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Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence 10th Edition

James R. Evans | William M. Lindsay

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  • ISBN-10: 1337250147
  • ISBN-13: 9781337250146
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  • ISBN-10: 1305662547
  • ISBN-13: 9781305662544
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Overview

The definitive market leader, MANAGING FOR QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE, 10TH EDITION delivers unmatched coverage and insightful comparisons that highlight the intricacies of quality management. Built upon the proven experience of well-known authors and examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige Award, this edition presents fundamental principles and historical foundations of total quality with an emphasis on high-performance management practices. Unrivaled coverage reviews ISO 9000 certification standards, Six Sigma, and the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award standards. Current examples emphasize a managerial focus and technical topics. Coverage for ASQ certification helps students prepare to become Certified Quality Managers.

James R. Evans, University of Cincinnati

James R. Evans is a professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. His served as president of the Decision Sciences Institute 1997–1998 and 11 years on the Board of Examiners and Panel of Judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He has been editor of the Quality Management Journal, published by the American Society for Quality, and served on editorial boards of numerous other journals. Dr. Evans has published more than 90 refereed papers and more than 30 editions of books. During the annual Quality Congress in May 2004, the American Society for Quality presented Dr. Evans and co-author Bill Lindsay with the Philip B. Crosby Medal for writing THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF QUALITY, 6E. The Crosby medal was presented “for authoring a distinguished book contributing significantly to the extension of the philosophy and application of the principles, methods, and techniques of quality management.”

William M. Lindsay, Northern Kentucky University

William M. Lindsay is Professor Emeritus of Management at Northern Kentucky University. In addition to coauthoring eight editions of MANAGING FOR QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE (including predecessors), he is the coauthor of TOTAL QUALITY AND ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. He served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for four years, as a judge for the Kentucky Quality Award for five years, and as a judge for the Seasongood Innovation Awards for the city of Cincinnati for three years. He is a senior member and past president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, past president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Association for Quality and Participation, and a member of the American Society for Quality, in addition to other professional organizations. Dr. Lindsay continues to teach MBA courses in quality management and project management. He serves as a board member of CLASP, a local nonprofit after-school program for elementary-age children, and is an active volunteer at his church. He earned a BSIE from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MS in engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an MBA and Ph.D. from Georgia State University.
  • Providing students with an assortment of hands-on applications, “Bonus Materials” are available on the student companion website and include additional cases, summaries of key points and terminology, supplementary topics, and added cases and Quality in Practice features.
  • The text’s comprehensive coverage includes most of the body of knowledge (BOK) required for ASQ certification as a Certified Quality Manager.

Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Brief Contents.
Preface.
Part I: PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT.
1. Introduction to Quality.
2. Foundations of Quality Management.
3. Customer Focus.
4. Workforce Focus.
5. Process Focus.
Part II: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITY.
6. Statistical Methods in Quality Management.
7. Design for Quality and Product Excellence.
8. Measuring and Controlling Quality.
9. Process Improvement and Six Sigma.
Part III: BEYOND QUALITY MANAGEMENT: MANAGING FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE.
10. The Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence.
11. Strategy and Performance Excellence.
12. Measurement and Knowledge Management for Performance Excellence.
13. Leadership for Performance Excellence.
14. Building and Sustaining Quality and Performance Excellence.
Appendixes.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Website

ISBN: 9781305662568
This website provides a variety of resources to help students review for class, including chapter outlines, glossaries, flashcards, and learning objectives.

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