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The Mid-South community derives extraordinary benefits through MSQPC


July 10th, 2017

The Mid-South community derives extraordinary benefits through MSQPC as a total quality-productivity improve- ment resource and productivity center. 
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Do churches need a customer-focused revival to reverse decline?


July 5th, 2017

Donald C. Fisher believes that one day a technology company like Amazon could challenge the nation's churches for their flocks.
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Client Spotlight: Mid-South Quality Productivity Center


May 11th, 2017

The ISO Forgivable Loan Program, facilitated by the Mid-South Quality Productivity Center (MSQPC) based outof Memphis, TN, is the kind of program that any 501c3 could dream of making a reality.
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Student Kyle Swafford with Smith & Nephew Completes Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Program!


April 10th, 2017

Lean Six Sigma is a statistical method to assist companies in improving efficiency and eliminating waste in its processes, giving those businesses new methods for defining, measuring, analyzing and controlling their operations and financials. On average, companies that have implemented Lean Six Sigma processes have improved their bottom lines by $500,000 to $1 million.
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2016 Quality Cup Award Winners! Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare


March 31st, 2017

The Mid-South Quality and Productivity Center presents a Regional Quality Cup Award which is aligned with the Baldrige Award Criteria and the former RIT/USA Today Quality Cup Award. This award honors individual teams (six categories) that make exceptional contributions to their employers’ quality improvement programs. The winning teams serve as regional and national role models, encouraging ...
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Chamber’s MWBE Loan Program Helps Companies Secure ISO Certification


March 15th, 2017

A cohort of minority-owned businesses have used a new Greater Memphis Chamber loan program to complete ISO 9001 certification, which opens them up to new federal contracting opportunities where the certification is required.
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Our Recent Smith & Nephew Black Belt Graduates


February 10th, 2017

Lean Six Sigma is a statistical method to assist companies in improving efficiency and eliminating waste in its processes, giving those businesses new methods for defining, measuring, analyzing and controlling their operations and financials. On average, companies that have implemented Lean Six Sigma processes have improved their bottom lines by $500,000 to $1 million.
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Corporate Worship: A Baldrige-based Congregational Assessment For Religious Institutions


January 18th, 2017

The current state of people exiting religious institutions in America are increasing at alarming rates. Change and Innovation may be the key to congregational sustainability and growth. A willingness to challenge the status quo and to retain and grow congregational membership with new and diverse worship methodologies is becoming the norm for survival for many congregations. 
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The 2016 Baldrige Award recipients


December 5th, 2016

WASHINGTON—U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today named four organizations as the 2016 recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for sustainable excellence through visionary leadership, organizational alignment, systemic improvement and innovation. This year’s recipients—two small businesses and two health ...
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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Completion


November 4th, 2016

Lean Six Sigma is a statistical method to assist companies in improving efficiency and eliminating waste in its processes, giving those businesses new methods for defining, measuring, analyzing and controlling their operations and financials. On average, compnaies that habv implemented Lean Six Sigma processes have improved their bottom lines by $500,000 to $1 million.
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