AOQ – Average Outgoing Quality

Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ): The expected average quality level of an outgoing product for a given value of incoming product quality.AOQ plot represents the relationship between the quality of incoming and outgoing materials. When incoming lots are very good, the outgoing quality will be good.When the incoming lot is very bad, then also the outgoing quality […]

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Average Outgoing Quality Limit AOQL

  ​Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ) plot represents the relationship between the quality of incoming and outgoing materials. When incoming lots are very good, the outgoing quality will be good.When the incoming lot is very bad, then also the outgoing quality will be good because poor lots get reinspected and fixed. See the graph showing the relationship between […]

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10 Top Level Clauses ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 – 10 Top Level Clauses1. ScopeWhen/why should an organization adopt this standard? 2. Normative referencesUse ISO 9000 for terms and definitions3. Terms and definitionsDefinitions of various terms referred in the standard.4. Context of the organizationDetermine the purpose and the direction of the organization.5. LeadershipCommitment of the top management, quality policy, roles and responsibilities.6. […]

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Minitab 17 Tutorial

When we talk of statistics in Six Sigma, one software which is very well connected with it is Minitab. Minitab is the statistical software which helps in taking out the complexities of statistical calculations. It provides easy to use interface to calculate and draw various graphs. Some of the complex topics such as MSA, Capability […]

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ASQ® CSSBB [2020] | How to pass your Six Sigma Black Belt Exam?

ASQ CSSBB Exam preparation Course

ASQ CSSBB Exam Preparation ASQ CSSBB Exam Preparation CourseApplying for the exam:What if you have not completed a “formal” Six Sigma project?How to prepare for the exam? To demonstrate your competency in applying Six Sigma tools, ASQ certificates are well recognized globally. A large number of organizations and universities provide Six Sigma training courses. They […]

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How many mandatory documents does ISO 9001-2015 require?

Did you know that recently release ISO 9001:2015 requires you to maintain five documented information (procedures) and retain 22 documented information (records)? Have a look at these.Mandatory DocumentsScope of the Quality Management System (4.3) Scope of the QMS including the products and services covered and the justification of the requirements that can not be applied. Operation of […]

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Dodge Romig Sampling Plans

Plans for acceptance sampling developed by Harold F. Dodge and Harry G. Romig. Four sets of tables were published in 1940:single sampling lot tolerance tables,double sampling lot tolerance tables,single sampling average outgoing quality limit tables anddouble sampling average outgoing quality limit tables. ​The above video is from my ASQ CQE exam preparation course. To learn Acceptance […]

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Walter A Shewhart

Born: March 18, 1891 Died: March 11, 1967Walter Shewhart is best known for:Control Charts – Control Charts laid the foundation of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and modern quality improvement practices, including Six Sigma. Assignable and Chance Cause of Variation PDCA CycleA Brief Introduction:Walter Andrew Shewhart was an American physicist engineer and statistician, sometimes known as the father of […]

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Kaoru Ishikawa

Born: July 13, 1915  Died: April 16, 1989Ishikawa is best known for:Ishikawa Diagram – Also known as Cause-and-effect Diagram or Fishbone Diagram. Seven Basic Quality Tools – Seven Basic Quality Tools were first emphasized by Ishikawa. Quality Circles – Ishikawa introduced the concept of Quality Circles. This is an essential part of Total Quality Management (TQM). Company-wide Quality – Ishikawa believed that quality must be […]

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Taiichi Ohno

Born: 1912 Died: 1990Taiichi Ohno is best known for:Toyota Production SystemSeven types of wastes (Muda)A Brief Introduction:Taiichi Ohno graduated from Nagoya Institute of Technology. He joined Toyoda Spinning and Weaving Works in 1932 (this later became Toyota) and for about twenty years worked his way up in Toyota.Timeline:In the 1940s and early 1950s, Mr. Ohno was […]

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Shigeo Shingo

Born: 1909  Died: 1990 Shigeo Shingo is best known for:Poka-yoke-  is a Japanese term that means “mistake-proofing”. The concept was formalized, and the term adopted, by Shigeo Shingo as part of the Toyota Production System. Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) – is one of the many lean production methods for reducing waste in manufacturing processes. It […]

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Genichi Taguchi

Born: Jan 1, 1924 Died: June 2, 2012Genichi Taguchi is best known For:Taguchi MethodsTaguchi Loss FunctionDesign of ExperimentsRobust DesignQuality EngineeringAboutThe executive director of the American Supplier Institute, the director of the Japan Industrial Technolgy Institute, and an honorary professor at Nanjing Institue of Technology in China. Genichi Taguchi is well known for developing a methodology to […]

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