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Subir ChowdhuryHow can you lead a quality life?
Subir Chowdhury is a quality guru for major corporations all over the world.What can you expect from a quality life?
Subir Chowdhury is a quality management leader.What's the future like?
Subir Chowdhury is a leading business management thinker.How can economies benefit from a quality lifestyle?
Subir Chowdhury has written 15 books on the topic of quality management.What happens to the individual who choses a quality lifestyle?

Thought Leader, Best-Selling Author, Inspirational Speaker

A transformative storyteller.

Subir Chowdhury is one of the world’s leading management consultants. He has helped Fortune 500 save billions of dollars with improvements to their quality and performance. He has authored more than 15 books (many international bestsellers). Clients book him to tell his transformative stories about living for quality.

Speaking

We can solve all problems when we choose a quality lifestyle. More…

Media

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A Toothpick

What does a toothpick have to do with a quality mindset?

Committed to Advancing Education and Improving the Quality of Life for Everyone

Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur

Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability

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University of California at Berkeley

Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

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Harvard University

Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics

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London School of Economics

Subir Chowdhury Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Quality and Economics

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Quality & You

Quality & Economics

Quality & Process

Quality & Me

  • Quality is Everyone’s Business

    The word "Quality" should mean more than a management tool that measures output of a company - and it can, if only we tap into the power of people to do the best that they can do – all of the time. Rather than see quality as a management process, I see it as a lifestyle choice - an underlying motive to work toward personal excellence.

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    A Moment of Truth for the Solar Panel Industry

    I recently read a commentary in the New York Times (“Solar Industry Anxious Over Defective Panels”; May 25, 2013, link), and something sounded familiar. Solar panels that are expected to have a 25-year life span are failing. Coatings are disintegrating and other defects have caused fires. Worldwide, the reports are coming in. The $77 billion solar photovoltaic industry is facing a quality crisis.

  • Activate the Revolution

    In some respects, the old way of managing the quality process is part of the problem. Perhaps it is more accurate to say that the old approach to management has become problematic. When we manage quality, we are addressing problems as we become aware of them. But by then we are already behind; we're reacting and not 'proacting' - we're most definitely failing to prevent anything.

  • Global Quality Awareness (GQA) Initiative

    Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to explain why Botswana has become one of the fastest growing countries in the world, while other African nations, such as Zimbabwe, the Congo, and Sierra Leone, are mired in poverty and violence?