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Quality Management - Tools and Techniques
By: Geoff Vorley MSc MCQI and Fred Tickle BA Ceng MIMech E MIEE MCQI
Quality Management -Tools and Techniques is intended to provide quality professionals and students with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques of quality. It delivers an exploration of the applicability and effectiveness of different quality tools and techniques for all organisational types. The intention being to encourage and stimulate the reader to feel sufficiently confident to use the tools and techniques in a practical and rewarding way.
This book is part of the Quality Management series of books which includes:
- Quality Management - Introduction to Quality
- Quality Management - Principles and Practice
- Quality Management - Tools and Techniques
- Quality Management - Communication and Project Management
- Quality Management - Information Technology
These books together form a complete series to support the CQI Diploma in Quality, thus ensuring they comprehensively cover all the very latest information associated with Quality Management.
Review comments from Quality World Oct 2007
David Hathorn is a Senior Lecturer and consultant in quality and change management, risk and project management at Portsmouth Business School. ‘The market may be saturated with quality tool fads and managers inundated with an endless array of flashy techniques, but David Hathorn thinks sorting the wheat from the chaff is essential, and this might just be the book to do it’
Subjects covered in this book include:
- Process Improvement Techniques
- Improvement Techniques
- Quality by Design
- Analysis and Mapping
- Optimisation Techniques
- Suppliers and Distribution
Geoff Vorley and Fred Tickle are both associate lecturers in Quality at Surrey University and founding directors of Quality Management and Training Limited. Their knowledge of the subject extends over many years, providing consultancy and training in QA.
Quality Management and Training provides; consultancy, training, distance learning and many other QA products in Quality and Health and Safety Management to large numbers of organisations and individuals.
- ISBN 1 904302 19 X
- Pages: 359
- Diagrams & Pictures: 126
- Tables: 47
Section 1 - Process Improvement
Overall Equipment Effectiveness
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Specification, Measurement and Process Capability
Business Process Analysis
Section 2 - Improvement Techniques
OPTIMUM - The Seven Wastes (Muda)
Section 3 - Quality by Design
Design of Experiments
Ishikawa’s Seven Tools of Quality
Shewhart’s Control Charts and Graphs - Statistical Quality Control
Quality Function Deployment
Section 4 - Analysis and Mapping Techniques
Flowcharting (including IDEF0)
Risk Analysis Techniques (including Fault Tree Analysis)
Nominal Group Technique and Brainstorming
Benchmarking and Performance Measurement
Root Cause Analysis
Section 5 - Optimisation Techniques
Materials Requirement & Manufacturing Resources Planning
Just in Time
Total Productive Maintenance and Overall Equipment Effectiveness
Section 6 - Suppliers and Distribution
Supplier Quality Assurance
A Basic Purchasing Control System
A Supplier Quality Assurance System
Supplier Partnerships and Integrated Suppliers
EXTRACT FROM THE BOOK
This book Quality Management (Tools and Techniques) is intended to provide quality professionals and students with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques of quality. It delivers an exploration of the applicability and effectiveness of different quality tools and techniques for all organisational types. The intention being to encourage and stimulate the reader to feel sufficiently confident to use the tools and techniques in a practical and rewarding way.
Quality Management (Tools and Techniques) is part of the Quality Management series which includes; Introduction to Quality, Quality Management (Principles and Practice) and Quality Management (Communications and Projects). For clarity and continuity purposes, there is correctly some overlap between these titles. However, this book is expected to be ‘stand alone’ and a comprehensive and practical reference to all the major quality management tools and techniques.
The overall aim of this book Quality Management (Tools and Techniques) is to:
- provide a clear awareness and understanding of the disciplines, tools and techniques of quality improvement.
- enable the user to be capable of practical evaluation of the tools and techniques for variety of situations.
- enable the confident application of the appropriate quality tools and techniques for the selected activities in the business or organisation.
Detailed below, is what could reasonably be expected to be appreciated and be competent in performing, as a consequence of studying this book.
- Demonstrate and present an argument for the use of the tools and techniques of quality improvement.
- Evaluate the applicability of tools and techniques of quality.
- Appropriately apply the quality tool or technique.
- Appraise the effectiveness of individual applications of the quality tool or technique.
- Analyse the contribution to quality improvement of the tools and techniques in a variety of organisational settings.
- Understand and develop the relationship between an organisation and its suppliers.
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