Quality Progress

May 2015 Issue


Cover Story

Process Primer

Buoyed by the basics of business process management, any organization can increase its capacity and achieve breakthrough results.

by Alan Mendelssohn

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Lean

Small Changes, Big Results

Using various lean techniques, an auto parts supplier reduced risk priority numbers in its production line and scored big improvements at the end.

by Chris Harris, Niran Audimoolam and Stephen A. Gudgel


Quality in Education

Outside Influence

A summer camp in South Carolina gives high school seniors real-life experience and training on quality tools, encouraging the students along the way to consider STEM careers.

by Jim O’Connor, Eric Hayler and Tim Ellis


Lean

Seeing Is Believing

A new quality tool takes on cycle-time issues and lets analysts and improvement teams know exactly where to focus their efforts.

by Gregg Young


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