The First-Ever ASQ Global State of Quality Research—Discoveries 2013

August 1, 2013
Hosted by Pamela Robinson

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As part of a promoting excellence series, this episode reveals the first-ever ASQ Global State of Quality Research—Discoveries 2013. ASQ states, “This unprecedented worldwide research has taken nearly a year and a half to complete, with more than 2,000 survey responses from organizations in more than 22 countries.” Join us as we find out what triggered this undertaking and plans to build from this baseline. We discuss how the research addresses the “what” questions, i.e., core main themes, associated key findings, and statistically significant factors that affect quality practices within these themes. The Discoveries 2013 report will start the journey to answer the “why” questions this year, providing the quality discipline with real-world data to help shape the focus of our work to move our own organizations forward—as well as the world.

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Pamela Robinson

Pamela Robinson

Pamela Robinson is the CEO of Financial Voyages LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Financial Voyages LLC provides business management, financial and specialized certification training, consulting and program support services to international organizations and government agencies. The firm partners with clients to develop highly-skilled and productive professionals, managers and senior leaders. Financial Voyages LLC is distinguished by delivering actionable practices for workforce development that support positive economic and social impact in the communities served by their clients.

Pamela’s international perspective was shaped by living and working in Europe, North America and Central America. She holds an MBA in International Business and Finance and is a doctoral candidate, Georgia State University. She holds certificates in Emerging Market Strategies, Georgia State University and Venture Capital Executive Program, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. In 2013, Pamela received the 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year award from Enterprising Women Magazine. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. In addition to receiving numerous awards in business and leadership she is a member of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the International Economic Development Council.

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