Best Reference Books – Quality Planning and Analysis

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Quality Planning and Analysis subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Quality Planning and Analysis along with reviews.

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1. “Total Quality Control” by A V Feigenbeum

“Total Quality Control” Book Review: This textbook covers the system of integrating various aspects in an organization like quality development and maintenance. The book encompasses the methods to effectively control marketing, engineering, production and service in an organization in an economical way while ensuring customer satisfaction. The book rather serves as a complete handbook for this purpose. Readers can gain useful insights on the subject which can go a long way in their careers.

2. “Quality Planning and Analysis” by J M Juran and F M Gryna

“Quality Planning and Analysis” Book Review: This textbook can serve as a ready reference for all those who are involved with quality of products, services, and processes. The book is organized into several groups like “The Managerial Group”, “The Functional Group”, “The Industry Group” etc. The readers can therefore readily find what they are looking for under the relevant groups. The book covers a long list of topics ranging from The Quality Planning, The Quality Control, The Quality Improvement Process, Process Management, Quality and Income, Quality and Costs etc to various statistical methods such as Basic Statistical, Statistical Process Control, Acceptance Sampling, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Reliability Concepts and Data Analysis etc.

3. “Statistical Quality Control” by E L Grant and R S Leavenworth

“Statistical Quality Control” Book Review: This textbook is divided into two parts. Part one deals with various aspects of Statistical Process Control. This includes Why the Control Chart Works; Some Statistical Concepts, Directions for Simple X and R Charts, Some Fundamentals of the Theory of Probability etc. Part two deals with Acceptance Sampling. This part covers topics such as Some Fundamental Concepts in Acceptance Sampling, The Dodge-Romig System for Lot-by-Lot Acceptance Sampling by Attributes, Acceptance Sampling by Variables, and Acceptance Inspection for Continuous Production etc. The textual matter is sufficiently supported by various tables and graphs.

4. “Quality Planning and Analysis: From Product Development through Use” by Frank M Gryna and J M Juran

“Quality Planning and Analysis: From Product Development through Use” Book Review: This book elaborates on quality with extensive discussions on contemporary developments in the field. The book can benefit readers by providing a systems view of quality. It succinctly sums up the concepts of various areas such as statistical, managerial and behavioral which contributes to overall quality. The text discusses concepts of quality planning and control as well. It also focuses on real world applications through well illustrated examples. Students and professionals in both the manufacturing and service sectors can benefit from this book.

5. “Industrial Marketing: Analysis, Planning and Control” by Reeder
6. “Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts and Practice” by Garg

“Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts and Practice” Book Review: This book focuses on the Indian ERP packages and is meant for consultants and students to improve the strategic areas required to run IT companies. The book revolves around various areas involving ERP such as business modeling, business engineering, ERP implementation, ERP marketing and domain etc. The text very well includes diversified case studies for real world applications of the concepts explained in the book. Selected problems and solutions on all the topics covered have been added at the end of the book to facilitate students and academicians for better practice and grip.

7. “Juran’s Quality Planning and Analysis for Enterprise Quality” by Frank M Gryna and Richard C H Chua

“Juran’s Quality Planning and Analysis for Enterprise Quality” Book Review: This book covers the areas of quality control and management. The book has been divided into four broad categories namely Foundation, Managerial Concepts, Functional Applications and Statistical Techniques. Each part covers various concepts of planning and analysis with chapters on process management, strategic quality management, operations in manufacturing and service sectors, statistics and probability etc. The book begins with discussing the basic concepts on quality and its history. Suggestions for supplementary readings, materials and websites are mentioned at the end of each chapter for further study of the respective topic. Ample number of problems provided after each chapter ensures that the reader has acquired proper grip on that concept before moving on to the next chapter.

8. “Production Systems: Planning, Analysis and Control (Management and Administration)” by James L Riggs
9. “Schaum’s Outline of Operations Management (Schaum’s Outline Series)” by Joseph Monks

“Schaum’s Outline of Operations Management (Schaum’s Outline Series)” Book Review: This book covers various aspects of operations management such as operations decision making, forecasting, financial analysis for operations, product design, quality control, process planning and analysis etc. Every topic is presented in succinct format for efficient learning. It contains abundant number solved problems to help readers understand the method of problem solving as well as sample problems for extra practice. The solutions are presented in step by step manner with clear and simple explanations to help readers grasp the concepts.

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