Strategic Continuous Process Improvement (Mechanical Engineering)

McGraw-Hill Education

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  • Publish Date: 2011-11-14
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Gerhard Plenert

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Proven methods for achieving continuous process improvement

Resolve quality chaos by creating a link between quality problems and their optimal solutions. With a focus on building an integrated quality environment, Strategic Continuous Process Improvement: Which Quality Tools to Use and When to Use Them begins by discussing the different types of continuous process improvement (CPI) systems available.

This practical guide explains how to implement a strategic performance model and select and integrate appropriate metrics to achieve desired results. Tested techniques for executing an improvement process are included along with real-world examples. The book concludes with a plan to help you sustain an ongoing culture of continuous quality improvement in your organization.

Find out how to:

  • Identify CPI opportunities
  • Evaluate various CPI options using comparative benchmarks
  • Understand the characteristics of each quality option
  • Map CPI characteristics against quality problems
  • Select the appropriate tool to fit a specific quality problem
  • Recognize the role of governance and performance reviews
  • Cascade and communicate CPI throughout your organization
  • Move the needle toward successful process optimization

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