Quality Management Products

  • ISO 9001:2015 for Small Businesses

    6th Edition

    By Ray Tricker

    Small businesses face many challenges today, including the increasing demand by larger companies for ISO 9001compliance, a challenging task for any organization and in particular for a small business without quality assurance experts on its payroll. Ray Tricker has already guided hundreds of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Agile Project Management

    By Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella

    A recent study conducted by the IT Process Institute indicates that implementing a high level of agility is the key that unlocks performance potential in organizations. Agile Project Management introduces a basic Agile primer that focuses on building and improving project management knowledge in a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • A Stakeholder Approach to Managing Food

    Local, National, and Global Issues

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Martin K. Hingley, Robert J. Angell, Juliet Memery

    This research anthology explores the concept of food production and supply, from farm gate to plate, bringing together contemporary thinking and research on local, national, and global issues from a stakeholder perspective. A Stakeholder Approach to Managing Food includes a number of sections to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge
    Food and Agricultural Marketing

  • 10 Essentials for High Performance Quality in the 21st Century

    By Diomidis H. Stamatis

    As a society, we tend to reward problem solvers, rather than those who prevent problems at their source. In other words, we focus on after-the-fact occurrences (appraisal activities) instead of trying to eliminate these occurrences (preventing activities). Discussing and evaluating the core…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22
    Productivity Press

  • Why Safety Cultures Degenerate

    And How To Revive Them

    By Johan Berglund

    From Chernobyl to Fukushima, have we come full circle, where formalisation has replaced ambiguity and a decadent style of management, to the point where it is becoming counter-productive? Safety culture is a contested concept and a complex phenomenon, which has been much debated in recent years. In…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • ISO 9001:2015 In Brief

    4th Edition

    By Ray Tricker

    ISO 9001: 2015 In Brief provides an introduction to quality management systems for students, newcomers and busy executives, with a user friendly, simplified explanation of the history, the requirements and benefits of the new standard. This short, easy-to-understand reference tool also helps…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • ISO 9001:2015 Audit Procedures

    4th Edition

    By Ray Tricker

    Revised and fully, ISO 9001:2015 Audit Procedures describes the methods for completing management reviews and quality audits and describes the changes made to the standards for 2015 and how they are likely to impact on your own audit procedures. Now in its fourth edition, this text includes…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • Lean Six Sigma for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    A Practical Guide

    By Jiju Antony, S. Vinodh, E. V. Gijo

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18
    CRC Press

  • A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability

    Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

    By Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Technological Challenges and Management

    Matching Human and Business Needs

    Edited by Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim

    Today’s organizations find themselves in a race to adopt new technologies in order to keep up with their competition. However, two questions must be answered: Are these organizations ready for new technological advancements, and are these new technologies appropriate for every organization?…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12
    CRC Press
    Manufacturing Design and Technology

  • Quality by Experimental Design, Fourth Edition

    By Thomas B. Barker, Andrew Milivojevich

    Achieve Technological Advancements in Applied Science and Engineering Using Efficient Experiments That Consume the Least Amount of Resources Written by longtime experimental design guru Thomas B. Barker and experimental development/Six Sigma expert Andrew Milivojevich, Quality by Experimental…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Systems Design and Engineering

    Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects

    By G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink

    As its name implies, the aim of Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects is to help systems engineers develop the skills and thought processes needed to successfully develop and implement engineered systems. Such expertise typically does not come through…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    CRC Press

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