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In the Juran Knowledge Base, you will find a number of articles to aid your learning and help you embed quality improvement practices into your organization.

From comprehensive guides on Juran’s core principles to practical advice on quality measurement tools, the resources available here should help put your business on the right path.

Knowledge

How to Write a Six Sigma Problem Statement

Posted by Juran on December 19, 2019
A Six Sigma problem statement recognizes that there is a gap between the reality of a situation versus what should…
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Why It’s Time to Take a Broader View of Quality

Posted by Juran on December 12, 2019
There are ‘major’ differences, goes the familiar story, between quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). QC, putting it at…
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Knowledge

How Can Lean Manufacturing Help My Business?

Posted by Juran on November 29, 2019
The purpose of lean manufacturing is to minimize waste, which in turn reduces costs and maximizes productivity. Waste in this…
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Blog

Product Recalls – Post Event Actions and Future Quality Improvement

Posted by Juran on September 30, 2019
If you’ve paid attention to the news in recent years you’ll have no doubt seen some pretty big corporations issuing…
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Blog

About Lean and Quality 4.0 (but mostly about Lean)

Posted by Michael Stamp on September 10, 2019
Quality’s future role in the era of the fourth industrial revolution is frequently thought to be narrower than today—as machines…
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Knowledge

What Is Total Quality Management?

Posted by Dr. Joseph A DeFeo on August 23, 2019
Total quality management (TQM) is a term that originated in the 1950s and is today used mainly in Japan. It…
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Blog

How Juran Lean Six Sigma Certification Could Enhance Your Career

Posted by Michael Stamp on August 23, 2019
Lean six sigma certification is widely recognized as a mark of professional excellence. However, while there’s a good chance you…
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DMAIC Tools

5 Whys: Finding the Root Cause of Problems

Posted by Peter Robustelli on August 21, 2019
What is 5 Whys analysis? Five Whys analysis is a simple but highly effective means of getting to the root…
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Blog

Driving Business Improvement with Big Data

Posted by Juran on August 2, 2019
There are many new trends shaping the way we manage, specifically the way we manage for quality. One of the…
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