International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management (IJPQM)

International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management

2009 Vol.4 No.5/6

Special Issue on Achieving Excellence Through Quality and Productivity Improvement

Guest Editors: Prof. Purnendu Mandal and Prof. Pradip Kumar Ray


Pages Title and author(s)
525-548Application of QFD and VA tools in the design of an automobile
S.A. Oke, O.A. Onabajo, M.O. Oyekeye, A. Oluwo, S.A. Adeoye
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025184
549-568Flow shop operator scheduling through constraint satisfaction and constraint optimisation techniques
Gilles Neubert, Matteo M. Savino
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025185
569-589A new method in selective assembly for components with skewed distributions
S.M. Kannan, R. Sivasubramanian, V. Jayabalan
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025186
590-612Low cost automation and poka yoke devices: tools for optimising production processes
Rita Gamberini, Elisa Gebennini, Bianca Rimini, Elisa Spadaccini, Daniele Zilocchi
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025187
613-643Quality improvement of multistage and multi-response grinding processes: an insight into two different methodologies for parameter optimisation
Indrajit Mukherjee, Pradip Kumar Ray
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025188
644-657A quality assessment tool for improvement planning
Sam Woolford
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025189
658-675Six Sigma in services – challenges and opportunities
R. Nat Natarajan, Jason Morse
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025190
676-690Integrating Six Sigma and maintenance excellence with QFD
Maher Lazreg, Denis Gien
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025191
691-714Simulation model for the design of lean manufacturing systems – a case study
G. Anand, Rambabu Kodali
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025192
715-729Business practices and information strategy in performance improvement
Purnendu Mandal, Ashraf El-Houbi
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025193
730-741Applicability of Six Sigma for asset management
Gopi Chattopadhyay, Vineet H. Varma
DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2009.025194