Content by Mary F. McDonald

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Mary F. McDonald
Every human being, over time, yearns to put his life in order—to have his expectations met, and to use filters to help him know how a situation will resolve itself. Consequently, we subconsciously...
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In one scene from the movie “Precious,” we see the main character, Clarisse Precious Jones, getting ready for school in the morning. We see this obese African American teen put on a red headband—but...
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Mary F. McDonald
In my last article, I discussed sustainability in generic terms, focusing mostly on environmental issues. This month, we’re going to look at how sustainability is reported externally.  Why do we...
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I remember reading a book when I was younger, about a girl who was separated from her family during the Westward Migration, and forced to live on her own in the wilderness of early spring in 1860s...
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Mary F. McDonald
  Our process improvement consulting company was contacted by a new design client requesting assistance in improving its quality management system (QMS). The company had used an existing...