Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook: Continuous Improvement

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Tom Drozda, Charles Wick, John T. Benedict, Ramon Bakerjian, Raymond F. Veilleux, Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Sep 1, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 700 pages
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Part of the renowned TMEH Series, the book contains hundreds of practical new ways to make continuous improvement work, and keep on working: quality management guidelines, quality and productivity improvement ideas, cost reduction tips, continuous process improvement, plus how to use world class techniques such as TPM, TQM, benchmarking, JIT, activity-based costing, improving customer/supplier relationships, and more.

You'll also learn from "best practices" examples for quality training, teamwork, empowerment, self-assessment using Baldrige Quality Award criteria, ISO 9000 audits and certification, and more.

 

 

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Contents

SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT TEAMS
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND TRAINING
IMPLEMENTING CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
SUPPLIER INVOLVEMENT IN CONTINUOUS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS
BENCHMARKING
THE ROLE OF ISO 9000 IN CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
THE BALDRIGE CRITERIA AS A SELFASSESSMENT TOOL
GENERAL PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT
TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE
MACHINING
FORMING
FINISHING
ASSEMBLY

ACTIVITYBASED COSTING
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND JUSTINTIME
DEMING JURAN AND TAGUCHI
PROCESS APPRAISAL
ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
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