By Paul Palmes
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Quality Management in the 21st century. Informal discussions of tools, concepts and case studies for continuous improvement. We've all heard the phrase, "work smarter, not harder!" but few explain how to do it. Quality 101 blends humor, common sense, experience and accepted standards to provide insights to working smarter.
||CleanImplementation Advice||With thanks to Lauri Tuulberg of Estonia, now studying in Hong Kong, this podcast addresses 5 typical problems common to installing a new quality method or program. Think of it as a "heads up" for change agents!||12/28/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefinitions||There's a word for most everything, and often the choice of one or the other can lead to considerable head scratching. Here's hoping this Podcast helps those who are trying to decipher the differences between policies and directives, procedures and proc||11/27/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcasting Basics -Live from Reno||This is a live demonstration, presented on October 20, at the ASQ Quality Audit Division Conference in Rno, Nevada. The podcast itself is a basic overview of podcasting and how it's done.||10/20/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt Should Work!||The science and art of Prevention is too often ineffective, leaving us to work on seemingly endless projects, designed to fix unnecessary mistakes and oversights.||9/17/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRod Munro â€“ Quality Professional||May, 2006 Quality Magazine named Rod Munro as Quality Professional for 2006, confirming the privilege to have recorded a few minutes with him at ASQâ€™s recent World Conference.||5/21/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuality Auditing with Dennis Arter||Dennis Arter is the dean of contemporary quality auditing and perhaps its best spokesperson. This podcast asks two simple questions, while their answers provide direction, common sense and the wisdom of a true subject guru.||5/3/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCollegial Consenus||Here's the essence, the most essential components of making collective improvements and providing for the input of others to create excellence.||4/10/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTools – Part Two – Computers||Few tools are as important as computers and their associated software. Where would we be without them?!||3/11/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTools – Part One||Subscriber Paul Tolenaars offers some thoughtful insights to project management and asks that I comment on some of my favorite tools.||2/21/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProcesses and Control||Processes need Controls, but how much is enough? The answer is a considerably more than the old reliable, "Well, it depends!||1/29/2006||Free||View in iTunes|
Dean P Applegreen QM
One Of The Quality Guru's Of My Day. It Is Not Just The Message, It Is The Way The Message Is Communicated, Warm and Friendly Like A Good Conversation. The Author Is At Home Behind The Microphone Speaking To You Not At You. A Podcast I Wait Impatiently For Each Week. Your Footsteps Sir I Aim To Follow, Long Live Process Improvement and Long Live Quality 101.