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H. James Harrington

Chairman

Asia Pacific Quality Organization

HQ Phone:  (815) 397-5377

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Asia Pacific Quality Organization

4545 Assembly Drive

Rockford, Illinois,61109

United States

Company Description

The APQO was founded and organized by National Quality Organizations in Asian and Pacific Rim countries including the American Society for Quality and was incorporated in the Philippines in 1985. It is a non-profit organization formed to be a primary mover for...more

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Project Manager

IBM Corporation


Chief Executive Officer

Harrington Group Inc


Affiliations

British Quality Control Organization

Fellow


Selectmen

Board Member


APICS GOLDEN GATE CHAPTER

Operations And Supply Chain Management Advisor


The Jobs and Prosperity Task Force

Advisory Board


Virtual Enterprise Solutions

Member of Advisory Board


Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Member of Advisory Board


Singapore Hall of Fame

Honorary Quality Advisor for China


ISO/TC 176

A-level Member


Turks and Caicos Islands

A-level Member


Malcolm Baldrige Consortium

Treasurer


TC

A-level Member


Azerbaijan Quality Association

Honorary Fellow


Iran Quality Association

Honorary Fellow


e-TQM College

Chairman of the Advisory Board


HH&R

Founder


American Society for Quality

President


World Crusade

Founder


Education

B.S. degree

Accounting

North Central College


M.B.A.

finance

DePaul University


Ph.D.

Engineering Management


Web References(177 Total References)


Asia Pacific Quality Organization

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H. JAMES HARRINGTON
APQO OFFICIAL ADVISER / CHAIRMAN,


Faculty

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James Harrington, Ph.D.
H. James Harrington, Ph.D. is senior faculty associate for the Institute for Leadership and Global Education (ILGE ) and CEO of Harrington Institute. Dr.Dr. Harrington is a Certified Grand Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Excellence. He has eExpertise in Process & Innovation Performance Excellence, Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Problem Solving, Accelerated Performance Improvement and Policy Deployment. As Chairman of ASQ, was one of the leaders in getting the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award through Congress and approved by the President of the U.S. He also served as the first Treasurer of the Malcolm Baldrige Consortium that set up and developed the award. e is a government-registered Quality Engineer, a Certified Quality and Reliability Engineer by the American Society for Quality Control. The Harrington/Ishikawa Medal presented yearly by the Asian-Pacific Quality Organization was named after Dr. Harrington to recognize his many contributions to the region. Dr. Harrington's contributions to performance improvement around the world have brought him many honors. He was appointed the honorary advisor to the China Quality Control Association, and was elected to the Singapore Productivity Hall of Fame in 1990. He has been named lifetime honorary President of the Asia-Pacific Quality Control Organization and honorary Director of the Association Chilean de Control de Calidad. he European Partners from the European Universities Network established the Harrington Best TQM Thesis Award in 2004; awards are given out yearly in Europe and the Middle East. In 2005 the Sudan University established the Harrington Chair in Performance Excellence. In 2006 Dr. Harrington accepted the Honorary Chairman position of Quality Technology Park of Iran.


APQO- CONTACT US

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H. JAMES HARRINGTONAPQO OFFICIAL ADVISER Phone: ++ (408) 947-6587Fax: ++(408) 947-4971


Our Team

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H. James Harrington H. James Harrington, Ph.D. is retired as the Chief Operating Officer of Systemcorp A.L.G. Systemcorp is the leading supplier of Knowledge Management and Project Management solutions for global and national organizations seeking to gain maximum financial value from the alignment of IT and business projects with their organization's strategies.Prior to becoming COO at Systemcorp, Dr. Harrington had joined Ernst & Young in October 1989 when Ernst & Young acquired his company, Harrington, Hurd, & Rieker (HH&R).For the next ten years he served as a Principal and one of the leaders in the Performance Improvement Group at Ernst & Young.In this assignment, he helped Ernst & Young develop its methodology and provided managerial and technical direction to project teams.He also served as their International Quality Advisor.He left Ernst & Young in January 2000 to join Systemcorp.In 1987 he left IBM to start a consulting firm called Harrington and Hurd Associates.In the latter part of 1987 he acquired Rieker Management Systems, forming a new company called Harrington, Hurd & Rieker, Inc. (HH&R).He served as its President and CEO until HH&R was acquired by Ernst & Young.HH&R provided performance improvement training and consulting services.It was the first firm to define a methodology for "Process Redesign" which was laid out in Dr. Harrington's best selling book, Business Process Improvement.Under Dr. Harrington's creative leadership, the business expanded rapidly, becoming profitable in the first year, and growing at more than 80% per year which led to Ernst & Young buying the organization.Prior to starting HH&R, Dr. Harrington worked at IBM for 30+ years.He started at age 12 setting pins in their bowling alley.He became a full time employee at age 18 as an apprentice toolmaker and rose to the level of Senior Engineer and Project Manager.During his time with IBM, he gained a wealth of practical experience in serving in Executive Management positions in manufacturing, test engineering, product engineering, reliability engineering, and quality assurance.While he was at IBM, he had assignments in the U.S. , Japan , Singapore , Germany , and Great Britain . He served as a Project Manager on all of the random access files and supporting software that were developed in the General Products Division of IBM between 1975 and 1985.Dr. Harrington is past Chairman and past President of the prestigious International Academy for Quality and of the American Society for Quality Control.He is also an active member of the Global Knowledge Economics Council.He served for ten years as an A-level member of ISO TC176 (the technical committee responsible for writing the ISO 9000 series).He also served as an A-level member of TC 207 (the technical committee responsible for writing ISO 14000 environmental standards) for five years representing the International Academy for Quality.Dr. Harrington is a government-registered Quality Engineer, a Certified Quality and Reliability Engineer by the American Society for Quality Control, and a Certified Professional Manager.Dr. Harrington has an MBA and Ph.D. in Engineering Management and a BS in Electrical Engineering.The Harrington/Ishikawa Medal presented yearly by the Asian-Pacific Quality Organization and the Walter L. Hurd Foundation was named after Dr. Harrington to recognize his many contributions to the region.In 1997, the Quebec Society for Qualite named their Quality Award "The Harrington/Neron Medal" honoring Dr. Harrington for his many contributions to the Quality Movement in Canada . In 2000 the Sri Lanka national quality award was named after him.Dr. Harrington's contributions to performance improvement around the world have brought him many honors.He was appointed the honorary advisor to the China Quality Control Association, and was elected to the Singapore Productivity Hall of Fame in 1990.He has been named lifetime honorary President of the Asia-Pacific Quality Control Organization and honorary Director of the Association Chilean de Control de Calidad.Dr. Harrington has received many awards, among them the Benjamin L. Lubelsky Award, the John Delbert Award, the Administrative Applications Division Silver Anniversary Award, and the Inspection Division Gold Medal Award.In 1996, he received the ASQC's Lancaster Award in recognition of his international activities.In 2001 he received the Magnolia Award in recognition for the many contributions he has made in improving quality in China . In 2002 Dr. Harrington was selected by the European Literati Club to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Literati Award for Excellence ceremony in London . The award was given to honor Dr. Harrington's excellent literature contributions to the advancement of quality and organizational performance.Also, in 2002 Dr. Harrington was awarded the International Academy of Quality President's Award in recognition for outstanding global leadership in quality and competitiveness, and contributions to IAQ as Nominations Committee Chair, Vice President, and Chairman.Dr. Harrington has been elected a Fellow of the British Quality Control Organization and the American Society for Quality Control.He was also elected an honorary member of the quality societies in Taiwan , Argentina , Brazil , Colombia , and Singapore . He is also listed in the "Who's-Who Worldwide" and "Men of Distinction Worldwide."He has presented hundreds of papers on performance improvement and organizational management structure at the local, state, national, and international levels.Dr. Harrington is a very prolific author, publishing hundreds of technical reports and magazine articles.He has authored 21 books, which are:


Juran Chair Renewal

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Dr. James Harrington (Founder and Chairman of APQO)


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