Quality Glossary

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Every quality professional needs a handy reference of quality terms, acronyms and key people in the history of quality. This glossary derives from a variety of sources, including books, periodicals, Web sites and quality experts.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
This glossary was compiled by Quality Progress editorial staff members. Volunteers James Bossert, R. Dan Reid and James Rooney reviewed the content.

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Basic Concepts