Introduction to The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People®

Section Meeting: April 16th, 2013

Our presentation will provide an informative introduction to the principles and language of the The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and their impact. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey was first published in 1989 and there have been more than 25 million copies sold in 38 languages, and continues to remain one of the best selling nonfiction business books to this day.

In the Seven Habits, Covey presents a presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principles that he presents as universal and timeless in his various works. He does not claim to have invented the principles but rather to have rediscovered them and created a simple language for articulating them. In August 2011, Time listed Seven Habits as one of “The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books.Continue reading Introduction to The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People®

Basic Statistics Refresher Class – March 15th, 2013

This course will be of interest to all Quality professionals. The material covers the use and application of Basic statistical tools and techniques. The course will introduce basic data collection and sampling methods, control charts, graphical methods, and practical application areas in statistical quality control.

This all day session (7am to 3pm) training class is organized by the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section of ASQ in association with NJ Transit. Continue reading Basic Statistics Refresher Class – March 15th, 2013

Root Cause Analysis Workshop – April 18th

Learn to significantly reduce the recurrence of quality, safety or environmental problems. Upon completion of this workshop, one will be able to understand selected root cause analysis and corrective action terminology; understand and perform or facilitate root cause analysis using a variety of techniques – e.g., Change Analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Hazard-Barrier-Effects Analysis, Time-line Analysis, Cause and Effects Analysis.
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Quality Engineer needed at Brookhaven National Laboratory

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Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. The Laboratory is implementing a Deployed Quality Services model with the goal of improving the Quality Assurance capability in the Environment, Safety & Health Directorate. The Quality Management Office has a full time opportunity for the position of Quality Engineer. Continue reading Quality Engineer needed at Brookhaven National Laboratory

March Section Meeting – Joint meeting with NJIT Student Section

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NJIT Campus Building
The section’s March meeting will be a joint meeting with the NJIT Student Section on March 4, 2013. The program will consist of diner followed by the following short presentations:

  • Welcome by Austin Lin, ASQ Section 300 Chair and 2013 Feigenbaum Medal recepient along with Dr Paul G Ranky, NJIT Professor, ASQ Member (15 mins plus Q/A)
  • Andrew Campbell and Heiko Sieling, Eastern Millwork, Inc., NJ: High Quality, Complex Woodworking Project Challenges and Solutions (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Yijun Zheng and Paul G Ranky: Towards an Integrated Lean Six-sigma Statistical Methodology and Toolset For Digital Enterprise Improvement (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Gregory N. Ranky: Sustainability and Energy Independence for the Future: Alternative Nuclear Fusion Approaches (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Paul G Ranky: Continuous Quality Improvement Opportunities and Challenges for Small, Large and Megacities: a Multimedia Journey Around the World (30 mins plus Q/A)

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Job Opening: Certified Black Belt/Master Black Belt needed in Windsor, CT

1. INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND:  The Leading Niche is looking for a certified Black Belt or Master Black Belt who has been certified for at least 5 years (must send electronic copy of certificate).   Provide a certified Black Belt to support the position of Acting Northeast Area Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.   Continue reading Job Opening: Certified Black Belt/Master Black Belt needed in Windsor, CT