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Total quality management for the food industries / by Wilbur A. Gould.

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Subject: Food industry and trade > Quality control.
Total quality management.
Aliments > Industrie et commerce > Qualité > Contrôle.
Qualité totale.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781845696160
  • ISBN: 1845696166
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (164 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Baltimore, MD : CTI Publications, 1992.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-157) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Introduction to total quality management (TQM) -- 2. Philosophy of TQM -- 3. The management of TQM -- 4. People and team building -- 5. Variation -- 6. Statistical process control and statistical quality control -- 7. Problem solving -- brainstorming -- 8. Problem solving -- Pareto principle -- 9. Problem solving -- frequency distributions, histogram, probability plots, specifications, and capability index -- 10. Problem solving -- process flow chart or diagram and quality assurance-critical control point identification -- 11. Problem solving -- cause and effect diagram -- 12. Problem solving -- variable and attribute charting or X bar and R chart deployment -- 13. Problem solving -- correlation charting or scatter diagrams -- 14. Design of experiments -- 15. Samples and sampling -- 16. Communications -- 17. The cost of quality -- 18. Rewards & recognitions -- 19. Questions to be answered when implementing a TQM program -- 20. Lauching your total quality management program.
Summary: This book was written with a total focus on the food industry, designed for the food industry and the food industry alone.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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