2017 Robert R. Church, Sr. Achievement Awards Luncheon

December 1st, 2017

The Memphis MBDA Business Center and The Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum (The MMBC Continuum) concluded the 2017 Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week) with the annual Robert R. Church Achievement Awards Luncheon. MED Week is a national program of the MBDA (Minority Business Development Agency) under the US Department of Commerce that annually recognizes the power of ...
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Two MSQPC Clients Win The TNCPE Award

November 29th, 2017

TNCPE Excellence Award. Since the TNCPE program was founded in 1993, only 24 organizations have attained the excellence designation. To do so, applicants must participate in a multi-step assessment, and exhibit outstanding results and processes that serve as role models for others.
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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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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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