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  • Presentationeze.com

    The Information you need, provided in a easy to understand, visual format.

    Tags: Lean Manufacturing, Just In Time, Statistical Process Control, Process Validation, TQM

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  • TQM: A Need for Speed of Innovation

    The emergence of total quality management (TQM) has been one of the major developments in management practice. The recognition of TQM as a competitive advantage is wide spread around the world and today, very few (especially manufacturing) companies can afford to ignore the term TQM (Dean and Bow...

    Tags: Operations & Supply Chain, innovation, total quality management, TQM

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  • How to Achieve Personal Growth Using Lean Six Sigma?

    “If you work hard for your job, you make a living. But, if you work hard on yourself, you can make a fortune.” – Jim RohnMy first inspirational book, about change and personal growth, was about Total Quality Management. The first question that came to my mind, while reading En...

    Tags: Operations & Supply Chain, lean management, six sigma, total quality management, TQM

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  • Could Six Sigma have more harmed than helped?

    I started my career in the heyday of Total Quality Management (TQM) in France, beginning of the 1980’s and witnessed over the following years how the TQM trainings and deployments built a quality-aware culture in the companies and spread to everyday’s life. Over time though, other &l...

    Tags: Operational Excellence, black belt, DMAIC, Pareto, quality circles, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, TQM

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  • What is Gemba Kaizen?

    There is a famous quote by former US President Harry S. Truman that goes, “I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them.” Regardless of what business you are in, problems will arise and sometimes these p...

    Tags: lean manufacturing, six sigma, process, continous improvement, Lean Manufacturing, gemba, jit, kaizen, tpm, tqm

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  • Armand Vallin Feigenbaum and His Contributions to Process Improvement

    Armand V. Feigenbaum is an American quality specialist who devised the concept of Total Quality Control (TQC). This concept later became the foundation stone of the stream of TQM (Total Quality Management). Early Life, Work & Contributions Armand V. Feigenbaum earned his master’s and d...

    Tags: Business, process improvement, six sigma, total quality control, total quality management, tqc, tqm

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  • 4 Practical Process Improvement Methods for an Academic Institution

    A key part of Business Process Management (BPM) is the application of process improvement methods. These methods are a representation of an overall approach toward achievement of efficiency and reduction of waste. Although these methods are often erroneously equated to Business Process Management...

    Tags: Business, bpm, business process management, Kaizen, lean, pdca cycle, six sigma, six sigma methodology, total quality management, tqm

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  • Major Contributors to the Theory and Practice of Process Improvement

    In its most general sense, process improvement is an analysis of a series of set actions, especially in business, that is aimed at both improving quality and decreasing costs. The theory and practice of process improvement have increasingly been applied in various industries and corporate sector...


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  • 4 Myths About Process Improvement

    Process Improvement text on torn paper. 4 Myths About Process Improvement Six Sigma is one of the most popular process improvement methodologies in the world, despite there be a number of them. However, process improvement itself is one term that many people have strong feelings about. Depending ...

    Tags: Business, improve a process, methodology, six sigma, total quality management, toyota production system, tps, tqm

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