Since more and more sophisticated IT tools are being used to manage the data and the business, the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) concept is being adopted by many industries. Present day managers need a good grounding not only in the manufacturing technology but also must have an understanding of the IT tools that are used in managing the industry. In From Quality to Virtual Corporation: An Integrated Approach, the author shares his experiences in implementing the principles of Quality Systems in the manufacturing and the software industries.
Preface. List of Figures. List of Tables. List of Boxes. Introduction. Need for Integrated Approach. IT Tools and Quality Issues. CIM and Data Transfer. CAD and Product Data Management. Future Trends. Bibliography. Appendices: Pioneers of Quality Movement. Vocabulary. Quality Manual. Quality System, Audit, and Registration. Examples Related to Quality Document. Index.