Quality Control & Reliability Products

  • Project Management, Review, and Assessment

    By H. James Harrington, William S. Ruggles

    This book is provides guidance to a project improvement team (PIT) on how to manage and assess an improvement initiative. It includes helpful tips on how to develop the detailed project plan and how to implement the project plan. It includes information on how to review the project from various…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Handbook of Measurements

    Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Planning, measuring, and paying attention to details form the basis for all successful engineering operations. Measurements pervade everything we do and must be viewed from a systems perspective. A comprehensive all-encompassing guide to measurements, Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Creative Thinking for Business Leaders

    How to Accomplish Successful Ideation through Creative Resilience

    By Benjamin Watson

    Creative thinking, which the most successful companies that develop the most innovative products rely on, has evolved into to creative resilience – the technique to persevere with problems and solve them faster. The approach will help business leaders create both the physical and mental agility to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Productivity Press

  • Cementing Customer Relationships

    By H. James Harrington, Thomas H. Carmody

    This book defines how 21st century technologies are changing the way companies interface with customers as well as discuss customer trend tools and the identification of future markets and new demand. It examines customer alignment tools and derivative models, customer engagement tools, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Rules of the Road for Entrepreneurs

    A Map for a Successful Journey

    By H. James Harrington, Shane P. Rogers

    This book combines the knowledge, skills, and risks taken by a young entrepreneur with those acquired by a senior entrepreneur. Dr. Harrington is well-known for his work with many organizations around the world at refining and improving their manufacturing and business processes, organizational…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Lean Culture for the Construction Industry

    Building Responsible and Committed Project Teams, Second Edition

    By Gary Santorella

    Lean tools alone don't lead to successful Lean initiatives: The missing piece is culture. The author will revise all chapters based on new insights and will expand the chapter on relationships between owners and architects as Kaizan events on culture/vulnerability-based trust improved processes and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Profit Improvement through Supplier Enhancement

    By Ralph R. Pawlak

    This book deals with the improvement of suppliers in order to increase a company's top and bottom-line. The enhancement of suppliers can be accomplished in a series of steps when conditions warrant intervention. They can also be generated through direct quality mentoring when the supplier does not…

    Paperback – 2017-04-18 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control,Third Edition

    By Edward G. Schilling, Dean V. Neubauer

    Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Third Edition presents the state of the art in the methodology of sampling while integrating both theory and best practices. It discusses various standards, including those from the ISO, MIL-STD and ASTM and explores how to set quality levels. The book also…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • How to Engage, Involve, and Motivate Employees

    Building a Culture of Lean Leadership and Two-Way Communication

    By Janis Allen, Michael McCarthy

    This book, which takes the employees' perspective, illustrates what works and what doesn't work to engage, involve, and motivate a workforce. Through examples, it shows how the "engage" methodology links to the Lean Process. While focusing on the softer/"people" part of Lean, it maximizes the value…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Productivity Press

  • Reliability Models for Engineers and Scientists

    By Mark P. Kaminskiy

    A discussion of the basic reliability concepts and models, Reliability Models for Engineers and Scientists demystifies modern mathematical reliability models. Requiring very little mathematical background on the reader’s part, this concise book introduces the models by focusing on their physical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Maintenance, Replacement, and Reliability

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Andrew K.S. Jardine, Albert H.C. Tsang

    A completely revised and updated edition of a bestseller, Maintenance, Replacement, and Reliability: Theory and Applications, Second Edition supplies the tools needed for making data-driven physical asset management decisions. The well-received first edition quickly became a mainstay for professors…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

  • Continuous Improvement, Probability, and Statistics

    Using Creative Hands-On Techniques

    By William Hooper

    This book is for those that have struggled with the concept of statistics, have a genuine fear of data, and think the world of continuous improvement and experimentation is designed for few to understand. This book answers the question, why can’t every operator, technician, student, manager and…

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

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