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U.S. Management of Nuclear Quality & Quality Evolution 1960 ~ 2020 – Timeline

2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991

Describes the Evolution of Quality Management & Nuclear Quality Management. It delineates Events that Shaped the Global Quality Discipline and Specific Events that Shaped the U.S. Nuclear Energy Segment. Major Shifts occurred and Additional Requirements Documents in the 1980s Increasing Complexities Throughout the Nuclear Industry. Our White Paper 'What Executives Should Know about the Management of Nuclear Quality' November 2018 Provides Valuable Insights.

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U.S. Management of Nuclear Quality 1960 ~ 2020 – Timeline

2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991

Events that Shaped the U.S. Nuclear Energy Segment between 1960 ~ 2020.  The 1984 U.S. NRC NUREG-1055 Report to Congress is Still the Most Valuable Lessons Learned publication to Improve Design | Build Efforts Today. The U.S. NRC Wants Industry Leaders to Leverage from the Report. GQM Advisors new NMS Advisor course provides a Look at the Past with Recommendations for Future "Problem Prevention' measures.

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U.S. General Quality and Safety Management Insights 1900 ~ 2017 – Timeline

2017, June 10 | Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, George J. Toly, Senior Advisor GQM Advisors Since 1991

Insights - U.S. Quality & Safety Management Evolution 1900-2017.

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What Executive’s Should Know About the Management of Nuclear Quality – White Paper 2018

2018, November 07 | Global Quality Management Advisors, Paul W. Gladieux Founder | CEO Since 1991

White Paper November 2018. Nuclear Quality Management - History, Language, Quality v. Safety, Programs v. Systems, 2000 Renaissance, Impacts on Quality During Design | Build, Requirements ID | Integration | Verification, Nuclear Management System Advisor | Designer roles, The Need for a new industry NMS Advisor Certification Program.

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U.S. Nulcear Quality Problems Persist – The Case for Nuclear Management System Advisor Certification – Article 2018

2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991

Article November 2018 for those seeking solutions for the 'Quality Problems & Poor Management of Quality' in the U.S. Nuclear Energy Segment.

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U.S Nuclear Quality Problems Persist – The Case for Nuclear Management System Advisor Certification – PowerPoint 2018

2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991

Power Point November 2018 for those seeking solutions for the 'Quality Problems & Poor Management of Quality' in the U.S. Nuclear Industry. Our brief presentation clarifies why new Designer / Advisor roles are critical for 'Nuclear Management System' effectiveness.

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The Next Quality Revolution – Our Nation. Your Organization. Are We Ready? – White Paper

2017, June 10 | GQM Advisors, George J. Toly, Senior Advisor & Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, Web Post

White Paper serves as a journey through the origins, revolutions, and increased emphasis in the Quality and Safety Management disciplines beginning in 1900s.  It includes some pivotal events, dates, and names a few individuals that also had an impact.

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Study looks at Management’s Effect on Productivity – Bloomberg News

2017, April 12, 7:30 AM EDT | Nuclear Energy Institute, Smart Brief, Bloomberg News, Noah Smith, Author, nsmith150@bloomberg.net, James Greiff, Editor, jgreiff@bloomberg.net

“Here's One More Thing to Blame on Senior Management” A study of manufacturers that looked at 16 "structured practices," or measurable management practices, suggests having such a system was a significant factor in productivity, writes Noah Smith. If your company isn't doing as well as your competitors, better management and communication of key information could help.  

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Quality Profession – Must Continue to Evolve

2014, October | Quality Magazine, Jim L. Smith, Over 45 Years Experience - Operations, Engineering, R&D, & Quality Management

Quality Professional Must Play a Greater Role in Strategy Development

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Quality vs. Safety – Priorities at Odds in the Oil & Gas Industry 2013

2013 September | Quality Progress, Mustafa Ghalew, Management Systems Shell Oil, Doha, Qatar

Quality is often viewed as secondary to safety in the oil and gas industries. Unless quality is elevated to a top priority, safety in these industries will be compromised, possibly leading to loss of life, pollution and damage to a company's reputation and revenue.

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Requirements – Successful Businesses Identify and Implement Them Wisely

2009 June | GQMassociates, Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO

It’s likely executives don’t ask the question at meetings “so how many requirements are we expected to implement today to be compliant, competitive, and profitable?”  If they did, staff members would be hard pressed to provide the number of requirements that truly exist throughout their operation.

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Supplier Qualification in the Nuclear Industry – 2002

2003 March | GQMassociates, Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO

In 2002, GQM was engaged to assist a steel re-bar manufacturer (mini-mill) with achieving qualification status in the re-emerging nuclear industry.  As a part of the effort, the following was prepared for the client’s newsletter.

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Quality Management System – ISO 9002 Recertification in the Semiconductor Sector 1998

1998 May | GQMassociates, Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO

In 1998, GQM was engaged to assist Senior Management during their efforts to achieve ISO 9002 QMS re-certification at the Fujitsu Microelectronics state-of-the-art semiconductor Fab facility in Gresham, Oregon.  As a part of the effort, the article was written for the client’s newsletter.

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Quality Management System ISO 9000 Series Standards – PMI Pub. 1995

1995 February | Project Management Institute, GQMassociates, Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO

In 1995, PMI requested an article by Paul W. Gladieux regarding the fast emerging ISO 9000 series QMS standards.  The article was published in PM Network in February 1995.

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Dr. Edwards Deming’s – Letter to the Editor of Time Magazine 1981

1981 April | W. Edwards Deming, Ph.D., Consulting in Statistical Studies

Dear Sir, Your article about Japan in TIME for 30 March 1981 is excellent, but the paragraph concerning my work is ridiculous and can do a lot of harm to American industry at the very time when they need guidance.

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