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UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO QUALITY MANAGEMENT 9
Definitions – TOM framework, benefits, awareness and obstacles. Quality – vision, mission and policy statements. Customer Focus – customer perception of quality, Translating needs into requirements, customer retention. Dimensions of product and service quality. Cost of quality.
UNIT II PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHIES OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT 9
Overview of the contributions of Deming, Juran Crosby, Masaaki Imai, Feigenbaum, Ishikawa, Taguchi techniques – introduction, loss function, parameter and tolerance design, signal to noise ratio. Concepts of Quality circle, Japanese 5S principles and 8D methodology.
UNIT III STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL AND PROCESS CAPABILITY 9
Meaning and significance of statistical process control (SPC) – construction of control charts for variables and attributed.
Process capability – meaning, significance and measurement – Six sigma concepts of process capability.
Reliability concepts – definitions, reliability in series and parallel, product life characteristics curve.Total productive maintenance (TMP) – relevance to TQM, Terotechnology. Business process re-engineering (BPR) – principles, applications, reengineering process, benefits and limitations.
UNIT IV TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITY MANAGEMENT 9
Quality functions development (QFD) – Benefits, Voice of customer, information organization, House of quality (HOQ), building a HOQ, QFD process. Failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) – requirements of reliability, failure rate, FMEA stages, design, process and documentation. Seven old (statistical) tools. Seven new management tools. Bench marking and POKA YOKE.
UNIT V QUALITY SYSTEMS ORGANIZING AND IMPLEMENTATION 9
Introduction to IS/ISO 9004:2000 – quality management systems – guidelines for performance improvements. Quality Audits. TQM culture, Leadership – quality council, employee involvement, motivation, empowerment,...