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Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence,
11th Edition

James Evans, William Lindsay

ISBN-13: 9780357442036 | ISBN-10: 0357442032

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 752 pages

List Price USD $274.95

Overview

MANAGING FOR QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE, 11E helps you learn on your terms. This edition presents the latest developments in the field as you examine fundamental principles, criteria and the historic underpinnings of total quality. The authors provide a solid foundation for understanding and applying technical tools and performance excellence from an enterprise perspective. This digital resource gives you the flexibility to highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything that has been flagged or noted can be gathered into an easily accessible guide. The Readspeaker feature reads text aloud, so you can learn on the go, wherever you are.

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Meet the Authors

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James R. Evans is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. He has served as president of the Decision Sciences Institute and served for 11 years on the Board of Examiners and Panel of Judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He has been editor of the Quality Management Journal, has been published by the American Society for Quality and has served on editorial boards of numerous other journals. Dr. Evans has published 100 refereed papers and more than 50 editions of leading books in operations management, quality, Six Sigma and business analytics. During the annual Quality Congress in May 2004, the American Society for Quality presented Dr. Evans and co-author Dr. William Lindsay with the Philip B. Crosby Medal for THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF QUALITY, 5th Edition, also published by Cengage, and now in its 11th edition. The Crosby medal was presented "for authoring a distinguished book contributing significantly to the extension of the philosophy and application of the principles, methods and techniques of quality management."

William M. Lindsay is Professor Emeritus of Management at Northern Kentucky University. In addition to co-authoring eight editions of MANAGING FOR QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE (including predecessors), he is the co-author of TOTAL QUALITY AND ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. He served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for four years, as a judge for the Kentucky Quality Award for five years and as a judge for the Seasongood Innovation Awards for the city of Cincinnati for three years. He is a senior member and past president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, past president of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Association for Quality and Participation and a member of the American Society for Quality, in addition to membership with several other professional organizations. Dr. Lindsay continues to teach MBA courses in quality management and project management. He serves as a board member of CLASP, a local nonprofit after-school program for elementary-age children, and is an active volunteer at his church. He earned a B.S.I.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.S. in engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Georgia State University.

  • The eleventh edition of Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence continues to embrace the fundamental principles, criteria, and historical foundations of total quality, while providing a foundation for understanding and applying technical tools and performance excellence from an enterprise perspective. All chapters have been carefully edited and updated where appropriate to provide the most current coverage available.
  • For instructors, the online instructor materials have been carefully edited and revised to enhance user-friendliness by reorganizing and renaming files and folders as appropriate, reformatting Excel files, and including questions from the text in the instructor’s solution documents. In addition, Excel files for problem solutions have been updated for additional clarity.
  • Several Quality Profiles and Quality in Practice features have been replaced with more recent and relevant material. These profiles and QIP features emphasize the importance of quality in the global economy.
  • Added several new cases and revised or changed many of the numerical End-of-chapter problems.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM IS READY TO SUPPORT YOUR TEACHING WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. This MindTap Reader isn’t just a tool; it’s backed by a professional, personalized team eager to support your instruction. This edition is also backed by resources from one of the most trusted names in business education today. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we’ll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.

Table of Contents

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Part I: PRINCIPLES OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT.
1. Introduction to Quality.
2. Foundations of Quality Management.
3. Customer Focus.
4. Workforce Focus.
5. Process Focus.
Part II: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITY.
6. Statistical Methods in Quality Management.
7. Design for Quality and Product Excellence.
8. Measuring and Controlling Quality.
9. Process Improvement and Six Sigma.
Part III: BEYOND QUALITY MANAGEMENT: MANAGING FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE.
10. The Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence.
11. Strategy and Performance Excellence.
12. Measurement and Knowledge Management for Performance Excellence.
13. Leadership for Performance Excellence.
14. Building and Sustaining Quality and Performance Excellence.
Appendices.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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