Management

Management

Six Sigma Redefined

Applying Six Sigma can be deceptively intimidating.
November 7, 2013
Knowing the process counts more than data.
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Case Study

Process-controlled Hard Turning Cell Pays for Itself in 18 Days

Texas shop’s automation team deploys Equator™ programmable gages for measuring and sorting mud-motor bearings.
November 7, 2013
Conroe Machine is doing what most machine shops only dream of—hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a “self controlled” process.
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Case Study

Implementing a Calibration Management System in 3 Days Flat

Progressive Turnings goes from “problem” to “problem solved” in record time.
November 7, 2013
Wednesday was quickly starting to feel like a Monday. It looked like the company’s aging calibration management software finally turned in its resignation.
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Speaking of Quality

Happy World Quality Month!

Celebrate the accomplishments of those in the quality field.
November 6, 2013
This article is about you. World Quality month is for you.
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Other Dimensions

Another Look at Gage Block Calibration

The two-part series on gage block calibration continues.
November 6, 2013
The long awaited moment has arrived. Your blocks are back from the lab complete with a calibration report outlining the measured size of each piece in the set. Now what?
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Legal Insight

Contractor Agreements and Accident Reports

Take these measures to reduce risk and improve long term profitability.
November 6, 2013
Property owners hire many types of contractors, and their actions or negligence may cause accidents.
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Face of quality

Protect Your Reputation

LACK OF RIGOR, DISCIPLINE can have negative consequences.
November 6, 2013
As a society we are inundated daily with bad news about the economy.
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From the Editor

Shutting Down the Shutdown

What our politicians could learn from the quality industry.
November 6, 2013
As I write this, it is day 10—day 10 of a government shutdown in the United States.
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Going Lean: The Journey to Lean Manufacturing

November 4, 2013
Lean manufacturing is an indirect decedent of the early manufacturing methods used during the industrial revolution. The industrial revolution was followed by the American system of manufactures and the quest for interchangeable parts.
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Speaking of Quality

What Does (Cost of) Quality Mean?

Many of the terms used to define cost of quality are incorrect.
October 10, 2013

In 2011, Sipho Tjabadi, general manager, Eskom Quality Management, South Africa, spoke at the ASQ Audit Division Conference.


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Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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