Recognizing & Ensuring Human Rights

This week represents the 67th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights. In Tampa, we attended a luncheon event recognizing the 30 articles (human rights) described within the Declaration. The General Assembly, Proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, …

What You Should Know About QC Product Inspections

We’re answering your most frequently asked questions regarding quality inspections. For example, why should you perform QC inspections, what happens on-site, when is the best time to schedule, and more. Check out our latest video: Our quarterly newsletter is also featuring this information. Review the additional content here.  Another video of interest relates to Understanding the Supplier Audit Process.  Let us know what questions or topics you’re interested in learning more about in 2016!   

Quality Fun – Word Search, Crossword & More

As we continue to celebrate World Quality Month throughout November, we wanted to share some resources that make increasing quality awareness fun! Check out our latest quality word search that we created for distribution at the St. Petersburg – Tampa ASQ monthly meeting earlier this week.  Our Regional Director for North America spoke at the meeting and discussed different ways in which quality professionals could engage and spread the word throughout the month. Quality Word Search Also, test your knowledge with our quality crossword. Quality Crossword Try this site for more quality quizzes, games and flashcards. And, check out our …

Panel Discussion: Doing Business in India

Our Country Manager in India, Daniel Ben-Ezra, participated in a panel discussion recently at the Dutch Ambassador’s residence in Delhi. Daniel represented Pro QC and discussed conducting business in India, including the cultural differences between the Netherlands and India. The panel discussion took place in front of a delegation of business people from the Netherlands. As the World Bank notes, India has increased in the ranks for a number of key economic indicators, including starting a business. The current leadership of India is implementing sweeping changes to encourage international business in India, from privatization to the liberalization of trade. A few …

Social Responsibility & Risk-Based Thinking

We attended ASQ’s Joint Technical Communities Conference in Orlando, FL this week.  In addition to attending some really insightful and valuable sessions by impressive quality industry leaders, we enjoyed participating in the panel discussion related to SR and the Update of Risk in the New ISO Management Systems Standards. Risk is highlighted in the recently issued ISO 9001:2015.  Identifying opportunities over threats is inherent. Preventative thinking is thoughtfully applied. “One of the key changes in the 2015 revision of ISO 9001 is to establish a systematic approach to risk, rather than treating it as a single component of a quality …