Quality and Operational Research (QOR) Newsletter August 2020

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Welcome to the third issue for 2020. First, It is with great pleasure that I introduce our new member of editorial board. Dr. Ernesto Santibanez-Gonzalez. He is serving as Associate Editor of Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier). I would like to say my “Big Thank You to “Ernesto” for accepting my invitation to contribute in this and future issues. All short bios of editorial board members have attached to the last pages.

This issue includes two articles across the spectrum of Quality, Excellence and Operational Research fields. The first article is “Where is the Value in Assessment?” by Dawn Ringrose. This article shares some practical experience with assessment of an organization against an excellence model. It highlights the different ways an assessment can be done and how it can be used to build on strengths and address opportunities for improvement.

The second article is, “The 30minutes meeting challenge - Leaders spend more than 70% of their time in meetings?” by Luciana Paulise. After reading this article you will learn tactics to improve your productivity.

link to material: https://www.ifors.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/QOR-Newsletter-Issue-3-August-2020.pdf