March 15, 2014 – Dr. Brad Wood, EVP of Juran Benchmarking, to speak at OpEx Russia & CIS 2014
Dr. Brad Wood, EVP of Juran Benchmarking, will be speaking at OpEx Russia & CIS, which will be held April 24-25 in Moscow.
Dr. Wood will be presenting on Driving Operational Excellence through Performance Benchmarking. He will be introducing a systematic and highly effective process for comparative benchmarking of the performance of oil and gas facilities, as well as learning best practices. Dr. Wood will present a case study of a European gas processing plant that was able to utilize benchmarking to drive its operational performance improvement activities to realize dramatic changes in efficiency and effectiveness.
OpEx Russia & CIS 2014 will provide an excellent platform to industry professionals to discuss trends and key challenges companies face on their path to achieving operational and organisational excellence.
March 4, 2014 – Juran Announces Release of Two New Quality and Business Improvement Books
BOSTON, MA, March 4, 2014: Juran Global (“Juran”) has announced the release of two new quality and business improvement books; the sixth edition of Juran’s Quality Management and Analysis, authored by Joseph A. De Feo and the late Dr. Frank Gryna, and Juran’s Quality Essentials for Leaders, authored by Joseph A. De Feo and the late Dr. Joseph M. Juran, which is now available for pre-order.
Mr. De Feo co-authored the best-selling textbook Juran Institute’s Six Sigma: Breakthrough & Beyond and the 2010 publication of Juran’s Quality Handbook 6th Edition, The Complete Guide to Performance Excellence; the “go to” resource for deployment leaders. Juran is a leading international business process management consulting firm specializing in delivering measurable breakthrough results.
Juran’s Quality Management and Analysis, 6th Edition
Through five editions, Juran’s Quality Planning and Analysis has provided university students and business professionals with an authoritative treatment of the subject that goes beyond statistical techniques. The sixth edition of this highly regarded classic on managing for quality, with a new title, Juran’s Quality Management and Analysis, combines the pioneering concepts of Dr. Joseph M. Juran and the teachings of the late Dr. Frank M. Gryna with the insights and experience of leading trainers and practitioners from Juran Global.
Juran’s Quality Management and Analysis will challenge readers to make assumptions, estimate economics, reach data-driven conclusions, and adapt themselves to the imperfect world of the practitioner. Students and professionals will also find this book useful as they prepare for various certifications such as the Certified Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Quality Manager, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt.
New 6th Edition Features:
- A simpler, shorter and more user-friendly text.
- Increased attention is given to the integration of the management of quality methods and tools in the support of strategic outcomes of an enterprise.
- Old methods and topics have been updated with new examples and new methods such as Supply Chain Management, Benchmarking, and Assessments of Quality have been added.
- More details have been provided with respect to Quality by Design and the increasing importance of effective design in enterprise success.
- Expansion of statistical topics to make greater use of computer applications and the greater power available in statistically based decision making.
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Juran’s Quality Essentials for Leaders
Juran’s Quality Essentials for Leaders offers succinct, field-tested methods applicable to any industry, and includes realistic timetables of implementation. This book will outline how to align quality goals and methods to a company’s strategic plan, demonstrate how executive leadership is essential to a company’s transformation, and show how to apply planning, control, and improvement to quality leadership.
Juran’s Quality Essentials for Leaders presents the leadership values, beliefs, and actions of top companies, identifying their strategies that have resulted in measureable success. This book is designed for today’s business leaders who need straight answers on quality, and is filled with insider tips for maintaining adaptability and sustainability in an evolving business environment.
About Juran Global
In 1979, Dr. Joseph M. Juran founded Juran Institute, Inc., to provide research and pragmatic solutions that enable organizations from any industry to learn the tools and techniques for managing quality. Building upon Dr. Juran’s foundation, today Juran Global provides consulting, benchmarking, and training services to improve our clients’ business performance. We work with our clients to provide measureable business results while streamlining business processes, reducing costs, and heightening their competitive edge. If you would like more information about Juran Global or to purchase the book, please visit www.juran.com. For media inquiries, contact Michelle Matschke by phone at 800.338.7726, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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