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Description - Variation Risk Management by Anna C. Thornton

"A thoughtful, complete, and very readable approach to robust engineering. It presents insights that correlate with those learned at Ford while developing and executing Design for Six Sigma. Having this book three years ago could've helped with that effort."-David Amos, DFSS Deployment Director, Ford Motor Company Written by Anna C. Thornton, the well-known author who coined the phrase "variation risk management," this comprehensive book presents new methods and implementation strategies based on her research of industry practices and her personal experience with such companies as The Boeing Company, Eastman Kodak Company, Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson, and many others. Step-by-step guidelines show how you can implement and apply variation risk management to real-world problems within the existing systems of an organization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471446798
ISBN-10: 0471446793
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 164mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anna C. Thornton

ANNA C. THORNTON, PHD, is a partner at Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc., where she helps a wide variety of companies implement, streamline, and improve their quality and product development initiatives. A leading expert in the field, she focuses on developing modeling tools to help with resource allocation and strategy decisions for variation control in design and production.