Total Quality Management syllabus
UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Introduction – Need for quality – Evolution of quality – Definitions of quality – Dimensions of product and service quality – Basic concepts of TQM – TQM Framework – Contributions of Deming, Juran and Crosby – Barriers to TQM – Quality statements – Customer focus Customer orientation, Customer satisfaction, Customer complaints, Customer retention – Costs of quality.
UNIT II TQM PRINCIPLES
Leadership – Strategic quality planning, Quality Councils – Employee involvement – Motivation, Empowerment, Team and Teamwork, Quality circles Recognition and Reward, Performance appraisal – Continuous process improvement – PDCA cycle, 5S, Kaizen Supplier partnership – Partnering, Supplier selection, Supplier Rating.
UNIT III TQM TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES I
The seven traditional tools of quality – New management tools – Six sigma: Concepts, Methodology, applications to manufacturing, service sector including IT – Bench marking – Reason to bench mark, Bench marking process – FMEA – Stages, Types.
UNIT IV TQM TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES II
Control Charts – Process Capability – Concepts of Six Sigma – Quality Function Development (QFD) – Taguchi quality loss function – TPM – Concepts, improvement needs – Performance measures.
UNIT V QUALITY SYSTEMS
Need for ISO 9000 – ISO 9001-2008 Quality System – Elements, Documentation, Quality Auditing – QS 9000 – ISO 14000 – Concepts, Requirements and Benefits – TQM Implementation in manufacturing and service sectors.
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