JP Russell Library


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.

Library archives:

Ask the Right Awareness Questions
Auditing for Control and Improvement 
Better Together: An audit is meaningless without effective follow-up
Do You Really Understand? In the quality profession, just knowing is not enough
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
Profit-Building Audits
Preparing and Structuring an Audit Report
Taking Control: Determining whether management is properly addressing risk
Trust, but Verify: Combination audit helps minimize risk, ensures sustainability
Where’s the Money? Adding Value Using the Universal Yardstick

Are Standards Best Practices?
The ISO 9001:2015 Standard and the Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle

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?

JP Russell Managing Director Quality Web Based Training

JP Russell is the managing director of Quality Web-Based Training Center for Education. QualityWBT has offered online quality-related training classes since the year 2000. Russell designs and develops the classes. He is an ASQ Fellow and a voting member of the American National Standards Institute/ASQ Z1 committee. He is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to Technical Committee 176; the body responsible for the ISO 9000 standard series. Russell is a former RAB and IRCA lead auditor. He is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and the author of several ASQ Quality Press bestselling books including Process Auditing Techniques; Internal Auditing Basics; and ISO Lesson Guide 2015: Pocket Guide to ISO 9001:2015. Russell is the editor of the ASQ Auditing Handbook.

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