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World Quality Day

Celebrate World Quality Day by recognizing the importance of quality in all areas and pledging to strive for excellence in your work!
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Get ready to celebrate World Quality Day on the second Thursday of November! This day was created in 1989 by The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to promote quality management and show appreciation for those who are dedicated to improving the quality of life around the world. Over the years, this holiday has become an international celebration with businesses, organizations, and individuals taking part in activities that emphasize the importance of quality products and services. So mark your calendars and get ready to commemorate this special day!

History of World Quality Day

World Quality Day Dates

World Quality Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1911</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of Quality Control</div><div class='timeline-text'>Frederick W. Taylor's principles of scientific management, widely recognized as the birth of quality control, were published.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1946</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Founding of ASQ </div><div class='timeline-text'>The American Society for Quality Control (ASQ), now known simply as ASQ, is founded to advance the principled practices of quality control.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1961</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Japanese Quality Control</div><div class='timeline-text'>Japanese producers adopt Total Quality Management (TQM) principles, elevating Japan's stature in the global market for quality products.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First ISO 9000 Series</div><div class='timeline-text'>The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) publishes the initial ISO 9000 series of quality assurance and quality management standards.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World Quality Day Initiated</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) initiates the annual observance of World Quality Day, celebrated on the second Thursday of November.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Recognition of Quality</div><div class='timeline-text'>By 2010, World Quality Day is recognized in numerous countries around the globe, raising awareness about the importance of quality in business and everyday life.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate World Quality Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Give thanks to your team</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to thank your team for their hard work and dedication to quality. Send out a thank you note or purchase lunch for everyone.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Audit your processes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to review and audit your processes to ensure that you are meeting the highest quality standards.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a quality workshop</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Organize a workshop to discuss quality standards and best practices with your team. Invite outside experts to provide additional insight.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Recognize top performers</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Reward team members who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to quality with an award or recognition.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Gather feedback</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Collect feedback from customers, partners, and other stakeholders on how your team is doing in terms of quality and what areas need improvement.</p></div></div>

Why World Quality Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes high standards</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Quality Day is an important reminder that quality should be kept at the forefront of all product and service creation. Observing this day serves to promote attention to detail, accuracy, and customer satisfaction to ensure that we are consistently creating products and services of the highest standard for our customers.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It ensures customer loyalty</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>By actively striving for excellence in the products and services we provide, Quality Day helps ensure customer loyalty. As customers can rely on getting great value from their purchases, they become more likely to become repeat customers and recommend us to others!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It encourages innovation</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Elevating standards of quality encourages companies to be innovative and constantly work on improving their processes. Quality Day reminds us that it is not enough just to meet set standards but also necessary to exceed them in order to stay one step ahead of the competition.</p></div></div>

5 Interesting Facts About Quality Assurance

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Quality Assurance Originated in the Manufacturing Industry in the Early 20th Century</h3><p class='facts-content'>QA initially came into existence during the industrial revolution to ensure manufactured items were produced to a high standard without defects.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>"Zero Defects" is a Notable Quality Assurance Concept</h3><p class='facts-content'>The concept of "zero defects" was introduced by quality control expert Philip B. Crosby aiming towards reducing errors to an insignificant level in production processes.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Quality Assurance has Evolved into Total Quality Management (TQM)</h3><p class='facts-content'>TQM is a comprehensive approach dedicated to improving the quality of all organizational processes resulting in quality services and products.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>ISO 9000 Standards are Widely Used for Quality Assurance</h3><p class='facts-content'>The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has set the globally acknowledged standards for quality management system and assurance practices.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Quality Assurance is Applied Across Various Industries</h3><p class='facts-content'>From pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, technology, to aviation, the principles and methodologies of quality assurance are employed in most modern industries to enhance reliability and customer satisfaction.</p></div></div>

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