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QP: Taking a Bite Out of Risk

This month's Quality Progress cover story is a case study on how process failure mode and effects analysis and risk priority number measurement are used to improve dental implant manufacturing.

LAQ: Quality 4.0

"Quality 4.0" is a term that references the future of quality and organizational excellence within the context of Industry 4.0. Learn how quality disciplines can be applied to new, digital, and disruptive technologies.

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The ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate Handbook, Fourth Edition

The ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) certification introduces the basics of quality to organizations and individuals who are new to quality. This book, and the Body of Knowledge it supports, form a foundation for applying proven quality principles and practices that are used around the world.

LSSR: Complementary Alliance

This case study details a Six Sigma changeover downtime reduction project that occurred at a polymer extrusion facility at the request of the plant manager. The company used 5S and single-minute exchange of die to reduce average changeover downtime.

Quote Of The Day

Quote of the Day

Error is always in haste.
Thomas Fuller

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Quality Press: The Quality Toolbox

This best-selling book is a comprehensive reference to a variety of methods and techniques: those most commonly used for quality improvement, many less commonly used, and some created by the author and not available elsewhere.

Case Study: Using Control Charts In A Healthcare Setting

This teaching case study features hospitals and healthcare data that are all fictional. This case study can help readers create a control chart, interpret its results, and identify situations that would benefit from control chart analysis. 

Learn About Quality: Problem Solving

Problem solving is the act of defining a problem; determining the cause of the problem; identifying, prioritizing, and selecting alternatives for a solution; and implementing a solution. Learn more about the process and discover resources. 

Article: Don't Misuse the Pareto Principle

The Pareto principle has long been used as a powerful root cause analysis tool to separate the vital few factors from the trivial many; however, these four commonly held misconceptions have been the undoing of many Six Sigma projects.

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