The ASQ CQE Study Guide

Author: Connie M. Borror,Sarah E. Burke
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899199
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 254
View: 6119
This book is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) exam and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook. Section 1 provides 380 practice questions organized by the seven parts of the 2015 Body of Knowledge (BOK). Section 2 gives the reader 205 additional practice questions from each of the seven parts, in a randomized order. For every question in both sections, detailed solutions are provided that explain why each answer is the correct one and also which section of the BOK the question corresponds to so that any further study needed can be focused on specific sections. A secondary audience is those taking exams for ASQ certifications whose BOKs’ have some crossover with the CQE. Namely, the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), and Certified Quality Inspector (CQI). Using this guide in studying for any of these exams would be extremely useful, particularly for the statistics portions of the BOKs. Unlike other resources on the market, all these questions and solutions were developed specifically to address the 2015 CQE Body of Knowledge and help those studying for it, including taking into account the proper depth of knowledge and required levels of cognition. None of this material has appeared in any previous resource or been shoehorned into fitting under the BOK’s topics. NOTE: Practice/sample test questions such as those in this study guide cannot be taken into ASQ certification exam rooms.

The ASQ CSQP Study Guide

Author: Mark Allen Durivage,Edward Cook
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899709
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 192
View: 581
This book is primarily meant to aid those taking the ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) exam and is best used in conjunction with The Certified Supplier Quality Professional Handbook. Section I provides 336 practice questions organized by the seven parts of the 2016 Body of Knowledge (BoK). Section II gives the reader a 150-question practice exam comprising each of the nine parts of the BoK, in a randomized order that simulates the actual certification exam. Unlike other resources on the market, all these questions and solutions were developed specifically to address the 2016 CSQP Body of Knowledge and help those studying for the certification, including considering the proper depth of knowledge and required levels of cognition.

Splitting the DMAIC

Unleashing the Power of Continuous Improvement
Author: Tom Quick
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899792
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 112
View: 8553
In 1917, we split the atom and released an incredible force for destruction. In 2019, we split the DMAIC and released an even bigger force for improvement. There is no doubt that the various improvement methods work. Whether it is PDCA or 7-Step problem-solving or A3 or Is–Is Not or DMAIC or any other tool, it has been used to great success in many organizations stretching back over decades. But why have some organizations been wildly successful with these and others not? The reason is that much of today’s continuous improvement (CI) training is focused on tools. Training includes days or even weeks working through every possible tool a practitioner of CI might need. But rather than teach people about a set of tools that they might or might not use, why not teach them how to accomplish a specific objective? Why not give them a path for solving a particular type of problem that works most of the time? This way, anyone anywhere can make CI work by “splitting the DMAIC.” This book shows four typical paths through the DMAIC process to accomplish four different objectives: -Reduce variability of a characteristic-Reduce failures of a machine-Reduce waste in a process-Reduce the frequency of a defect For each path, the following is presented: Methodology—an overview of the purpose and actual steps through the DMAIC process for that path.Step Details—a detailed description of each step including specific tools used.Checklist—a simple one-page sheet that anyone can use as a guide along the path. Think of these as a new app called DMAIC Maps, which helps people get around the DMAIC world the same way Google Maps helps in the real world. Project selection and team management are also discussed, since the choice of projects is crucial to creating context and therefore success.

Lean Tactics for Architects, Engineers, and IPD Contractors

Author: J.T. Brown
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899660
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 204
View: 2978
Implementing lean is the best way to become a high-performing design firm. By improving design and construction services production, architecture/engineering/IPD construction (A/E/C) firms automatically improve their design products and their profitability. They have great repeat clients, they do wonderful design, they have fewer lawsuits, and contractors respect them. Good project management is absolutely critical to A/E/C business success, and applying lean design processes is the most effective way to improve project management. Doing it right takes determination, and it will significantly change the way you work. It’s not rocket science, but it’s also not for the timid. However, it will be well worth it: when lean design is functioning properly and your firm becomes very high-performing, you could be earning a consistent 30% profit while providing better services and projects. This book will show you how to become one of the really high-performing firms!

The Probability Workbook

Author: Mary McShane-Vaughn
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899571
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 576
View: 4359
The best way to master probability is to work problems—lots of them. Through repeated practice, formerly fuzzy concepts begin to make sense, and solution strategies become clear. The Probability Workbook is a companion to The Probability Handbook, which covers counting techniques, probability rules, discrete probability distributions, and continuous probability distributions. This workbook offers more than 400 problems covering a wide range of probability techniques and distributions. From poker problems, to famous problems by luminaries in the field such as Pascal, Fermat, Bertrand, Fisher, and Deming, this one-of-a-kind book gives detailed numerical solutions and explanations presented in a conversational way. There are general probability questions involving travel itineraries, baseball, and birth orders, as well as more real-world applications such as quality inspection, reliability, statistical process control, and simulation. Problems applicable to the manufacturing, healthcare, business, and hospitality and tourism industries are included. For example, how many ways can the letters Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y be arranged? In poker, how many ways can a player be dealt a royal flush? If 4.5% of a hospital’s admissions are due to community-acquired and records show that the probability that a pneumonia patient is readmitted within 30 days of discharge is 14.6%. The readmission rate for all other diagnoses is 12.1%, what is the probability that a patient is readmitted given that he had pneumonia? For easy reference, each numbered problem in the workbook is categorized by broad topic area, and then by a more detailed, descriptive title. In addition to the topic and title, the level of difficulty is displayed for each problem using a die icon. This workbook is an invaluable resource for the probability portions of ASQ’s CQE, CSSGB, CSSBB, CSSMBB, and CRE exams. For those interested in taking a certification exam, the 50 multiple-choice questions found on the CD-ROM will be a good study resource. The questions draw from topics throughout the text, presented in random order.

Sicherheit der Elektrizitätsversorgung

Das Spannungsfeld von Wirtschaftlichkeit und Umweltverträglichkeit
Author: Aaron Praktiknjo
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 365804344X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 140
View: 1618
​Deutschland hat im internationalen Vergleich eines der zuverlässigsten Elektrizitätssysteme. Jedoch befindet sich die Elektrizitätsversorgung in einer Transformation von fossiler zu regenerativer Erzeugung. Die Kosten der Versorgungssicherheit werden aufgrund zusätzlichen Bedarfs an Investitionen in Technologien wie Backup-Kraftwerke oder Speicher zukünftig ansteigen. Welches Sicherheitsniveau ist für die verschiedenen Kunden tatsächlich gesellschaftlich optimal? Die Antwort auf diese Frage hängt davon ab, welche Kosten Verbrauchern bei Stromunterbrechungen entstehen. Unter Umständen ist es sinnvoller, Verbraucher kurzfristig abzuschalten, anstatt diese für wenige Stunden mit teuren Kraftwerken und Speichern zu versorgen. Hierfür ist aber letztlich ein breiter gesellschaftlicher Konsens hinsichtlich der Präferenzen zwischen Versorgungssicherheit, Klimaschutz und Kernenergieausstieg notwendig. Aaron Praktiknjo befasst sich in dieser Monographie mit diesen Fragestellungen und liefert wertvolle methodische und empirische Hinweise.

Das Lean Six Sigma Toolbook

Mehr als 100 Werkzeuge zur Verbesserung der Prozessgeschwindigkeit und -qualität
Author: Michael L. George,David Rowlands,Marc Price,John Maxey
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648539
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 275
View: 832
Die Referenz zum Verständnis der Konzepte und Werkzeuge von Lean Six Sigma: Six Sigma ist ein statistisches Qualitätsziel und zugleich ein Instrument des Qualitätsmanagements. Ausgangspunkt dieser auf Effizienz und Qualität ausgerichteten Methode ist die Zieldefinition. Danach wird die Fehlerabweichung von diesem Idealziel ermittelt. Ihr Kernelement ist also die Beschreibung, Messung, Analyse, Verbesserung und Überwachung von Geschäftsprozessen unter anderem mit statistischen Mitteln. Dabei orientieren sich die Ziele an Prozesskennzahlen eines Unternehmens und an den Kundenbedürfnissen. In diesem Buch werden alle wichtigen Werkzeuge zur Anwendung von Lean Six Sigma vorgestellt und systematisch auf ihre Einsatzgebiete hin eingeordnet. Detaillierte Erläuterungen helfen zu verstehen, welches Werkzeug wann, wie und warum einzusetzen ist. Aus dem Inhalt: - Voice of the Customer - Wertstromanalyse und Prozessflussdiagramme - Datenerhebung und Abweichungsanalysen - Fehlerursachen identifizieren und verifizieren - Minderung der Durchlaufzeiten und der nicht-wertschöpfenden Kosten - Komplexität und Komplexitätsanalyse - Auswahl und Pilotierung von Lösungen Michael L. George ist Chairman der George Group, der weltweit führenden Six-Sigma-Beratung. David Rowlands ist Vice President für Six Sigma bei der North American Solution Group, einer Division von Xerox. Marc Pice und John Maxey sind Mitarbeiter der George Group. Die Übersetzung dieses Buchs wurde vom Six-Sigma-Experten Dirk Dose, Partner bei der PPI AG (, und seinem Team vorgenommen. Er verfügt über umfangreiche Beratungspraxis mit Prozessoptimierungsprojekten, bei denen Six Sigma zur Verbesserung von Geschäftsprozessen eingesetzt wurde. Lean Six Sigma ist eine der führenden Techniken zur Maximierung der Prozesseffizienz und zur Steuerung jedes Schritts eines Geschäftsprozesses. Mit dem Lean Six Sigma Toolbook werden Sie entdecken, wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen auf ein neues Niveau der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit heben können.

Verbales Judo

Die sanfte Kunst der Überzeugung
Author: George J. Thompson,Jerry B. Jenkins
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 3961212090
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 320
View: 7232
Mit diesem Longseller aus den USA lernt der Leser, wie er die größten Kommunikationsfehler durch einfache, leicht zu merkende Strategien vermeiden kann. Verbales Judo ist die Kunst, auf jeden Schlagabtausch perfekt vorbereitet zu sein. Effektiver zuhören und sprechen, andere durch Empathie für sich einnehmen, Konflikte entschärfen und einvernehmlich mit dem Partner oder dem Chef eine Lösung finden: All das und noch viel mehr verspricht George J. Thompson. Mit diesen Tipps muss man keinen Konflikt mehr scheuen!

Schreiben wie ein Schriftsteller

Fach- und Sachbuch, Biografie, Reisebericht, Kritik, Business, Wissenschaft und Technik
Author: William Zinsser
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783932909726
Page: 236
View: 7480

The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook

Author: Connie M. Borror
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873897455
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 667
View: 5282

Was zählt

die Autobiografie des besten Managers der Welt
Author: Jack Welch
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783548363981
Page: 477
View: 6837
Eine amerikanische Karriere. Der meistbewunderte Industriekapitän unserer Zeit verrät die Geheimnisse seines phänomenalen Erfolgs - als Unternehmenschef und Mensch. Jack Welch - Mustermanager, Motivationschampion, Visionär. Bereits mit 45 Jahren wurde er

The Certified Reliability Engineer Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Donald W. Benbow,Hugh W. Broome
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873898370
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 360
View: 7522
The reliability engineer is a professional who understands the principles of performance evaluation and prediction to improve product/systems safety, reliability and maintainability. The structure of this book is based on that of the Body of Knowledge specified by ASQ for the Certified Reliability Engineer, which includes design review and control; prediction, estimation, and apportionment methodology; failure mode effects and analysis; the planning, operation and analysis of reliability testing and field failures, including mathematical modeling; understanding human factors in reliability; and the ability to develop and administer reliability information systems for failure analysis, design and performance improvement and reliability program management over the entire product life cycle. Study questions have been provided on an accompanying CD-ROM, listed by Parts (I–VII) of the Body of Knowledge. A simulated exam approximately half the size of the actual exam, with questions distributed (Parts I–VII) approximately proportional to the information contained in the Body of Knowledge, has also been provided.

The Certified Quality Inspector Handbook

Author: H. Fred Walker,Ahmad K. ElshennawY,Bhisham C. Gupta,Mary McShane Vaughn
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873898451
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
View: 8948
The quality inspector is the person perhaps most closely involved with day-to-day activities intended to ensure that products and services meet customer expectations. The quality inspector is required to understand and apply a variety of tools and techniques as codified in the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Body of Knowledge (BoK). The tools and techniques identified in the ASQ CQI BoK include technical math, metrology, inspection and test techniques, and quality assurance. Quality inspectors frequently work with the quality function of organizations in the various measurement and inspection laboratories, as well as on the shop floor supporting and interacting with quality engineers and production/service delivery personnel. This handbook supports individuals preparing to perform, or those already performing, this type of work. It is intended to serve as a ready reference for quality inspectors and quality inspectors in training, as well as a comprehensive reference for those individuals preparing to take the ASQ CQI examination. Examples and problems used throughout the handbook are thoroughly explained, are algebra-based, and are drawn from real-world situations encountered in the quality profession. To assist readers in using this book as a ready reference or as a study aid, the book has been organized so as to conform explicitly to the ASQ CQI BoK. Each chapter title, all major topical divisions within the chapters, and every main point has been titled and then numbered exactly as they appear in the CQI BoK.

Auf dem Weg zum perfekten Unternehmen

(Lean thinking)
Author: James P. Womack,Daniel T. Jones
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783453141827
Page: 509
View: 6707

The Certified Quality Technician Handbook, Second Edition

Author: H. Fred Walker,Donald W. Benbow,Ahmad K. Elshennawy
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873898354
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 256
View: 843
The quality technician is a person responsible for understanding and utilizing quality concepts and tools, statistical techniques, metrology and calibration procedures and protocols, inspection and test techniques, quality auditing, and preventive and corrective action in the context of product/process/service improvement or in correcting problems. Quality technicians frequently work in the quality function of organizations in the various measurement and inspection laboratories, as well as on the shop floor supporting and interacting with quality engineers, mechanical inspectors, and production/service delivery personnel. This book supports individuals preparing for, or those already performing, this type of work. It is intended to serve as a ready reference for quality technicians and quality technicians-in-training, as well as a comprehensive reference for those individuals preparing to take the ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT) examination. Examples and problems used throughout the handbook are thoroughly explained, are algebra-based, and are drawn from “real world” situations encountered in the quality profession. To assist readers in using the book as a ready reference or as a study aid, the book has been organized so as to conform closely to the CQT Body of Knowledge (BoK).

Reisebericht eines T-Shirts

ein Alltagsprodukt erklärt die Weltwirtschaft
Author: Pietra Rivoli
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783548369457
Page: 335
View: 3281

Pyzdek's guide to SPC.

applications and special topics
Author: Thomas Pyzdek
Publisher: Quality Amer
ISBN: 9780930011048
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 237
View: 968
Finally, a book about HOW TO USE statistical process control (SPC) to improve quality in a wide variety of real-world situations, written by the instructor for the American Society for Quality Control's SPC courses nationally. Are you faced with things like short runs; toolwear & other built-in out-of-control situations; sampling questions: how many? how often? how should I form the subgroups?; processes you knew were in-control even though the control charts showed them to be out-of-control; measurement systems that never get the same result twice; processes with lousy Cpk's but that never produce a single reject; processes with so many important variables a supercomputer couldn't process all of the data; great manufacturing operations but awful service processes, & no known way of applying SPC to them; multiple-head fillers, multiple-cavity molds or other multiple-stream processes that require too many charts; SPC teams that get bogged down studying the food in the cafeteria, etc.; many SPC projects, but no true quality improvement plan? If any of this is familiar, then you NEED this book. One reviewer said of this book: "It is similar in content to parts of the SQC handbook from AT&T...but provides many more choices & the details for use." Order 1-800-628-0432, FAX 1-800-848-8216 or 1-602-749-8338.

Practical Attribute and Variable Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

A Guide for Conducting Gage R&R Studies and Test Method Validations
Author: Mark Allen Durivage
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873899156
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 168
View: 7551
This book — a result of 30 years of quality-related work experience — was written to aid quality technicians and engineers. It provides the quality professional working in virtually any industry a quick, convenient, and comprehensive guide to properly conducting measurement systems analysis (MSA). The intent of this book is to provide background and examples on the application of gage R&R methodology (test method validation) for variable and attribute data, help for those who work with devices that don’t fit the usual approach, and ideas for measurement devices that require innovation to assess their performance under off-line, static conditions. The ultimate objective is to determine how best to improve the control and performance of a process. The reader is assumed to be familiar with basic control charting methodology since assessment of statistical control of the measurement process is important. One may wonder why performing a gage R&R is so important; the simple answers are profit, public health, and safety. Companies that are shipping product that is out of specification can be subjected to expensive litigation, especially in the aviation, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. This book will be a useful reference when preparing for and taking many of the ASQ quality certification examinations, including the Certified Quality Technician (CQT), Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), Certified Quality Inspector (CQI), Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), and Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE).