Welcome to the JP Russell Library. The library is a collection of value-added articles, papers, and video/slide presentations. A broad range of topics are included ranging from auditing, management system standards such as ISO 9001:2015, to process improvement tools/metrics. The library is continually being verified for currency to ensure only the most relevant information is made available. Check back often for newly-archived information.
Auditing for Control and Improvement
Process Auditing and Techniques
Gauge Audit Program Value: Internal programs must provide real benefits
Which Is It – A System or Process Audit? Understanding the difference
How to Implement and Audit the Process Approach
Keeping Watch: Why supplier audits are growing in importance
Auditing Activities for Defining Objectives, Scope, and Criteria
Auditor Etiquette: Making a good impression
Establishing the Audit Program Objectives
Auditing the New Management System Standard
Audits for Profit or Prophet
Verification Audits: Checking Products, Services, and Processes
Verification Audit Spider Diagram
Auditing for Continual Improvement
Preparing and Structuring an Audit Report
Trust, but Verify: Combination audit helps minimize risk, ensures sustainability
Where’s the Money? Adding Value Using the Universal Yardstick
Ethics and Enron
A “Where the Rubber Meets the Road” Approach to Continuous Improvement Using Escapes Methodology
When Is There Enough Control?
Defining Your Role: As a quality professional, who are you and what do you do?