eBook Total Quality Management for the Food Industries, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1845696166
  • ISBN-13: 9781845696160
  • DDC: 664.07
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 165 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This is the complete interactive instruction book, easily followed, yet technically complete for the advanced food manager, by a proven expert in the field. This book was written with a total focus on the food industry, designed for the food industry and the food industry alone. Total quality management is the only answer to guide a food firm, its people, its quality of products and improve its productivity. It ensures that service and the food product meets expectation. Every firm that endorses, resources, and practices a total quality Management program will find great and meaningful accomplishments today and in the immediate future. It’s the right step to achieve excellence and the development of satisfied customers. It will help you to more than meet your competition and build your bottom line. This book was written with a total focus on the Food Industry, designed for the food industry and the food industry alone.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Author.
Table of Contents.
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, Histograms, Probability Plots, Specifications, and Capability Index.
10: Problem Solving — Process Flow Chart or Diagram and Quality Assurance - Critical Control Point Indentification.
11: Problem Solving — Cause and Effect Diagram.
12: Problem Solving — Variable and Attribute Charting or X Bar and R Bar Chart Development.
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: Launching Your Total Quality Management Program.
Symbols, Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Their Meaning.
TQM Terms and Terminologies.