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Quality Control

  • The Essentials of Managing Quality for Projects and Programmesby John Bartlett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 58.95

    This indispensable handbook details the practical steps that can lead to success in programme management. Accelerating change has demanded that companies and organisations use programme management methods and techniques to effect it. John Bartlett provides the benefit of his deep involvement in managing large-scale change, where his advice and guidance... more...

  • On Time, In Fullby Timothy McLean

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    This book is a practical guide for manufacturers on how to meet a fundamental requirement ? how to deliver to the customer the right product in the right quantity at the right time. While the concept of on-time delivery seems deceptively simple, achieving it can be incredibly complex. This book unravels this complexity and provides simple, practical... more...

  • Engineering Systems Reliability, Safety, and Maintenanceby B.S. Dhillon

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    Today, engineering systems are an important element of the world economy and each year billions of dollars are spent to develop, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of engineering systems around the globe. Many of these systems are highly sophisticated and contain millions of parts. For example, a Boeing jumbo 747 is made up of approximately... more...

  • Profit Improvement through Supplier Enhancementby Ralph R. Pawlak

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    This book deals with the improvement of suppliers in order to increase a company's top and bottom-line. The enhancement of suppliers can be accomplished in a series of steps when conditions warrant intervention. They can also be generated through direct quality mentoring when the supplier does not have the basic skills or abilities to adequately address... more...

  • Lean Implementationby Frances Alston

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    This book will address key organizational issues that must be considered and addressed when implementing Lean business practices. The book offers solutions for many of the challenges, provides a resource that leaders can use in addressing cultural and regulatory issues, provides means to address the associated people issues and the challenging task... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Production and Operations Managementby Martin K. Starr; Sushil K. Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    This remarkable volume highlights the importance of Production and Operations Management (POM) as a field of study and research contributing to substantial business and social growth. The editors emphasize how POM works with a range of systems?agriculture, disaster management, e-commerce, healthcare, hospitality, military systems, not-for-profit,... more...

  • Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Methods Design Concept (MDC)by Alin Posteuca; Shigeyasu Sakamoto

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    Providing a reasonable level of profitability through productivity is - and will remain - one of the fundamental tasks of the management teams of any production company. Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) and Methods Design Concept (MDC): The Path to Competitiveness contains two new methodologies to improving the productivity and profitability... more...

  • Lean TRIZby H. James Harrington

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    Lean TRIZ is a new workshop-based process that brings together teams to focus on specific processes, evolutionary product designs, and improvement opportunities. It combines the insight of TRIZ with the simplicity of Value Engineering, EXPRESS, or FAST methodologies. TRIZ is the most advanced problem solving tool available. By combining TRIZ?s simplest... more...

  • Just-in-Time for Healthcareby Thomas L. Jackson

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 28.95

    The change from traditional ways of producing and managing healthcare services to a just-in-time approach requires a new understanding about what adds value for the patient or customer, and what does not. Just-in-Time for Healthcare is intended to share powerful knowledge that will help you participate effectively in the change to just-in-time.... more...

  • Continuous Improvement, Probability, and Statisticsby William Hooper

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    This book is for those that have struggled with the concept of statistics, have a genuine fear of data, and think the world of continuous improvement and experimentation is designed for few to understand. This book answers the question, why can?t every operator, technician, student, manager and leader understand the fundamentals of data and the science... more...