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Quality Management For The Technology Sector

Author : Joseph Berk
ISBN : 0080515517
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 26. 17 MB
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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
File Size : 86. 52 MB
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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
File Size : 46. 13 MB
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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.

Quality Money Management

Author : Andrew Kumiega
ISBN : 0080559913
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 65. 29 MB
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The financial markets industry is at the same crossroads as the automotive industry in the late 1970s. Margins are collapsing and customization is rapidly increasing. The automotive industry turned to quality and its no coincidence that in the money management industry many of the spectacular failures have been due largely to problems in quality control. The financial industry in on the verge of a quality revolution. New and old firms alike are creating new investment vehicles and new strategies that are radically changing the nature of the industry. To compete, mutual funds, hedge fund industries, banks and proprietary trading firms are being forced to quicklyy research, test and implement trade selection and execution systems. And, just as in the early stages of factory automation, quality suffers and leads to defects. Many financial firms fall short of quality, lacking processes and methodologies for proper development and evaluation of trading and investment systems. Authors Kumiega and Van Vliet present a new step-by-step methodology for such development. Their methodology (called K|V) has been presented in numerous journal articles and at academic and industry conferences and is rapidly being accepted as the preferred business process for the institutional trading and hedge fund industries for development, presentation, and evaluation of trading and investment systems. The K|V model for trading system development combines new product development, project management and software development methodologies into one robust system. After four stages, the methodology requires repeating the entire waterfall for continuous improvement. The discussion quality and its applications to the front office is presented using lessons learned by the authors after using the methodology in the real world. As a result, it is flexible and modifiable to fit various projects in finance in different types of firms. Their methodology works equally well for short-term trading systems, longer-term portfolio management or mutual fund style investment strategies as well as more sophisticated ones employing derivative instruments in hedge funds. Additionally, readers will be able to quickly modify the standard K|V methodology to meet their unique needs and to quickly build other quantitatively drive applications for finance. At the beginning and the end of Quality Money Management the authors pose a key question: Are you willing to change and embrace quality for the 21st century or are willing to accept extinction? The real gem in this book is that the concepts give the reader a road map to avoid extinction. Presents a robust process engineering framework for developing and evaluating trading and investment systems Best practices along the step-by-step process will mitigate project risk, model risk, and ensure data quality Includes a quality model for backtesting and managing market risk of working systems

Marketing And Management In The High Technology Sector

Author : Domenico Ferreri
ISBN : 1567005241
Genre : Avion (avion)
File Size : 86. 67 MB
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Management Of Technology Systems In Garment Industry

Author : Gordana Colovic
ISBN : 9789380308807
Genre : Computers
File Size : 50. 64 MB
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This book provides ergonomic principles of times, machines, production space, materials and organization, within contemporary demands of the international fashion industry. It presents the analysis of planning, layout and logistics in the production of clothing as key parameters of strategic and operating management. The book also discusses tools for control as well as methods for determining the time of technological operations are described, which can be useful not only to beginners, but also to professionals experienced in this field.

Quality Reliability And Information Technology

Author : P. K. Kapur
ISBN : 8173195722
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 73. 68 MB
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Reliability Engineering and Quality Management provide a competitive advantage and market leadership in a global environment where market barriers are fast disappearing both in the domain of cutting edge and contemporary technologies, manufacturing, process and service sectors like Information Technology sector. The growth of Q & R has been fuelled by increasing sophistication and complexity of system and organisational awareness to produce and market high Quality and Reliability products and services by the consumer and global market pressures. This subject being interdisciplinary in nature has also brought about a convergence of numerous solution strategies employing Fuzzy Sets, Artificial Neural Nets, Modeling and Simulation, Knowledge Base Systems, Operations Research and Mathematical Programming to achieve high Reliability. This book is intended for both the beginner and practitioner from manufacturing and service sector, research laboratories and academic institutions. This book is unique also as it gives an insight into the current practices and future directions.

Total Quality Management In The Public Sector

Author : Morgan, Colin
ISBN : 9780335191024
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84. 19 MB
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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.

Global Supply Chain Quality Management

Author : Barbara B. Flynn
ISBN : 9781439815564
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 37. 98 MB
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While there is substantial research surrounding manufacturing and design-related product hazards, little has been written about supply chain product hazards and how they impact supply chain quality management. Filling this need, Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their Impact draws together key insights and research findings from a global research project on product safety and recalls. The book presents detailed case studies of six extended global supply chains within three industries: toys, food, and pharmaceuticals. These case studies cover U.S. companies with supply chains that extend into China and provide the perspectives of both U.S. and Chinese executives. It includes coverage of several highly publicized product recalls, including Ford Pinto, Extra Strength Tylenol, melamine-tainted milk, Mattel, and Toyota. Presenting detailed examples of both poor and best practices, the text supplies firsthand accounts from key players in well-known product recalls. It outlines an event study methodology that can help readers determine the true financial impact of a product recall announcement. It also describes how to conduct controlled experiments to determine the effect of various recall strategies on consumers. The book describes how alternative product recall strategies can influence consumers' perception of your organization's corporate social legitimacy as well as their future purchasing behaviors. Although the text focuses on product quality within the supply chain, it also sheds light on other sources of product hazards—sharing a wide-ranging perspectives and current methodologies.

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