Continuous Improvement Series

Series Editors:

Continuous Improvement refers to all aspects of improving processes, products, methodologies, and techniques to ensure they provide more value to customers and are sustainable. This entails topics such as six sigma, lean, design for six sigma, quality, preventative and predictive maintenance and sustainability. Continuous improvement involves using various methodologies to design and measure changes to document the quantitative and qualitative improvements and sustain the gains. This involves breakthrough thinking and changing the culture of an organization. This series will cover the methodological and cultural aspects of driving continuous improvements in all types of organizations for sustainable results. The concepts behind continuous improvement will ensure companies innovate and become the best in class with successful financial impacts.

  • Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Success Through Collaboration book cover

    Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Success Through Collaboration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet Nembhard, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Katherine Coperich

    Success is driven through collaboration. The field of Industrial and Systems Engineering has evolved as a major engineering field with interdisciplinary strength drawn from effective utilization, process improvement, optimization, design, and management of complex systems. It is a broad discipline…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices book cover

    Additive Manufacturing Change Management

    Best Practices, 1st Edition

    By David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, Elizabeth A. Cudney

    Additive Manufacturing (AM) has altered manufacturing as we know it, with shortened development time, increased performance, and reduced product costs. Executive management in industry are bombarded by marketing from their competitors showcasing design solutions leveraged through AM. Therefore,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Healthcare Affordability: Motivate People, Improve Processes, and Increase Performance book cover

    Healthcare Affordability

    Motivate People, Improve Processes, and Increase Performance, 1st Edition

    By Paul Walter Odomirok, Sr.

    Healthcare Affordability: Motivate People, Improve Processes, and Increase Performance applies the Theory of Affordability across the Healthcare Enterprise. Affordability is realized when the Value delivered exceeds the Patient’s requirements, while the expense for the quality resources required to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Robust Quality: Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering book cover

    Robust Quality

    Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Rajesh Jugulum

    Historically, the term quality was used to measure performance in the context of products, processes and systems. With rapid growth in data and its usage, data quality is becoming quite important. It is important to connect these two aspects of quality to ensure better performance. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Statistical Process Control: A Pragmatic Approach book cover

    Statistical Process Control

    A Pragmatic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Mundwiller

    People with minimal math skills, and even those with advanced math skills, have difficulty grasping the intuitive concepts behind Statistical Process Control (SPC). Many practitioners do not understand the concepts behind Control Charts, the differences of out of control and out of specification,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Transforming Organizations: One Process at a Time book cover

    Transforming Organizations

    One Process at a Time, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn A. LeRoy

    This book offers leaders an approach to systemically affect change and create cultures of excellence where staff work together to change the way they view their work. Based on well-known quality concepts, readers will discover the essential concepts and actions that have the power to transform…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Continuous Improvement, Probability, and Statistics: Using Creative Hands-On Techniques book cover

    Continuous Improvement, Probability, and Statistics

    Using Creative Hands-On Techniques, 1st Edition

    By William Hooper

    What happens when the sport of Juggling meets a Statistical Process Control class? This book shows a creative approach to teaching data analysis for continuous improvement. Using step by step instructions, including over 65 photos and 40 graphs, traditional continuous improvement topics (design of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Affordability: Integrating Value, Customer, and Cost for Continuous Improvement book cover

    Affordability

    Integrating Value, Customer, and Cost for Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Paul Walter Odomirok, Sr.

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Design for Six Sigma: A Practical Approach through Innovation book cover

    Design for Six Sigma

    A Practical Approach through Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Cudney, Tina Kanti Agustiady

    Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is an innovative continuous improvement methodology for designing new products, processes, and services by integrating Lean and Six Sigma principles. This book will explain how the DFSS methodology is used to design robust products, processes, or services right the first…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series