The Quality Improvement Glossary

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ASQ Quality Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 353 pages
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This glossary includes a myriad of technical terms and concepts related to quality management principles. Novices as well as seasoned quality professionals will find this book to be the definitive guide to quality-related terms, concepts, persons, and acronyms and the concise explanations are helpful when preparing for certification exams. This glossary is organized alphabetically and includes references to related concepts making it a quick and easy-to-use reference book that any quality library should have. Also included in several appendices are the ASQ Code of Ethics, noted influential persons in the quality field a separate list of acronyms, and SPC symbols and common formulas. I currently hold three ASQ Certifications and I have to say that the easy access and reference to terms helped in my success in passing these exams. Earl WellsFirst Vice President, Quality & ResearchAllen Canning Company Preview sample material from this book by clicking here. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view this pdf file.
 

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Contents

The Quality Improvement Glossary
1
Influential People in the Quality Field
277
Quality Acronyms
293
Quality Control Formulas and Symbols
309
Choosing an SPC Control Chart
315
Common Types of Lines and Symbols Used on Blueprints
317
Current QualityRelated Standards
323
Quality Awards
327
Bibliography
349
About the Author
353
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