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2020, May 15 | Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, GQM Advisors, Original June 10, 2005Overview of Key Events that Shaped 'The 4 Quality Disciplines' during the 120-year Period Beginning with the Industrial Revolution. The Quality Profession is one of a few that "Backed its Way into The Workforce." Its progression is in fact QC to QA to QM to QL. The Quality Professional in our modern times still is Not part of the 'C' Suit. There are numerous CxO positions, however, no CQOs. Post-COVID-19 should be the era when U.S. Corporations leverage from a CQO in the Executive Suit & Boardroom. Real Quality Performance Goals & Results belong to Top Management. Millions of Americans watching the COVID-19 Briefings Led by President Trump had 'Quality Performance Data' explained by Dr. Birx (she clearly depicts the role of a seasoned CQO for an Executive Staff & Board). As the CQO working in the QL role, I found her presentations the typical basis for managing the overall strategy for American Safety, Health, Security, & 'Quality of Life.' President Trump & Vice President Pence where extremely smart to appoint a Task Force CQO on Day One – when ‘Quality Performance’ starts. Is the CQO Role the next 'New Professional' role in your C Suit starting in 2020 & beyond? Some may argue the CEO is the CQO.
2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991Events 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.
2018, November 07 | Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, Global Quality Management Advisors Since 1991Describes 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.
2017, June 10 | Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEO, George J. Toly, Senior Advisor GQM Advisors Since 1991Overview of Significant Events that Shaped U.S. Quality & Safety Management 1900 - 2020.
2017, December 23 | GQM Advisors, Paul W. GladieuxResearch | Commitment | Strategy | Investors | Owners | Designers | Builders | Operators | Suppliers - SAFETY - QUALITY - COMPLIANCE
2009 September | Presentation ASQ Portland, OR, GQMassciates, Paul W. Gladieux, Founder | CEOPower Point look ahead for the U.S. Nuclear Energy Segment.
Report to U.S. Congress 1984, NUREG-1055, Improving Quality & the Assurance of Quality in the Design & Construction of Nuclear Power Plants 1984
1984 May | W. Altman, T. Ankrum, W. Brach, US NRC Div. QA, Safeguards, & Inspection Programs (Office of Inspection & Enforcement)At the request of Congress, U.S. NRC conducted a study of existing & alternative programs for improving quality & the assurance of quality in the design & construction of commercial nuclear power plants. A primary focus of the study was to determine the underlying causes of major quality-related problems in the construction of some nuclear power plants & the untimely detection & correction of these problems. NOTE: Link to PDF available on U.S. NRC website (29.9 MB)