Chapter 10. Control and Continuous Measurable Improvement

  1. Normand L. Frigon and
  2. Harry K. Jackson Jr.

Published Online: 10 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432716.ch10

Enterprise Excellence: A Practical Guide to World-Class Competition

Enterprise Excellence: A Practical Guide to World-Class Competition

How to Cite

Frigon, N. L. and Jackson, H. K. (2008) Control and Continuous Measurable Improvement, in Enterprise Excellence: A Practical Guide to World-Class Competition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432716.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470274736

Online ISBN: 9780470432716

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Keywords:

  • statistical process control (SPC) and process stability monitoring;
  • mistake-proofing or Japanese terminology, poka-yoke;
  • total productive maintenance (TPM);
  • single-minute exchange of die (SMED);
  • continuous measurable improvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management Systems

  • Statistical Process Control

  • Visual Controls

  • Graphic Work Instructions

  • Mistake-Proofing (Poka-Yoke)

  • Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)

  • Total Productive Maintenance

  • Rapid Improvement Events

  • Continuous Measurable Improvement

  • Key Points