Risk Management Article

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By: Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest


Our Feb. 9, 2018, episode of QDL looked at electronic notes, electronic privacy, smart electronic device, and... wow... have we taken technology too far?

“Study Shows Doctors Record Better Notes After Using Best-Practices Program”

Shortcuts to electronic note taking, such as autofill and copy forward, are doing more harm than good.

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By: Wendy Wood

Employers have a stake in their staff’s health. It’s not just a matter of keeping health insurance premiums in check which is a consideration in countries without universal healthcare. It’s also about maximizing employee engagement and productivity, and even happiness.

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By: Stanislav Shekshnia, Veronika Zagieva, Alexey Ulanovsky

During the last decade, we studied CEOs of companies that thrive within some of the most challenging business environments on the planet. Though very different in many respects, these CEOs share leadership behaviors and attitudes that strongly parallel those of top athletes. We further theorize that these athletic traits make CEOs uniquely suited to tackle contexts where little can be taken for granted.

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By: Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest


Our Jan. 12, 2018, episode of QDL looked at smart manufacturing, remanufacturing, pants-on-fire bosses, and five things your QMS needs.

“Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses”

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By: Jenna Gallegos, Jean Peccoud

Biology is becoming increasingly digitized. Researchers use computers to analyze DNA, operate lab equipment and store genetic information. But new capabilities also mean new risks, and biologists remain largely unaware of the potential vulnerabilities that come with digitizing biotechnology.

The emerging field of cyberbiosecurity explores the whole new category of risks that come with the increased use of computers in the life sciences.

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By: Richard Harpster

The concept of risk-based thinking has been implicit in previous editions of ISO 9001 through requirements planning, review, and improvement. But ISO 9001:2015 requires companies to use risk-based thinking to manage their business.

If you want to implement an ISO 9001:2015-compliant quality management system (QMS) that uses risk-based thinking, there are 10 things you need to know.

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By: Bhargav Mitra, Robert McCausland

Google might be in trouble for collecting the personal data of its users, but many companies have a growing incentive to rid their hands of the data that users entrust them with. This is because of growing costs of holding onto it.

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By: Scott Berkun

On Tuesdays I write about the top-voted question on “Ask Berkun.” This week’s question came from J.R., who wrote: “What is a favorite theory that you wish more people understood?”

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By: William A. Levinson

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