Definitions for "American Society for Quality"
Keywords:  asq, asqc, anab, rab, academia
A professional, not-for-profit association that develops, promotes and applies quality related information and technology for the private sector, government and academia. The Society serves more than 108,000 individuals and 1,100 corporate members in the United States and 108 other countries.
A large professional organization focused on quality improvement. ASQ offers training and certifications in several areas, including Six Sigma Black Belt.
( ASQ) established the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB) in 1989. In 1991, ANSI and RAB joined forces to establish the American National Accreditation Program (NAP) for Registrars of Quality Systems. On January 1, 2005, RAB and the ANSI-RAB NAP was replaced by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB).