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Quality Control for Dummies

So you’ve been asked to lead a quality control initiative? Or maybe you’ve been assigned to a quality team. Perhaps you’re a CEO whose main concern is to make your company faster, more efficient, and less expensive. Whatever your role is, quality control is a critical concept in every industry and profession. Quality Control For Dummies is the straightforward, easy guide to improving your company’s quality. It covers all of today’s available options and provides expert techniques for introducing quality methods to your company, collecting data, designing quality processes, and more. This hands-on guide gives you all the tools you’ll ever need to enhance your company’s quality, including:
  • Understanding the importance of quality standards
  • Putting fundamental quality control methods to use
  • Listening to your customer about quality issues
  • Whipping quality control into shape with Lean
  • Working with value stream mapping
  • Focusing on the 5S method
  • Supplement a process with Kanban
  • Fixing tough problems with Six Sigma
  • Using QFD to win customers over
  • Improving you company with TOC
This invaluable reference is written from an unbiased viewpoint, giving you all the facts about each theory with no fuzzy coverings. It also includes steps for incorporating quality into a new product and Web sites packed with quality control tips and techniques. With Quality Control For Dummies, you’ll be able to speed up production, eliminate waste, and save money!
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 02/25/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 384 pages


Description:This comprehensive text on Quality Management provides ways and means of delivering efficient and effective production/services quality to utmost satisfaction of the customers. Comprising 20 chapters, the book explains the concepts and techniques of quality management supported with related case studies. Numerical examples given in each chapter help students to understand the concept easily. Primarily designed for MBA, ME/MTech (Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering), BE/BTech (Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering) and MSc (Operations Research and Statistical Quality Control), the book also serves as a reference for professionals/consultants to carryout projects in quality domain for manufacturing or service organisations. KEY FEATURES OF THE BOOK • Detailed coverage of process and statistical quality control • Chapters on ANOVA, orthogonal arrays and signal-to-noise ratio• A chapter on Six Sigma including Shainin techniques • A chapter on Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) • Presentation of Design of Experiments (DOE) techniquesAudience• MBA• ME/MTech (Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering)• BE/BTech (Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering)• MSc (Operations Research and Statistical Quality Control)
Published by: PHI Learning | Publication date: 04/02/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 432 pages

The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook: A Quick Reference Guide to Nearly 100 Tools for Improving Quality and Speed

Vital tools for implementing Lean Six Sigma--what they are, how they work, and which to use The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook is today's most complete and results-based reference to the tools and concepts needed to understand, implement, and leverage Lean Six Sigma. The only guide that groups tools by purpose and use, this hands-on reference provides:
  • Analyses of nearly 100 tools and methodologies--from DMAIC and Pull Systems to Control Charts and Pareto Charts
  • Detailed explanations of each tool to help you know how, when, and why to use it for maximum efficacy
  • Sections for each tool explaining how to create it, how to interpret what you find, and expert tips
Lean Six Sigma is today's leading technique to maximize production efficiency and maintain control over each step in the managerial process. With The Lean Six Sigma Pocket Toolbook, you'll discover how to propel your organization to new levels of competitive success--one tool at a time.
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 10/13/2004
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 225 pages


Published by: AIRWALK PUBLICATIONS | Publication date: 11/03/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 225 pages

QUALITY MANAGEMENT - THE NEXT GENERATION: designed to deliver business first performance for SME's

The content of this publication is designed to provide a practical methodology for those tasked with introducing a modern Quality Management System for Product Compliance and Business Process Improvement - this is the next generation.Our primary objective is to ensure business is armed with the practical tools and techniques to develop a robust Quality Management System. A system that when tested by external auditors and customers will comply with contract and legislative obligations.The information contained in this publication is designed in such a way as to give knowledge and guidance to the Quality Management System team as a whole. The idea is to provide management and technical support to new “start-up” businesses and specifically “small to medium sized” enterprises (SME's). The methodologies applied throughout are aimed to deliver departmental and functional guidance and thereby performance improvement.The requirements are based on consultancy experience with our clients. We have listened to clients and their concerns with reference to Standards; and how many of the ISO requirements imposed cause unnecessary productivity constraints and wasted management time.The point being, let common sense be the primary driver for quality and not the Standard. The Standard is a point of reference, only after dealing with the business of running the business first.Remember the following two points:…the Quality Management System is only as good as the diligence and competence of the Management team and Internal Auditor, and;…being a Quality Manager or Inte
Author: David Burns
Publication date: 12/31/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 62 pages

The Non-Idiot's Guide to ISO 9001:2015: Understanding and Using the Quality Management System standard to your benefit

Understand, implement, and enjoy the fruits of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System standard. This book deciphers the requirements into the principles that serve your organization.The ISO 9001:2015 standard, a vast improvement from the earlier versions, is a remarkable and concise model of a high-performance organization. However, it is just a model. This book enables the organization to build on that model to create a quality management system that propels the organization to optimal performance with cost-less collateral compliance to the standard.
Publication date: 06/11/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 136 pages

TQM: Introduction to and Overview of Total Quality Management

Total quality management (TQM) is a term initially coined by the Naval Air Systems Command to describe its management approach to quality improvement. It has since taken on many meanings. Simply put, TQM is a management approach to long-term success through customer satisfaction. It is based on the participation of all members of an organization in improving processes, products, services, and the culture they work in.This concise introduction to and overview provides:•The primary elements of TQM•History•Guidelines for implementing, including common problems•A synopsis of Deming’s 14 points, considered by many to be the primary basis for TQM•Benefits of TQM•TQM’s impact and influence on other management strategies, including ISO 9001, Baldrige, and Six Sigma•Links to additional resources to learn more about TQM: books, standards, certifications, and articlesPerfect for management students and others first learning about TQM, and also for experts wanting a succinct reference to have in their digital libraries.
Published by: ASQ Quality Press | Publication date: 05/02/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 22 pages

Laboratory Total Quality Management for Practitioners and Students of Medical Laboratory Science

This book will enable the production of reliable, accurate, reproducible (best possible care) results that satisfies the customers requirements obtained from an accredited, process oriented, health and safety conscious laboratory that is cost effectively run (value for money) by qualified, certified and highly motivated biomedical staff (Joy and pride at work) using well maintained, validated and quality controlled equipments and appropriately stored reagents on the right sample drawn from the right patient that is appropriately communicated in a timely fashion to the requesting clinician to enable them render the best possible evidenced- based medical care to their patients.
Published by: AuthorHouse UK | Publication date: 10/09/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 360 pages

Servant Leadership Roadmap: Master the 12 Core Competencies of Management Success with Leadership Qualities and Interpersonal Skills (Clinical Minds Leadership Development Series)

Are you ready to TAKE CHARGE of your leadership?  Are you NEW to management or looking for a quick refresher?Do you wonder how some managers lead ROCK-STAR teams and rise above expectations? Imagine leading individuals through inspiration instead of just by being the boss.  Your team is INSPIRED to come to work every day.  You and your team feel VALUED at the end of every day.   Your team gives you heads-up of known failures or challenges.  They take initiative and manage their own problems; thus leaving you FREE for your daily tasks. Imagine creating an environment where everyone rises to their highest potential.  YOU lead the ROCK-STAR team and rise above expectations.  YOU have a devoted team of followers who follow you.  YOU have less worry over the tasks being performed by your team.Is this your world?  Sound like a dream world? This is not a crazy, idealized notion.Servant leadership is the answer.  It is the most powerful and influential style of leadership.Self-awareness is the ability to represent and know your true self, openness to suggestion and knowing your impact on the team.  Through knowing YOUR OWN leadership style and qualities, you can guide your employees into a high performing team!Are you tired of struggling with leading individuals you don’t directly manage?  Are you ready to take people with you and have other follow your lead?Learn how to know you are meeting the needs of your employees and ensure your employees are feeling VALUED!Learn the answer behind the question “can servant leadership be taught?”Learn how to master the 12 core competencies of Leadership:-the #1 way to get people to follow you-discover the 4 step method to solve any problem and be an effective decision maker-how to use foresight to execute HIGH Quality Decision Making-how to convey a powerful VISION through Change ManagementAct as a humble leader and learn how to dominant…-relating to your team through emotional intelligence and empathy-speaking so others will listen-the POWER of Active and Empathic Listening- commanding the highest RESPECT in your field through stewardshipLearn the power of Servant Leadership Mastery-the techniques to motivation and persuasion of individuals-the Soft skills of trust, teamwork, effective communication to name a few!And so much more!FREE BONUS—Manager’s Toolbox Templates for effective decision tree analysis, coaching employees, task delegation tracker, and much more!FREE BOOK—Mental Toughness for Servant Leaders:  How to avoid BAD decisions through Controlling Emotions! Are you ready for this journey? Are you ready to OWN your professional growth and development?If you are tired of long books that leave you still searching for answers.  Ready for fluff-free, nuts and bolts lessons?  Ready to learn or develop your soft skills?  THEN, this book is one you cannot afford to miss!Scroll back up NOW and hit the BUY button!
Publication date: 12/26/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 126 pages

Time Management: Master Time Management and Boost Your Success: Time Management, Productivity and Success (Productivity, Success, Business)

Time management - unleash your success!This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to manage your time efficiently and effectively.Our concept of time cannot be manipulated. We cannot add another hour to the twenty-four hours we get every day. Our snooze button does not have the power to delay the sun from rising in the morning. Time simply does not wait for anyone.However, we do have a certain power in our hands, and this is the power of choice. We can choose what to do with the time that we have. We can set appointments, make plans, design schedules, and create goals. We can use our time to earn money or learn new things. Likewise, we can “buy” someone else’s time to do things for us so that we can focus on doing what is important.All we need is Time Management, which is essentially the right set of skills and tools to manage our time wisely. Through this book, you will be able to acquire and hone your time management skills.In this book, you will learn about the concept of time management and its different dimensions. You will find the steps on how to set goals, organize your priorities, and establish an efficient system. You will discover key strategies on how to concentrate better and avoid wasting time. You will also learn how to schedule effectively in order to maximize your productivity and achieve work-life balance.This book is for those who want to learn how to manage their time. It is for those who want to achieve all their personal and professional goals, but are still looking for guidance. It is also for those who are already on their way to success and simply want a little boost.Here are some of the things you will learn from his book...
  • Setting the right goals
  • Organising your priorities
  • Eisenhower's Urgent/Importnat Principle
  • The Pareto Principle
  • Learning to eliminate distractions
The following topics will also be discussed:
  • Mastering the art of scheduling
  • Establishing an efficient system for yourself
  • Choosing the best tools for yourself
  • Organising and developing the optimal workspace
The goal of this book is to give you information on how to become more productive by managing your time efficiently. The tips here can be applied by absolutely anyone.Do you want to change your life for the best? Do you want to succeed in your set goals? Download your copy now! Discount for today only!!!Tags: Time Management, Manage Time, Productivity, Success, Productivity Tips, Increase Productivity, Save Time, Organize Your Life, Get Things Done, Manage Procrastination, Reduce Stress
Author: Ted Robbins
Publication date: 10/27/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 28 pages
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