Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 / Edition 1

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Overview

The essential guide to achieving compliance

INDUSTRY'S GUIDE TO ISO 9000

For manufacturers to compete in today's highly competitive global marketplace, compliance with ISO 9000 standards has become a necessity. Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 offers industry practitioners a complete reference guide to achieving compliance as efficiently and painlessly as possible. It focuses on changes at the product development level and on the technical and managerial processes needed to implement them.

Introduces ISO 9000, including audits, documentation, and implementation
* Provides an overview of recent developments in global quality standards
* Emphasizes project management techniques
* Examines the relationship between ISO 9000 and Total Quality Management Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 is an invaluable reference source for professionals in all functional areas of industry, including engineers, designers, managers, and supervisors.

Astute manufacturers know that consumer behavior has changed drastically in recent years. They know that customers have become much more demanding; and that only high-quality products will survive in today's competitive marketplace. In the light of these developments, the set of guidelines known as ISO 9000 has emerged as a worldwide standard of quality and customer service.

To help manufacturers achieve compliance with these standards and, therefore, be able to compete globally, Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 offers a complete reference book for industry practitioners. It emphasizes technical and managerial processes, especially project management techniques, to implement changes at the product development level. Because personnel play a central role in the ISO 9000 standard, Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 focuses on people-related issues and shows how, with proper management, normally arduous procedures can be made easier for all concerned.

Key features of this exceptional book include:
* Background review of global quality perspectives new definitions of quality, international standards, and the role of leadership
* Introduction to ISO 9000 definition, purpose, implementation, audits, documentation, and more
* An analysis of the relationship between ISO 9000 and Total Quality Management
* ISO quality system requirements, project management, and planning guidelines
* Quality audit techniques, including the types of audit, management review, and sampling strategy

This invaluable reference tool includes appendices with glossaries of international business and quality-related terms, units and measures conversion factors, and sources of further information on ISO 9000.

Practitioners in all functional areas of business and industry industrial and systems engineers, process engineers, designers, R&D managers, plant managers, production supervisors, manufacturing engineers, and quality engineers will find Industry's Guide to ISO 9000 an essential guide to professional success.

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Offers industry practitioners a reference to achieving ISO 9000 compliance, focusing on changes at the product development level and on technical and managerial processes needed to implement them. Introduces audits, documentation, and implementation, reviews recent developments in global quality standards, and examines the relationship between ISO 9000 and TQM. Includes glossaries of international business terms and quality-related terms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

Adedeji B. Badiru is a member of the faculty in the School of Industrial Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. Among his numerous publications are Practitioner's Guide to Quality and Process Improvement (with B. J. Ayeni); Managing Industrial Development Projects: A Project Management Approach; and Quantitative Models for Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control. Dr. Badiru is Associate Editor of the Journal of Engineering Design and Automation, published by Wiley, and a contributing editor of Managing Technology Today.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Global Quality Perspectives 1
2 Introduction to ISO 9000 17
3 TQM and ISO 9000 45
4 ISO 9001 Quality System Requirements 67
5 ISO 9000 Project Management 83
6 ISO 9000 Planning Guidelines 115
7 Quality Audit Techniques 149
Appendix A: Sources of ISO 9000 Information and Resources 169
Appendix B: Glossary of International Business Terms 173
Appendix C: Glossary of Quality-Related Terms 185
Appendix D: Units and Measures Conversion Factors 199
Selected Bibliography 205
Index 209
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