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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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The Juran Trilogy: Quality Planning

Posted by Dr. Joseph A DeFeo on April 15, 2019
What is the Juran Trilogy? The Juran Trilogy, also called Quality Trilogy, was presented by Dr. Joseph M. Juran in…
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Introduction to Continuous Improvement

Posted by Dr. Joseph A DeFeo on April 12, 2019
When looking to define Continuous Improvement, one will find that it is used in multiple ways to describe multiple methods.…
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DMAIC Tools

How to Construct a Pareto Diagram

Posted by Juran on March 14, 2019
Pareto diagrams are not hard to construct. With a calculator, graph paper, and a sharp pencil (or even better, a…
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DMAIC Tools

Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule) & Pareto Analysis Guide

Posted by Juran on March 12, 2019
What is the Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule)? The Pareto Principle, also known as the 80/20 Rule, The Law of the…
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Statistical Process Control and Quality Improvement

Posted by Juran on January 18, 2019
What is Statistical Process Control? The control process detects and takes action on sporadic quality problems; the improvement process identifies and takes…
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Guide to Statistical Control Charts

Posted by Juran on July 1, 2018
What is a Statistical Control Chart? A statistical control chart compares process performance data to computed “statistical control limits,” drawn as…
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Lean Manufacturing

Posted by Juran on June 1, 2018
What is lean manufacturing? Lean manufacturing is the process of designing manufacturing systems to reduce costs by eliminating product and process…
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The Ultimate Guide to Cause and Effect Diagrams

Posted by Juran on May 1, 2018
What is a “Cause and Effect Diagram”? A cause-effect diagram is a visual tool used to logically organize possible causes…
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Guide to Failure Mode and Effect Analysis – FMEA

Posted by Juran on April 2, 2018
What is a Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)? Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), also known as “Potential Failure…
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