Chapter 10. Employing Total Quality Management/Six Sigma Processes in Environmentally Conscious Design

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Robert Alan Kemerling

Published Online: 23 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168202.ch10

Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design

Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design

How to Cite

Kemerling, R. A. (2007) Employing Total Quality Management/Six Sigma Processes in Environmentally Conscious Design, in Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168202.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Dermal, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471726364

Online ISBN: 9780470168202

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Keywords:

  • total quality management (TQM);
  • Six Sigma processes in environmentally conscious design;
  • TQM/SS approach and DMAIC process;
  • define phase and project charter;
  • measurement systems analysis (MSA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Total Quality Management?

  • The Impact of Environmentally Consciousness on Design

  • The TQM/SS Approach