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Quality Management For The Technology Sector

Author : Joseph Berk
ISBN : 0080515517
Genre : Business & Economics
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There are many standards, methods and perhaps most confusing, but most importantly of all acronyms in use in the field of quality management, and especially so in the field of technology-based products. From the seemingly simple concepts of ISO 9000 (and the military MIL standards from which that grew) to statistical and analytical methods like Statistical Process Control (SPC) the range of complexity and compliance is staggering. What the average quality engineer or manager needs is a simple guide to what these are, how they relate to one another and most critically how to take advantage of and implement the benefits of each. This book provides that guidance. Written by a quality consultant with over 20 years experience in precisely these fields, including work with the US Defense Department, Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, Raytheon, and many other leading companies, this book provides an easily digestible toolbox of solutions to quality and management problems for every engineer, manager and even student looking for those answers for the medium to high-technology sector manufacturing company. This is a highly practical book which includes all the major topics in quality as well as case studies from relevant real-world situations yet without the need to wade through reams of reference materials and international standards verbiage. If you need to get to the bottom of problems like these, you need this book. Targetted at the Technology company engineer and quality manager Highly illustrated, comprehensive subject coverage Practical examples and case studies used throughout

Swainson S Handbook Of Technical And Quality Management For The Food Manufacturing Sector

Author : M Swainson
ISBN : 9781782422877
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Swainson’s Handbook of Technical and Quality Management for the Food Manufacturing Sector provides a comprehensive overview of the role of technical and quality managers in the food business and their responsibility in maintaining industry standards. Part One of the book defines technical and quality standards, while Part Two looks at quality management issues. Next, Part Three examines issues relevant to technical managers, with final sections covering key services and stakeholders in food industry management and technical and quality management in specific food sectors. Edited by an industry and academic expert with over 20 years of experience in technical and quality management in the food sector Contains information that is relevant to a wide range of sectors in the food industry Examines technical and quality management in specific food sectors, including relevant compliance standards

Work Quality Management In The Textile Industry

Author : B. Purushothama
ISBN : 1782422676
Genre : Business & Economics
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Textile manufacturing companies try to achieve quality and productivity by installing the latest technology and paying large salaries to those in the top level of the organization, but do not address the basic requirements of clean administration, improving the quality of work, or developing harmony among staff. Management can often get carried away by short term plans as they can look lucrative and therefore fail to make any effort to make the base stronger. Work quality management in the textile industry attempts to explain the importance of maintaining work quality which helps the industry to achieve stability and longer term results.

Total Quality Management In The Public Sector

Author : Morgan, Colin
ISBN : 9780335191024
Genre : Business & Economics
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Total Quality Management (TQM) is a set of concepts, tools and applications which has been so successful in manufacturing industry that we are now witnessing experimentation in the transference of Total Quality Management to the public sector provision of government, health and education in North America, Europe and elsewhere. TQM is starting to set a new paradigm for management approaches in the public sector and "not for profit" enterprises. All key public service managers should at least need to know the basics of TQM, its possibilities and limitations for the public sector, and particularly the types of applications which could work for them. For all public sector managers this book provides: a clear understanding of the key concepts of TQM; a critical understanding of their relevance to the public sector; empirical evidence of TQM applications in government, health and education; and exploration of the public sector TQM possibilitites yet to be realized. It draws throughout on case examples from Britain, Canada, the USA and continental Europe which illustrate the application of TQM to the public sector.

Quality Management Practices

Author : R P Mohanty
ISBN : 8174465820
Genre : Organizational change
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This book is the outcome of the efforts of many professionals working both in academia and industry who have contributed to the proceedings of the International Conference on Quality Management Practices for Organizational Excellence . Organizational Excellence is a final product composed of two basic elements alloyed prudently by the members/stakeholders of an organization. These two basic elements are Strategy and Culture . When we talk of quality management practices, we have to pursue quality as a strategy and also quality as a culture . Quality as strategy is a conscious and deliberate search for a plan of action that will develop an organization's distinctive competence and compound it. Quality as culture is the amalgamation of behavior patterns of all the stakeholders in terms of beliefs, values, attitudes etc. In other words, quality management is the epicenter of the competitive organizations of the future in which strategy is the scientific pursuits and culture is the artistic artifacts. Numerous authors have put forth their logical thoughts, have articulated their concepts and have validated their hypothesis relating to quality management. The papers, which have found place in this book aim at creating values of quality management practices.

Garment Manufacturing Technology

Author : Rajkishore Nayak
ISBN : 9781782422396
Genre : Business & Economics
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Garment Manufacturing Technology provides an insiders' look at this multifaceted process, systematically going from design and production to finishing and quality control. As technological improvements are transforming all aspects of garment manufacturing allowing manufacturers to meet the growing demand for greater productivity and flexibility, the text discusses necessary information on product development, production planning, and material selection. Subsequent chapters covers garment design, including computer-aided design (CAD), advances in spreading, cutting and sewing, and new technologies, including alternative joining techniques and seamless garment construction. Garment finishing, quality control, and care-labelling are also presented and explored. Provides an insiders look at garment manufacturing from design and production to finishing and quality control Discusses necessary information on product development, production planning, and material selection Includes discussions of computer-aided design (CAD), advances in spreading, cutting and sewing, and new technologies, including alternative joining techniques and seamless garment construction Explores garment finishing, quality control, and care labelling

Service Quality Management In Hospitality Tourism And Leisure

Author : Connie Mok
ISBN : 9781136386633
Genre : Business & Economics
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Does your staff deliver the highest quality service possible? Customers today expect a very high overall level of service in hospitality, tourism, and leisure. Competition in these fields will thus be driven by strategies focusing on quality of service to add value, as opposed to product or price differentiation. Service Quality Management in Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure highlights concepts and strategies that will improve the delivery of hospitality services, and provides clear and simple explanations of theoretical concepts as well as their practical applications! Practitioners and educators alike will find this book to be invaluable in their businesses and in preparing students for the business world. This essential book provides you with clear, comprehensive explanations of theoretical concepts and methods that will give you the competitive edge in this fast-changing field. Topics covered include: services management marketing operations management human resources management service quality management Service Quality Management in Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure brings together an array of pertinent materials that will measure and enhance customer satisfaction and help you provide superior hospitality services, and groups them in easy-to-use clusters for quick reference.

Quality Assurance For The Chemical And Process Industries

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ISBN : 0873894391
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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By approaching quality practices from a process industry viewpoint, Quality Assurance for the Chemical and Process Industries, has been a favorite guide for process engineers, quality professionals, manufacturing managers, as well as any customers of the chemical and process industries. This second edition has been updated to be consistent with the 1994 ANSI/ISO/ASQC Q9000 revisions and other easy-to-read developments in quality practice since its original release. Also new to this edition is information on customer service and product performance, technician training, and packaged material distributor requirements. Process improvement techniques, auditing customs, and record retention help make this an outstanding resource for anyone working with, or interested in, this technically challenging environment.

Quality Management And Qualification Needs 1

Author : Johannes Köper
ISBN : 3790812617
Genre : Business & Economics
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A research network has examined how quality management is implemented in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The research has taken place within the framework of the Leonardo Da Vinci programme, which is an action programme of the European Commission DG XXII - Education Training and Youth. Managers of SMEs in the metalworking and food processing industries were asked what the consequences of the implementation of quality management were for the qualification needs of employees. This book presents the survey results as two sector studies. Analysed are competitive and specialisation tendencies of the sectors and company concepts of "Quality" and "Personnel" including current profiles of quality-related skill demands on staff as well as current training areas in the companies. Special objectives are: - Anticipation of qualification needs for preventive vocational training strategies - Documentation of good practice and typical barriers as support for practitioners within SMEs and training bodies

Achieving Competitive Advantage Through Quality Management

Author : Marta Peris-Ortiz
ISBN : 9783319172514
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the ways in which quality management methods, tools, and practices help improve an organization’s performance and achieve sustainable competitive advantages. This volume includes quality techniques and tools such as the EFQM Model, SERVPERF model, E-S-Qual scale and the ISO 9001 certification and provide a wide variety of empirical studies in different economic sectors. In the current economic environment, characterized by economic turmoil and fierce competition, quality management has become a key strategy for organizations to overcome today’s challenges. Organizations benefits from implementing quality management systems by following two approaches. First, they implement quality practices aimed at ensuring customer satisfaction by considering consumer expectations and establishing strategies accordingly. Second, organizations improve processes by establishing efficient and effective process management systems that improve productivity, lower costs, reduce unnecessary expenses, eliminate all non-value added activities, and ultimately maximize excellence and customer satisfaction. Quality management thereby provides tools, techniques, and methods for continuous process improvement in both the professional and academic worlds, which, when implemented by organizations in times of crisis, enable more effective administration of activities undertaken by managers. Containing contributions from various academics and scholars, this new book provides cutting edge research, methods and techniques providing a reference manual for academics, scholars, practitioners and policy-makers.

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