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American Society for Quality asq

American Society for Quality www.asq.org. How to Enter the Team Excellence Award Process. International Team Excellence Award Process. 746 teams have participated from inception (1985) to date

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American Society for Quality asq

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  1. American Society for Qualitywww.asq.org How to Enter the Team Excellence Award Process

  2. International Team Excellence Award Process 746 teams have participated from inception (1985) to date Countries represented: Canada, China, Costa Rica, India, Japan, Mexico and United States

  3. Why Did They Enter? Improve business performance National and international recognition Self-assessment and improvement; benchmark against the best Encourage individuals, teams and organizations to excel in quality through participation practices Growth and development (individuals and “The Team”) Build relationships with partners/customers To have some fun!

  4. Bottom Line Achievements of 2005 Finalist Teams • Cash flow savings of $25 million & cost reduction of $2 million • Saved $20 million by developing risk management procedures • 76% improvement in accuracy of contract deliverables using lead six sigma • Reduction of reject rates from 50% to 0% • 0% VAP rates – savings over $1.4 million

  5. Self-Assessment & Improvement • Feedback reports in both preliminary and final round competition • Scoresheet • How you performed in each of the 37 criteria areas • Identify strengths • Identify opportunities for improvement • Samples available http://wcqi.asq.org/team-competition/index.html

  6. OVERVIEW OF THE TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARD PROCESS Prepare/submit 30-minute video/DVD and application form ( by early December), pay fee ($600/700) Form Team Understand criteria Work the problem/issue Announce award winners (at World Conference) Judge’s training Preliminary round judging (January/ February) Select finalists (Early March) Prepare/issue feedback reports Live presentation (at World Conference) Teams prepare live presentation

  7. “How to Enter”: Step 1“Read Guidelines Booklet” Download the 2005-06 Guidelines and Criteria Booklet http://wcqi.asq.org/team-competition/index.html Entry fee (2005-2006) ASQ member Non-ASQ member $600 $700 Include check with “Entry Form” or call ASQ Customer Care Phone:1-800-248-1946 (credit card)

  8. “How to Enter”: Step 2Work the Problem

  9. “How to Enter”: Step 3Complete Entry Form/Other • Simple form including information release & checklist http://wcqi.asq.org/docs/team_ex_entry_form_checklist.doc • E-mail 5 x 7 horizontal color photo showing team members • E-mail color logo of your company • Two copies of 30-minute videotape/DVD • 2 sets of supporting documentation (hard copy of slides used in the team’s video)

  10. TEAM TIPS • Develop a good understanding of the evaluation criteria • Team members and/or internal team facilitators attend World Conference and watch presentations by finalists: • Alternatively, watch presentations of past winners • Sample presentations & case studies available http://wcqi.asq.org/team-competition/index.html • Qualify an internal facilitator, team leader, or team member as an ITEA judge • Use evaluation criteria from the beginning (don’t “back in”)

  11. TEAM TIPS (Cont’d.) • Focus video/DVD application on content, not high-tech/fancy production • Limit background/company-related info to only what is relevant to this project • Beware of jargon judges may not know • Consider deleting “interesting,” but not critical data/analysis/ information/steps • Think “exceeds” • Heed advice in Preliminary Round feedback report • Understand time commitment (team members and managers)

  12. Current Partners • California & Western Region • Florida • Iowa • Kansas • Michigan • New Jersey & NE Region • Mexico • Honda Supplier Conference

  13. Current Evaluation Criteria Project Selection & Purpose (9 items- 27 points) Current Situation Analysis (6 items -27 points) Solution Development (9 items – 27 points) Project Implementation & Results (9 items – 27 points) Team Management & Project Presentation (4 items -18 points)

  14. 2005-06 Timeline Criteria/guidelines/ judges application available by September 2005 Preliminary Judges selection completed by November 2005 Team video/DVD entries due - December 19, 2005 Preliminary round judging – Jan/Feb 2006 Teams notified of results – March 3, 2006 Final round Judges selected – March 2006 Final round competition at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality & Improvement, Milwaukee, WI, May 1-3, 2006. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners selected.

  15. Recent Winners 2005, Baxter Healthcare (NC) 2004, Fidelity Investments (KY) 2003, Fidelity Investments (KY) 2002, Merrill Lynch (NJ) 2001, Blue Cross & Blue Shield (FL) 2000, Emerson Electric (TN) 1999, Solectron Technology, Inc.(NC)

  16. 2005 Winners Gold Baxter Healthcare (NC) Silver Reliance Industries Limited India -Hazira Manufacturing Division Bronze United Space Alliance (TX) Their winning presentations and case studies can be downloaded from http://wcqi.asq.org/team-competition/index.html

  17. More Information Geetha Balagopal, Team Excellence Process Administrator Phone: 800-248-1946 x7303, or 919-844-2971 E-mail: gbalagopal@asq.org

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