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RSM Simplified: Optimizing Processes Using Response Surface Methods for Design of Experiments, Second Edition
The "Grow or Die" Ultimatum: Creating Value Through Acquisition and Blended, Long-Term Improvement Formulas
Paul Walter Odomirok, Sr.
December 01, 2016
Affordability is a new concept that allows the implementation of Continuous Improvement for any organization. It encapsulates contemporary methods that improve product and service profitability, increases market share, value, speed, quality and capability, and cuts down on cost. This new method...
Stanley Bernard Brahams
November 09, 2016
The role of quality assurance is to ensure that once a specification has been agreed, every product and every production run meets that standard. The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industry describes how quality professionals in the apparel industry coordinating with overseas...
Domenico Lepore, Angela Montgomery, Giovanni Siepe
August 18, 2016
Current organizations underperform due to silo thinking. Artificial barriers frustrate efforts and perpetuate an organizational model no longer adequate for the complexity of the current business world. Leaders and managers must acquire a whole-system perspective for their organizations to be...
August 01, 2016
An organization seeking to sustain and continually improve its competitive performance over many years must have a strategy – a Business Excellence Strategy.This book guides and illustrates the strategic journey to excellence, from major initiatives through everyday improvement programs, and helps...
Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb
July 25, 2016
Anderson and Whitcomb pick up where they left off in DOE Simplified with RSM Simplified -- a practical tool for design of experiments that anyone with a minimum of technical training can understand and appreciate. Their approach is simple and fun for those who desire knowledge on response surface...
July 14, 2016
Mergers and acquisitions require diligent planning and are extremely hard work -- you can’t get better just by getting bigger! Businesses must run effectively before they are expanded through acquisition. Using a compelling story format featuring a cast of characters, The "Grow or Die" Ultimatum:...
May 24, 2016
Books in the Quality and Business Excellence series can help readers enhance customer value and satisfaction by integrating the customer’s voice into design, manufacturing, supply chain, and field processes. Although there are many Six Sigma books on the market, few clarify the essential aspects of...
Jiju Antony, S. Vinodh, E. V. Gijo
May 19, 2016
It is no secret that Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is not as popular with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as it is with larger ones. However, many SMEs are suppliers to larger entities who are pushing for superior quality and world-class process efficiencies from suppliers.Lean Six Sigma for Small...
Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella
May 02, 2016
Unlike other books that promote a specific process and performance improvement discipline, this book shows organizations how to achieve success by fixing basic operational issues and problems using a broad and wide-sweeping process-based toolkit. In addition, it helps individuals who have worked in...
May 02, 2016
Risk-based operational audits and performance audits require a broad array of competencies. This book provides auditors and risk professionals with the understanding required to improve results during risk-based audits.Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing...
February 24, 2016
The Global Quality Management System: Improvement Through Systems Thinking shows you how to understand and implement a global quality management system (GQMS) to achieve world-class business excellence. It illustrates the business excellence pyramid with the foundation of management systems at the...
Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
February 19, 2016
In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...
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