Total Quality Management for Project Management

Total Quality Management for Project Management

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Finding ways to improve margins can be the difference between organizations that thrive and those that simply survive during times of economic uncertainty. Describing why cost reductions can be just as powerful as increases in revenue, Total Quality Management for Project Management explains how to integrate time-tested project management tools with the power of Total Quality Management (TQM) to achieve significant cost reductions. Detailing the ins and outs of applying project management methods to TQM activities, the book provides the understanding youa€™ll need to enhance the effectiveness of your TQM work. To clear up any confusion about what a true quality improvement is, it includes sections that cover the fundamentals of total quality management and defines the terms used throughout the text. The book examines profitability as it relates to product costa€”including the initial work determining investment paybacks. It compares TQM/PM versus Six Sigma and illustrates the use of scrum in the context of TQM for improving quality initiatives. Complete with real-world success stories that facilitate comprehension, it illustrates methods that can help to minimize distractions and keep your team focused. The authors consider the full range of quality improvement tools as applied within the framework of project management. For the section of the book on the application of TQM to scrum, they demonstrate how these analytical methods can be used on the data produced within a scrum project and made into actionable information. Filled with innovative methods for improving costs, the text arms you with the tools to determine the approaches best suited to your corporate culture and capabilities.... check for a wire harness) This checking consumes numerous hours just to test one part, and we always have multiple ... For example, we can find options where only the passenger door has a power window. This means there is ample diversity of harnesses for the total vehicle offering. Manually checking amounts to a spot check, since the manual check is time intensive and there are so many differentanbsp;...

Title:Total Quality Management for Project Management
Author:Kim H. Pries, Jon M. Quigley
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-08-29


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