Statistical Process Control Demystified

by: Paul Keller


Abstract: Identify and reduce variation in business processes using SPC–the powerful analysis tool for process evaluation and improvement. Statistical Process Control Demystified shows you how to use SPC to enable data-driven decision making and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide explains how to analyze process data, collect data, and determine the suitability of a process in meeting requirements. Attribute and X-bar control charts are discussed, as are charts for individuals data. You'll also get details on process improvement and measurement systems analysis. Detailed examples, calculations, and statistical assumptions make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.
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Title: Statistical Process Control Demystified

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071742498

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Paul Keller is President and Chief Operating Officer of Quality America, Inc., and has developed and implemented successful Six Sigma and quality improvement programs in service and manufacturing environments. He is the bestselling author or coauthor of several books, including The Six Sigma Handbook, Six Sigma DeMYSTiFieD, and others.

Description: Identify and reduce variation in business processes using SPC–the powerful analysis tool for process evaluation and improvement. Statistical Process Control Demystified shows you how to use SPC to enable data-driven decision making and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide explains how to analyze process data, collect data, and determine the suitability of a process in meeting requirements. Attribute and X-bar control charts are discussed, as are charts for individuals data. You'll also get details on process improvement and measurement systems analysis. Detailed examples, calculations, and statistical assumptions make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.