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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.

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Agile and Efficient Quality Management Systems

Posted by Juran on July 2, 2019
A quality management system (QMS) today must unify the design of product and services with the development, implementation, and improvement…
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Features of Quality & Definition of Quality Excellence

Posted by Juran on July 1, 2019
Dictionary definitions of the word “quality” cover fairly similar ground. Merriam-Webster defines it as “degree of excellence” or “superiority in…
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Kaizen (Rapid Improvement Event)

Posted by Juran on June 29, 2019
What is Kaizen? In simple terms, kaizen is the Japanese term for daily improvement. For businesses and organizations wishing to…
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The History of Quality

Posted by Juran on June 27, 2019
It’s easy to think of the concept of quality management as strictly a modern-day phenomenon. In fact, some of the…
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Quality by Design (QbD): An Overview

Posted by Juran on June 24, 2019
Quality by Design (QbD) is a structured process for designing and launching new products. Products include goods, services, information, or…
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A Guide to ISO 9000/9001:2015

Posted by Juran on June 24, 2019
What is ISO 9000/9001:2015? The ISO 9000 standards deal with the management systems used by organizations to ensure quality in…
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Quality 4.0: The Future of Quality?

Posted by Juran on June 15, 2019
We are in the midst of what some refer to as Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution. Technological advancements…
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W. Edwards Deming: From Profound Knowledge to 14 Points for Management

Posted by Dr. Joseph A DeFeo on May 14, 2019
Who Was W. Edwards Deming? Edwards Deming was an American statistician, business professor and engineer who designed the ‘System of…
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What is Quality Control?

Posted by Dr. Joseph A DeFeo on May 10, 2019
Today, the term “quality control” often means quality control and compliance. The goal is to comply with critical-to-quality requirements and…
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