Posts by Rob Oakland

Redefining Research Quality for this century

The landscape for research quality professionals is dramatically changing. Therefore Oakland Consulting is writing a series of six articles for the Research Quality Association (RQA, The RQA is the professional membership body providing status and visibility for individuals engaged in the quality of research concerning pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. These industry sectors face continuous […]

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Four Essential Practices for the Fact-Based Thinker

We live in an age of great upheaval.  Leaders are required to make decisions under extreme uncertainty and change.  Solutions to problems have become more complex and must be found quicker with a greater array of stakeholders to involve and persuade.  If quality professionals are to become highly valued members of their organisations they must […]

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How to improve quality culture

Rob Oakland, Partner at Oakland Consulting, reveals his advice for raising the profile of quality in your organisation with the CQI, in their latest Knowledge e-newsletter. My role at Oakland Consulting is to help organisations reach the highest level of performance. This is done by working with people to improve quality, reduce the costs of […]