For decades, Juran's Quality Handbook has been the one essential reference in quality management and engineering—the ultimate authoritative source of answers on quality applications, procedures, techniques, and strategies. Now this Fifth Edition—a major revision and the first new edition of Juran's Quality Handbook in more than 10 years—forges a new standard in tools for quality. Bringing managers and engineers the most up-to-date methods, research, and theory, under the guidance of a team of the world's top experts, Juran's shows you how to plan for quality, achieve quality control, and ensure quality results. Packed with new methods, research, and thought on quality, and emphasizing the need for quality software and quality software development methods, this completely updated classic also gives you new information, new techniques, and new applications. Broad in scope and inclusive in methodology, Juran's Quality Handbook is the reference of choice for anyone concerned with quality in business, manufacturing, or engineering. Whether you're just beginning your journey or a longtime traveler on the quality path, this book is the best possible companion for your voyage.
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Buyer's Guide Best-selling industrial engineering books By Monica Elliot Considered the essential reference in quality engineering and management practices, this international standard has been completely updated. Contributed, revised, and edited by a global team of industry experts, the fifth edition has an emphasis on software and provides coverage of the newest methods in planning, control, and results. Written for managers, quality and industrial engineers, and students, this title reaches beyond the management side to address new customer service, supplier relations, and worldwide market standard considerations. Subjects include ISO 9000 and QS 9000; software development; total quality management; self-directing teams; Taguchi methods and techniques; benchmarking; statistical problem solving; and more. ( IEEE 2000-12-01)About the Author:
Dr. Joseph. M. Juran, Co-Editor-in-Chief, publishes the leading reference and training materials on managing for quality, a field he has led internationally for decades. A graduate in engineering and law, Dr. Juran helped to create the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and has received over 40 medals and awards from 12 countries, including The Order of the Sacred Treasure from the Emperor of Japan, and the National Medal of Technology from the President of the United States for "his lifetime work of providing the key principles and methods by which enterprises manage the quality of their products and processes, enhancing their ability to compete in the global marketplace." Among his 20 books, the Handbook is the international reference standard.
A. Blanton Godfrey, Ph.D., Co-Editor-in-Chief, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Juran Institute. A former head of the Quality Department of AT&T Bell Laboratories, he is a co-author of Modern Methods for Quality Control and Improvement and Curing Health Care. He contributed to the creation of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and served as a judge from 1988-1990. He holds a Ph.D. in statistics from Florida State University.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071165398