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Mr William M. Hayden, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

Management Quality By Design, Inc.

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Mr William Hayden, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE


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Posted By William Hayden May 7, 2021 2:34 PM
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Q. "What have you learned about asking questions that will help others?" A . Per Dr. Deming: "Ask group "why" 5 times in a row.      5 Whys Getting to the Root of a Problem Quickly [1] Stay healthy! Cheers, Bill [1] https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_5W.htm [1] https://www.mi ...
Posted By William Hayden May 7, 2021 9:24 AM
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Based on recent-past ASCE Education Conferences, some issues frequently mentioned by both faculty and firm executives include, but are not limited to: How to transform a group of assigned engineers to a project into an expert team ? How to argue a point without alienating others? How to "Translate" ...
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 1:00 PM
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Thanks, Evan for answering the questions as provided. Cheers, Bill ------------------------------ William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE Buffalo, N.Y. "It is never too late to be what you might have been." -- George Eliot 1819 - 1880 ------------------------------
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 1:00 PM
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Thanks, Naveenkumar for your insightful input. I do wonder what, in general, you would estimate for each comment as a percentage of the total. Cheers, Bill ------------------------------ William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE Buffalo, N.Y. "It is never too late to be what you might have been." ...
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 1:00 PM
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Hi Michael, thanks for your exam[ples. So if you added your comments to the list that started this dialogue, what estimate of each would you say, in general, create a common list by percentage of the occurrence. Cheers, Bill ------------------------------ William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE ...
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 1:00 PM
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Hi Mitch, thanks for your usual insightful comments and analysis. If you would then, please add your additional causes for project failure to the list, and then for that new list, estimate their frequency of occurrence. No doubt that we will get to linking causes to the restraining forces that allow ...
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 9:05 AM
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In the spirit of these exchanges, one glaringly telling point is this: Seems that when we hear another express their first opinion, we almost never say "That's an interesting point, please tell me more" before we move on to speak. Stay Healthy! Cheers, Bill ------------------------------ William M. Hayden ...
Posted By William Hayden May 3, 2021 9:04 AM
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Hi John. Suggestions: a. Determine the state you will be taking the exam in. b. Learn their requirements for the PE exam, usually available in parts or sections. c. Prepare for the sections you can take at the earliest possible time. d. Check in with the local ASCE Section to learn who else is on that ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 29, 2021 3:36 PM
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In my experience, four causes for project failure are:  ROLE AMBIGUITY……………………____ Lack of PROBLEM VALIDATION. . . . _____ Lack of PROCESS VERIFICATION. …- ____ ABSENCE OF A VISIBLE PROACTIVE CONFLICT PROCESS. . . . . . . . . . . ________                                                           ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 29, 2021 3:30 PM
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In the spirit of this conversation, please include the following:   The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business Hardcover – Illustrated, May 27, 2014 by Erin Meyer (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Culture-Map-Breaking-Invisible-Boundaries/dp/1610392507 Stay Healthy! ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 28, 2021 1:49 PM
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Q . What is the level and range of technical competence for your people? And, HDYK * ? If Trust = f (Integrity + Reliability + Competence), then we need to assure we have a fact-based way to measure each component for our staff. Take "Competence" for individuals in your group of Structural Engineers. ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 27, 2021 9:36 AM
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Let's say it involves the very real potential of injury or other harm to the public-at-large, project field representatives, or once it is in operation may not actually occur until some 3 to 5 years out. Consider constructed projects such as hotels, bridges, highways, water/wastewater plants, landfills, ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 26, 2021 9:44 AM
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Level of Risks and Types Just reviewed the paper Mitch, and most of its nuclear jargon, for me, is  like "Speaking & Understanding"  a foreign language . . . BUT… the jewel if offers us non-nuke folks is nicely laid out in the paper's table  "Appendix." It lists a risk-categorization level ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 15, 2021 4:34 PM
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Thanks, Becky for the clear advice. Maybe Chad and others who commented, as well as those you know who have experience with the effective and efficient management of talking with the press . . . particularly when caught off-guard . . .could put a simple template out:                        "What To Say ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 14, 2021 4:41 PM
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Thanks for the insights, Mitch. As you might imagine, because I’ve had different experiences I have some different perspectives. 1 of 2:  "It suggests that leadership actions and behaviors might be most important at the end of the day." Mitch, I would not consider this point in and of itself, ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 14, 2021 4:19 PM
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Dear Oanh, Good to see you are back, sharing your thoughts and opinions. My response to your reported situation(s) follows. First, I wish to acknowledge the very challenging situations you faced and would add such happen to men as well. .  .  .  .when not prepared. Next, I offer below some thoughts ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 12, 2021 4:05 PM
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Hi Tirza. "Please feel free to comment on other areas where you might like to see additional research as well!" Some categories to be added include, but are not limited to: a. Engineering Management. b. The Management of Engineers. c. Effective & Efficient Cross-Cultural Project Management. Stay ...
Posted By William Hayden Apr 12, 2021 9:02 AM
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Hi John. In addition to the resources ASCE makes available: PMI.org ASQ.org Students receive a membership discount. Once in, join the city/local section/chapter where you will meet like-minded women and men to build your network. Stay Healthy! Cheers, Bill ------------------------------ William ...