Managing Quality: Integrating The Supply Chain

Hardcover | January 4, 2016

byS. Thomas Foster

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For courses in Quality Management.

 

Navigating Quality Management With A Unifying Framework

Foster’s Managing Quality: Integrating the Supply Chain, Sixth Edition offers readers a thorough introduction to quality management by presenting a supply chain theme as the unifying framework for quality improvement. The supply chain thread enhances the integration of systems with customers, suppliers, technology, and people. The colorful, stunning text appeals to visual learners and grabs readers’ attention at the outset.

 

The Sixth Edition elicits a theme of “currency” while offering updated vignettes and references to remain state-of-the-art. The new edition is selectively edited and enhanced with new content that maintains its scope and withstands pivotal points in each section. Managing Quality keeps a competitive advantage by sustaining and building on cutting ¿edge, relevant topics in quality management.

 

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For courses in Quality Management.   Navigating Quality Management With A Unifying Framework Foster’s Managing Quality: Integrating the Supply Chain, Sixth Edition offers readers a thorough introduction to quality management by presenting a supply chain theme as the unifying framework for quality improvement. The supply chain thr...

Dr. Tom Foster is a professor, researcher, and consultant in the field of quality management. Among Dr. Foster’s areas of expertise are strategic quality planning, service quality, Six Sigma, government quality, and the role of technology in improving quality. Tom is the Donald L. Staheli Professor of quality and global supply chain m...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.9 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133798259

ISBN - 13:9780133798258

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding Quality Concepts

1. Differing Perspectives on Quality

2. Quality Theory

3. Global Supply Chain Quality and International Quality Standards

 

PART 2: Designing and Assuring Quality

4. Strategic Quality Planning

5. The Voice of the Customer

6. The Voice of the Market

7. Quality and Innovation in Product and Process Design

8. Designing Quality Services

9. Managing Supplier Quality in the Supply Chain

9. Appendix: Acceptance Sampling            

                             

PART 3: Implementing Quality

10. The Tools of Quality

11. Statistically Based Quality Improvement for Variables

12. Statistically Based Quality Improvement for Attributes

13. Six Sigma Management and Lean Tools

 

PART 4: Forever Improving the Quality System

14. Managing Quality Improvement Teams and Projects

15. Implementing and Validating the Quality System

 

Appendix

Glossary

Index