Failed projects, even if not directly your fault, can be detrimental to your career.
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How Education is Ruining Your Compliance Initiatives - And What You Can Do About It
Over the last several weeks we dove into a series on “3 Keys to a Successful Integrated Management System,” and one of the sections focused on cooperation. A key part of cooperation is letting creativity flourish. Today, we will dive into both creativity and collaboration (in our school days known as cooperation).
Topics: Document Management Solution, Jim Verzino, IBS America, Document Management Software, CAPA Software, CAPA, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions, Document Management Systems, Compliance Software, document control, corrective and preventative actions, compliance
When I work with customers I see all kinds of quality management systems. The performance of an environmental or quality system is consistently driven by people’s ability to make good decisions. Any good quality management system is the sum of the decisions made within it.
3 Keys to a Successful Integrated Management System (QMS) – Part 2: Leave Your Ego at the Door
Last time we continued our journey on Integrated Management Systems (IMS) by discussing the three key concepts of a successful IMS. To refresh they are:
Last month we ventured into a new realm of integrated management systems (here it is if you missed it - Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time with a Disjointed QMS). What does it take to implement an integrated management system that cuts across traditional silos like quality, service, production, environmental, financial, health and safety, etc.?
Topics: Quality Management Systems, Document Management Solution, Quality Management Software, Jim Verzino, Enterprise Quality Management, IBS America, Integrated Management System, IMS, QMS, integrated management systems
We are all doing triple the amount of work that we need to do, and most of us don’t even know it! At the same time, we are making things more difficult for everyone around us. The saddest part is that we’ve been doing it for a long time.
Topics: Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Software, Jim Verzino, IBS America, CAPA Software, CAPA, Environmental Quality Management, Health and Safety Software, Compliance Software, Environmental Management System, Environmental Management Software, Environmental Compliance Software, Environmental, Social and Governance Management
Change is hard. Even if it is change for the better, getting it done can be difficult. Yet in companies today, change is being forced upon people like never before – specifically in the area of sustainability. Sustainable businesses by definition produce less waste, and less waste means less costs for companies. In a struggling economy, every chance for cost-cutting must be seriously considered.
The term green is the current hot word for anything that may be or pretends to be environmentally friendly. But sustainability, which is defined as meeting today’s needs without sacrificing the resources of future generations, is a trend. We are not acting sustainable now, but momentum is in place to become sustainable.
As I discussed in a previous quality and sustainability blog post, sustainability initiatives in your organization are not going away anytime soon. You are in a great position to help move those programs forward.
In my last quality and sustainability post, I discussed why it is good for quality managers to team up with people working on sustainability initiatives and environmental management systems within your organization.