John S. Oakland
Published April 24, 2014
Textbook - 500 Pages - 215 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415635509 - CAT# Y139857
Published May 7, 2014
Textbook - 554 Pages - 215 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415635493 - CAT# Y139856
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The notion of "Quality" in business performance has exploded since the publication of the first edition of this classic text in 1989. Today there is a plethora of performance improvement frameworks including Baldrige, EFQM, Lean, Six Sigma and ISO 9001, offering a potentially confusing variety of ways to achieve business excellence.
Quality guru John Oakland’s famous TQM model, in many ways a precursor to these frameworks, has evolved to become the ultimate holistic overview of performance improvement strategy. Incorporating the frameworks that succeeded it, the revised model redefines Quality by:
Oakland’s popular, practical, jargon-free style, along with ten case studies eight of which are brand new, effortlessly ties the model to its real-life applications, making it easy to understand how to apply what you’ve learned to your practices and a achieve sustainable competitive advantage.
Total Quality Management and Operational Excellence: Text with Cases (Fourth Edition) is supplemented for the first time with a suite of online teaching aids for busy tutors. This exciting update of a classic text is perfect for all students studying for professional qualifications in the management of quality, or those studying science, engineering or business and management who need to understand the part TQM may play in their subjects.
Part I: The Foundations of TQM 1. Understanding Quality 2. Models and Frameworks for Total Quality Management 3. Leadership and Commitment Part II: Planning 4. Policy, Strategy and Goal Deployment 5. Partnerships and Resources 6. Design for Quality Part III: Performance 7. Performance Measurement Frameworks 8. Self-Assessment, Audit and Reviews 9. Benchmarking Part IV: Processes 10. Process Management 11. Process Redesign/Engineering 12. Quality Management System 13. Continuous Improvement Part V: People 14. Human Resource Management 15. Culture Change Through Teamwork 16. Communications, Innovation and Learning Part VI: Implementation 17. Implementing TQM 18. Case Studies
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