Modern methods for quality control and improvement

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Wiley, 1986 - Business & Economics - 690 pages
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A comprehensive presentation of modern quality control methods and systems written by three of the foremost researchers in the field. Strikes a unique balance between theoretical and practical aspects of quality control. Treats the traditional principles and techniques of statistical quality control and quality assurance using the most modern approaches. Designed for advanced undergraduate or graduate students in industrial engineering and management.

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Contents

HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF QUALITY CONTROL
3
ACCEPTANCE SAMPLING
4
QUALITY AND QUALITY SYSTEMS
14
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Dr. Joseph. M. Juran, Co-Editor-in-Chief, publishes the leading reference and training materials on managing for quality, a field he has led internationally for decades. A graduate in engineering and law, Dr. Juran helped to create the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and has received over 40 medals and awards from 12 countries, including The Order of the Sacred Treasure from the Emperor of Japan, and the National Medal of Technology from the President of the United States for "his lifetime work of providing the key principles and methods by which enterprises manage the quality of their products and processes, enhancing their ability to compete in the global marketplace." Among his 20 books, the Handbook is the international reference standard.

A. Blanton Godfrey, Ph.D., Co-Editor-in-Chief, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Juran Institute. A former head of the Quality Department of AT&T Bell Laboratories, he is a co-author of Modern Methods for Quality Control and Improvement and Curing Health Care. He contributed to the creation of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and served as a judge from 1988-1990. He holds a Ph.D. in statistics from Florida State University.

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