How could the Taguchi method be used to design a course in quality management? Identify all the variables, measures, and objectives.
13.9.What industries would be the best candidates for the lean-Six Sigma approach? Why?
13.10.What is different between lean-Six Sigma and traditional quality improvement?
14.3. What is meant by employee empowerment? What is the relationship between employee empowerment and teamwork?
14.13. What is meant by team building ? Is team building a concept from which all teams can benefit?
14.16. Describe what is meant by virtual teams . Provide an example of a virtual team in a business organization.
15.1. The model in Figure 15-1 shows people as the basis of the quality system. Do you agree with this
assertion? Why or why not?
15. 4. Why is internal assessment a necessary tool for outstanding companies?
13.9 It costs $50 to repair a component in a VCR. Compute the QLF for losses incurred as a result of a
deviation from a target setting with a nominal tolerance of 10 +- 0.25 mm required. The mean squared deviation is 1?2.
14.2. Perform a cost-benefit analysis using the following data:
• 10 laptops—$2,000/each
• A server—$2,000
• Network installation—$15,000
• Increased capacity—$100,000