conflict. In doing so they suppress ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Four Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare Leaders

Katherine G. Watts   |  10/23/2014 Top administrators offer alternatives to the status quoH ealthcare in 2014 is in a state of flux. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchange marketplace opened in October of 2013 with a rough start, and it ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Write to Learn

I ntuition would say (at least to me) that I should read, listen, question, and maybe read or listen again to learn. So, I was caught by surprise when I recently read a Washington Post article by Barry Ritholtz in which he said, “Writing is a good way ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Without Respect

|  10/22/2014 That’s not leanAbout The Author Bob EmilianiBob Emiliani is a full-time professor who teaches lean leadership, lean supply chain management, failure analysis of management decisions, and other courses. Prior to joining academia in 1999, ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nondestructive Testing: An Overview

Everything you need to know about ultrasonic, phased array, eddy current, and moreN ondestructive testing (NDT), as the name implies, is a methodology used for examining the hidden internal structure, measuring the thickness, or characterizing the material ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Laser Tracker Keeps a Steel Mill Rolling

Your hair isn’t the only thing that’s hard to keep flat in high heat and humidityH andan Iron & Steel Group ( Han Steel ) was established in 1958 in the Hebei province, China. The company is capable of producing up to 10,000,000 tons of steel annually ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Steel, Laser, Radian
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

High-Resolution 8k Line Scan Camera Is Added to Teledyne Dalsa’s Linea Series

Camera acquires images at incredibly fast line rates of up to 80 kHz(Teledyne DALSA: Waterloo, Canada) -- Teledyne DALSA , a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision , has announced its high resolution 8k line scan camera - the ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

What Is ISO 26262?

|  10/21/2014 It may eliminate finger pointing when automotive recalls occurAbout The Author Michael RapaportMichael Rapaport is president of IQS , which offers an integrated, web-based software solution to manage compliance with government regulations ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Taking the Measure of Automotive Noise Standards, Part 1

Ryan E. Day @ Quality Digest   |  10/16/2014 Just how loud is that squeaky wheel?W e all know what happens to a squeaky wheel, right? But just how loud does a wheel need to squeak before it is squeak-worthy of replacement?In my years of auto repair, one ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stacking the Deck

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons and its related companies (collectively, “ Wiley ”) publish material in all media specializing in scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade; ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bad Attitudes...

...Can lead to good innovationI give workshops on creative leadership for major organizations around the world. I always ask delegates, “What is impeding innovation in your business?” The answers often involve cultural issues such as aversion to risk, ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Listen to Learn, Listen to Earn

I f you’re new to designing and implementing a voice of the customer (VoC) program, you’re probably scratching your head and wondering where to begin. There are a lot of components to consider as you dive in, from executive buy-in to organizational alignment ... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 18 2014]

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...all comes back to how SAKOR and Ford address the SAE requirements regarding squeaky wheels in the design and manufacturing stages? Willis explains "Sakor and Ford worked closely together throughout the design/manufacturing/and commissioning stages of the test stand project.  There are several critical functional requirements for the test stand forfor example temperature setting and control, alignment accuracy, and belt tension control.  Ford and Sakor reviewed hardware and design proposals to ensure the functional requirements would be met and then went through a very specific sign off procedure to confirm the stand functioned as needed."
...On Sept. 8, 2014, IBC announced that its "100%-owned subsidiary, IBC Engineered Materials had been picked by Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control to provide critical cast components for the Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) on the much-acclaimed F-35 Lightning II fighter jet.” With contract values just over $2.0 million—for starters—IBC garnered a much coveted feather for their business cap and shared with Quality Digest how they succeeded in doing it."

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Fight Groupthink [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
Four Habits of Highly Effective Healthcare Leaders [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
Write to Learn [Published Quality Digest - Oct 23 2014]
Leading Without Respect [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
Nondestructive Testing: An Overview [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
Laser Tracker Keeps a Steel Mill Rolling [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
High-Resolution 8k Line Scan Camera Is Added to... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 22 2014]
Taking the Measure of Automotive Noise Standard... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
What Is ISO 26262? [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
Stacking the Deck [Published Quality Digest - Oct 21 2014]
Bad Attitudes... [Published Quality Digest - Oct 18 2014]
Listen to Learn, Listen to Earn [Published Quality Digest - Oct 18 2014]
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