Risk Management Article

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By: Dirk Dusharme @ Quality Digest

Our August 11, 2017, episode of QDL looked at the role of technology in after-market service, stairs that help you up, Fidget Cubes, and more.

“Climbing Stairs Just Got Easier With Energy-Recycling Steps”

These stairs actually help you go up.

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By: Phil Klotzbach, Michael M. Bell

June 1 marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through the end of November. It’s a busy time for us at the Tropical Meteorology Project in Colorado State University’s (CSU) Department of Atmospheric Science, where we are issuing our 34th annual Atlantic basin seasonal hurricane forecast.

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By: Mike Richman

The dog days of summer are here, but the Aug. 4, 2017, episode of QDL offered lots of cool content. Let’s take a closer look:

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By: Michael Hughes

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By: AssurX

Three recent warning letters from the Center for Device and Radiological Health (CDRH) offer a glimpse into ongoing medical-device inspection investigative focus. CAPA noncompliance is a top concern.

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By: Loic Sadoulet, Giovanni Tassini

Making the most of its position as an important seaport, Venice’s remarkable economic development during the Middle Ages relied on network effects, contractual innovation, and coordination among the players involved in long-distance trade. Companies today still exploit these mechanisms to succeed in underserved markets.

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By: Katina Sawyer, Christian Thoroughgood

In times of organizational crisis, some companies are able to right the ship, while others sink under the pressure.

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By: Pam Bethune

Every company is in business to take risks.

Every action or failure to take action by that company naturally has some form of risk inherent in the process. To survive, a company needs to identify opportunities and take them when beneficial, but the amount of risk must be understood. Whether it’s determining to pursue new markets and make new investments or discontinuing those pursuits, risk is built into the nature of business.

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By: Mike Richman

The July 17, 2017, episode of QDL focused on some of the nitty-gritty of quality improvement, from the value of personal certifications to the opportunities of disruptive innovation, and to the fundamentals of risk management to the challenges of customer service. In case you missed it, here’s a closer look at last week’s show:

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By: Rick Barker

Operations and safety don’t always speak the same language, not because operations isn’t committed to keeping people safe at work or safety isn’t concerned with meeting operational goals, but rather because each area has its own methods, processes, and measures. This communication gap can increase when ergonomics is added to the mix.

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