This book will be of interest to users and developers of commercial industrial inspection systems as well as researchers in the fields of machine vision, artificial intelligence and advanced manufacturing engineering.
"Dr. Juran's wisdom on quality and management is timeless. The tenets of modern quality that were forged by Dr. Juran in the second half of the 20th century are made contemporary by Joe DeFeo's practical experience and application of these principles in hundreds of organizations. This book belongs in the library of every leader who strives for world-class performance and wants to understand the concepts, techniques, and tools that will deliver it." -- PAUL BORAWSKI, Chief Executive Officer, ASQ - The Global Voice of Quality
Dr. Joseph Juran was the world's foremost thought leader on improving the financial performance of an organization with "quality management." In this book, Dr. Juran's successor as CEO of Juran Institute, Joseph A. DeFeo, uniquely distills Dr. Juran's life's work on quality with some of today's latest practices into a practical action plan for creating a strong, successful, globally competitive enterprise.
Juran's Quality Essentials for Leaders offers succinct, proven methods applicable to any country, company, or industry, from service to manufacturing. This concise guide explains how today's leaders can:Embrace quality and not miss an opportunity to improve performance Lead an organization through sustainable financial change while fostering a culture of quality Stop useless initiatives by aligning goals with the strategic plan Challenge new product or service development methods Create breakthroughs in baseline performance Ensure repeatable and compliant processes Simplify macro processes with business process management Execute benchmarking to sustain market leadership
Real-world examples demonstrate the successful application of the methodologies, tools, and techniques presented in the book. This results-oriented resource provides you with a detailed roadmap for leading a quality revolution in your organization.
Breakthrough Improvement with QI Macros and Excel: Finding the Invisible Low-Hanging Fruit reveals proven techniques for identifying and analyzing data that will lead to immediate results. This practical guide focuses on using Excel, one of the most widely used software packages, to drive improvement--no need to rely on expensive training in a new methodology.
Free video training and a 90-day trial version of QI Macros for Excel can be found at www.qimacros.com/breakthrough. Links to YouTube videos for each chapter of the book can be found at www.breakthrough-improvement-excel.com The combination of the book, software, and video training will provide you with the tools you need to eliminate the three silent killers of productivity: delay, defects, and deviation. You'll make and sustain breakthrough improvements that will catapult your business ahead of the competition.
LEARN HOW TO:Design well-organized spreadsheets for breakthrough improvement Use Excel formulas to prepare data for charting or analysis Reduce data to a manageable size using Excel's built-in functions Master the Magnificent Seven Tools of Breakthrough Improvement--value-stream maps and spaghetti diagrams, PivotTables, control charts, Pareto charts, histograms, fishbone diagrams, and matrix diagrams Follow the money to identify and plug leaks in your cash flow Identify and eliminate defects, mistakes, and errors in your processes Transform your data into visually stunning shortcuts to decisions, actions, productivity, and profits Consolidate data into well-designed Excel charts to quickly communicate performance trends Maximize QI Macros for Excel power tools to analyze and graph data Find invisible low-hanging fruit using PivotTables Sustain breakthrough improvement with control charts, histograms, and dashboards Use statistical tools, including hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, and regression analysis
The “body of knowledge” for the science ofquality management and performance excellence for more than half-a-century, Juran’s Quality Handbook has been completely updated to meetthe ever-changing needs of today’s business and quality professionals. Underthe guidance of a team of top experts, this authoritative resource demonstrateshow to apply the right methods for delivering superior results and achievingexcellence in any organization, industry, or country.
Juran’s Quality Handbook, Seventh Edition provides you with a complete roadmap forthe discipline -- clearly written to make sure you know where you are in theprocess and what you must do to reach the next level. Within its pages, youwill find A-Z coverage – from key concepts, methods, research, and tools topractical applications on the job.
Here’s why this is the best edition yet:
• Updated chapters on Lean, Six Sigma and the Shingo Prize
• NEW chapters on Risk Management and Building a Quality Management System
• NEW material on the history of quality management
• All ISO and other regulatory standards have been updated
• NEW statistical tables, charts, and data
• Examples and case studies throughout demonstrate how others have appliedthe methods and tools discussed in real-world situations
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Topics covers in this book are Principles of Optical Engineering, Mirrors and Prisms, Formation of Image, Concept of Eye, Aberrations, Apertures and Stops, Photometry and Radiometry, Basic Optical Devices, Optical Materials, and Design of Optical Systems.