November 1, 2008 – American Productivity & Quality Center. APQC Best Practices in Planning Podcast. Founded in 1977, APQC is a member-based nonprofit that provides benchmarking and best-practice research for approximately 500 organizations worldwide in all industries.

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About APQC

Since 1977, APQC has been focused on providing organizations around the world with the information they need to work smarter, faster, and with confidence. Every day we uncover the processes and practices that push organizations from good to great. As one of the world’s leading proponents of process and performance improvement, we follow our mission to help organizations around the world improve productivity and quality by:

  • discovering effective methods of improvement,
  • broadly disseminating findings, and
  • connecting individuals with one another and with the knowledge they need to improve.

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