April 7, 2014 by Reader's Connection
This in from Central Library’s Betty Tomeo:
Thanks to the American Society for Quality, Indianapolis Section 903, the following quality book titles are now available at the Indianapolis Public Library. This is the Section’s 23rd year of annual donations to the Library.
You can search for these books in our catalog, or click now on any of the titles or on the cover art. Except in the case of the first title on our list, you can request that a book be sent to your nearest branch by clicking on the Make a Request button. To request the 2013-2014 edition of Mark L. Blazey’s Insights to Performance Excellence, you’ll need to speak to a librarian. If you click on Make a Request for that one, you may get an earlier edition.
Insights to Performance Excellence 2013-2014: Understanding the Integrated Management System and the Baldrige Criteria
Mark L. Blazey
The criteria is simplified into understandable and actionable items through the use of simple explanations, flowcharts, and relationship matrices. Examples of effective practices used by recent Baldrige Award-winning organizations are also included. (Again, if you wish to request the 2013-2014 edition, speak to one of our librarians.)
The ASQ Auditing Handbook: Principles, Implementation and Use, 4th ed
J.P. Russell, editor
657.45 ASQ 2013
Corresponding exactly with the ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Book of Knowledge, this best-selling handbook is meant for studying for the CQA exam. It also serves as a single source for quality, environmental, safety and health auditors, audit manager, and audit teams.
The Certified Reliability Engineer Handbook, 2nd ed.
Donald W. Benbow & Hugh W. Broome
620.00452 BEN 2013
The structure of this book is based on the ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Body of Knowledge. Prediction, estimation, and appropriation methodology; failure mode analysis and planning; and understanding human factors in reliability are just a few of the topics discussed.
Change or Die: The Business Process Improvement Manual
Change or Die: The Business Process Improvement Manual
Maxine Attong & Terrence Metz
658.4063 ATT 2013
Presented here is a business process improvement (BPI) method that promotes the use of facilitator-led workshops to help you and your team make better decisions.
The Essential Deming: Leadership Principles from the Father of Quality
W. Edwards Deming ; edited by Joyce Nilsson Orsini, Ph.D.
658.562 DEM 2013
Referred to as the “high prophet of quality” by the New York Times, Deming was instrumental in the rise of Japanese industry after World War II. Using previously unavailable material, Deming expert Joyce Orsini presents the legendary thinker’s most important management principles.
Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence 2013-2014
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at National Institute of Standards and Technology
The 2013-2014 Baldrige criteria build on a 25 year tradition. A renewed focus is being placed on innovation management, intelligent risk, and strategic priorities; social media; operational effectiveness; and work systems and core competencies.
Implementing ISO/IEC 17025: 2005: A Practical Guide
001.40218 MEH 2013
Laboratory accreditation is the unique purpose of ISO/IEC 17025-2005. It is not unusual for laboratories to retain dual certification to ISO 9001 and to ISO/IEC 17025-2005. This book highlights the differences between the two accreditations.
ISO 9001: 2008 Explained, 3rd ed.
Charles A. Cianfrani , John E “Jack” West, & Joseph J. Tsiakals
658.562 CIA 2009
Learn how making ISO 9001 QMS the principle management system of your company will drive sustainable growth and achieve innovation in your products and services.
Lean Acres: A Tale of Strategic Innovation and Improvement in Farm-liar Setting
658.4012 BOW 2011
This book uses as its basis a story. You are asked to consider a complex environment where numerous functional units perceive their requirements to be exclusive and unique. Follow these individuals as they work together using the four basic quality methodologies (lean, Six Sigma, theory of constraints, and business process re-engineering).
Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, & Employee Engagement, 2nd ed
658.562 GRA 2012
Hospitals can use the lean management system to improve safety, quality, access, and morale while reducing costs.
The Lean Turnaround: How Business Lenders Use Lean Principles to Create Value and Transform Their Company
658.4013 BYR 2013
Art Byrne is famous for turning around Wireworld, the wire management company. He rethought every aspect of the company from the customer’s perspective. Learn how he used lean strategy to turn around 30 companies worldwide.
The Metrology Handbook, 2nd ed.
Jay L. Bucher, ed.
620.0044 MET 2012
Basic metrology and calibration principles are set forth in this practical reference guide.
The Outstanding Organization: Generate Business Results by Eliminating Chaos and Building the Foundation for Everyday Excellence
658 MAR 2012
Martin’s system uses four key behaviors to promote effectiveness – clarity, focus, discipline and engagement.
Performance Metrics: The Levers for Process Management
658.4013 OKE 2013
Guidance is given on how to select appropriate metrics that will successfully guide people and processes in the direction the organization wants to go.
A Practical Field Guide for AS9100C, 2nd ed.
Erik Valdemar Myhrberg, Dawn Holly Crabree, & Rudy “RE” Hacker
658.562 MYH 2010
Step by step assistance is given to implementing a quality management system (QMS) in conformance with AS9100C. Also included are flowcharts showing the steps to be taken in implementing a QMS to meet a sub-clause’s requirements.
Principles of Quality Costs: Financial Measures for Strategic Implementation of Quality Management, 4th ed
Douglas C. Wood, ed.
658.4013 PRI 2013
This updated popular title covers everything you need to know about quality costs.
New material on ISO 9000, costs systems in small businesses, and activity-based costing is also included.
Quality Improvement Through Planned Experimentation, 3rd ed.
Ronald Moen, Thomas Nolan, & Lloyd Provost
658.562 MOE 2012
This authoritative guide encourages the sequential building of knowledge essential to implementing effective improvements. Use the end-of-chapter exercises and forms to help you integrate the methods into your daily work.
Statistics for Six Sigma Made Easy! revised & updated, 2nd ed.
658.562 BRU 2012
This book promises to help you conquer your fear of six sigma statistics.
Statistical Process Control for the FDA-Regulated Industry
Manuel E. Pena-Rodriguez
658.562 PEN 2012
This book is a how-to guide about the application of the various statistical tools used to analyze and improve process in organizations that are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to be an intensive course in statistics.
Supply Chain Transformation: Building and Executing an Integrated Supply Chain Strategy
Paul J. Dittmann
658.7 DIT 2013
Thousands of U.S. companies never consider the supply chain in their business plan. Sixty percent of a firm’s total costs are attributed to the supply chain. Learn how to create a supply chain that drives revenue and maximizes profitability.