ASQ is the global voice of quality, helping its members to invest in the future. Since the end of World War II, ASQ has been at the forefront of the quality movement. In the 21st century, the focus of quality is on accelerating the positive, putting an emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, and the best use of time, materials, and resources that will help meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ’s Emerging Quality Leaders Program is specifically designed to develop the leadership skills of quality professionals. The International Team Excellence Award program is designed to award achievements in improved performance in businesses of all sizes. ASQ plays a key role in providing reliable information on quality-related matters to legislators, policy makers, and the media. ASQ advocates activities and legislation that promote quality in all walks of life.
The Quality Press Managing Editor is primarily responsible for (1) the effective acquisition of all Quality Press published products, and (2) implementing and monitoring editorial activities necessary to the development, production, and publication of about 20 homegrown (“H item”) books per year, as well as strategically recommending non-ASQ publications for resale in the ASQ online bookstore. The Managing Editor creates the strategy for the acquisition, management and oversight of the front and back list book program for ASQ.