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Corporate management must face not only the legal consequences of failing to manage risk adequately and to protect the public and the environment, but also the potential risks to profits and corporate reputations. There is thus an urgent need to understand organisational and industrial disasters...
Quality circles are a sign of the times, and their success provokes legitimate irritation for those confronted with their development. They often spark off controversy and generate subjective points of view that denote a downright unwillingness to regard them fairly. What is the bottom line...
This article presents a new chain sampling plan for three atttibute classes where items are classified into three categories namely good, marginal and bad. Various performance characteristics of interest to quality control engineers and plan designers are derived through GERT approach. In order...
This article examines the underlying paradigm of the total management process of productivity so as to observe the underlying drives. Given the variety of conditions prevailing in developing countries, an organisation may take a number of concepts and alternatives to improve its ability to...
Although each maintenance task performed on an item of equipment may enhance its reliability, neither preventive nor overhaul maintenance can return the equipment to goodasnew condition. Applying the concept of maintenance improvement factors to both types of maintenance, mathematical models are...
This article provides tables based on the Poisson model for selection of chain sampling plans of type ChSP0,1. The Indifference Quality Level and the Maximum Allowable Percent Defective are the criteria used for fixing the ChSP0,1 plan. Procedures for selection of plans for given IQL,AOQL and...
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