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Recommended Reference Books

DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA

Reagan, Lisa A. and Kiemele, Mark J., Design for Six Sigma – The Tool Guide for Practitioners, 1st ed., Air Academy Press,

BASIC STATISTICS  

DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS

  • Barker, Thomas B., Quality By Experimental Design, 2nd ed., Marcel Dekker Inc., 1994.
  • Schmidt, Stephen R. and Launsby, Robert G., Understanding Industrial Designed Experiments, 4th ed., Air Academy Press, 1998.
  • Taguchi, G. and Konishi, S., Taguchi Methods: Orthogonal Arrays and Linear Graphs, American Supplier Institute, Inc., 1987.

Advanced DOE

  • Box, George E. P., Hunter, William G., and Hunter, J. Stuart, Statistics for Experimenters, John Wiley & Sons, 1978.
  • Box, George E. P. and Draper, Norman R., Empirical Model-Building and Response Surfaces, John Wiley & Sons, 1987.
  • Hicks, Charles R., Fundamental Concepts in the Design of Experiments, 5th ed., CBS College Publishing, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1999.
  • Montgomery, Douglas C., Design and Analysis of Experiments, 5th ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

SIX SIGMA / KNOWLEDGE BASED MANAGEMENT

  • Adams, Murray, Kiemele, Mark J., Pollock, Lee, and Quan, Tom, Lean Six Sigma: A Tools Guide, Air Academy Press, 2003.
  • Schmidt, Stephen R., Kiemele, Mark J., and Berdine, Ronald J., Knowledge Based Management,Air Academy Press, 1996.
  • Chowdhury, Subir, The Power of Six Sigma, Dearborn Trade, 2001.
  • Joiner, Brian L., Fourth Generation Management, McGraw Hill, 1994.

BEST PRACTICES

BENCHMARKING

  • Camp, Robert C., Benchmarking, ASQ Quality Press, 1989.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT, TEAMS, and the HUMAN SIDE

  • Blaha, Robert B., Beyond Survival: Creating Prosperity Through People, Air Academy Press, 1995.
  • Hutton, David W., The Change Agents’ Handbook, ASQC Quality Press, 1994.
  • Johnson, Spencer M.D., Who Moved My Cheese?, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998.

LEAN MANUFACTURING AND LEAN THINKING

  • Adams, Murray, Kiemele, Mark J., Pollock, Lee, and Quan, Tom, Lean Six Sigma: A Tools Guide, Air Academy Press, 2003.
  • Goldratt, Eliyahu M., The Goal, Second Revised Edition, North River Press, 1992.
  • Sharma, Anand and Patricia E. Moody, The Perfect Engine, The Free Press, 2001.
  • Womack, James P. and Daniel T. Jones and Daniel Roos, The Machine that Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production, Rawson Associates, 1990.
  • Womack, James P. and Daniel T. Jones, Lean Thinking, Simon and Schuster, 1996.

QUALITY (GENERAL)

  • Brassard, Michael and Ritter, Diane, The Memory Jogger II (Pocket Guide of Tools for Continuous Improvement and Effective Planning), Goal/QPC, 1994.
  • Deming, W. Edwards, Out of the Crisis, MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Study, 1986.
  • Ishikawa, Kaoru, Guide to Quality Control, Asian Productivity Organization, 1982.
  • Juran, J. M., Juran on Planning for Quality, The Free Press, 1988.
  • Walton, Mary, The Deming Management Method, The Putnam Publishing Group, 1986.

SPC

  • Grant, Eugene L. and Leavenworth, Richard S., Statistical Quality Control, McGraw Hill, 1988.
  • Wheeler, Donald J. and Chambers, David S., Understanding Statistical Process Control, 2nd ed., SPC Press, 1992.

FMEA

  • Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis – Reference Manual, 3rd ed., 2001.
  • IEC Standard Publication 812, Analysis Techniques for System Reliability – Procedure for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, 1985.
  • Stamatis, D. H., Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, ASQC Quality Press, 1995.

MEASUREMENT SYSTEM ANALYSIS

  • Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), Measurement Systems Analysis, 3rd ed., 2002.
  • Barrentine, Larry B., Concepts for R&R Studies, ASQ Press, 1991.

QUALITY FUNCTION DEPLOYMENT (QFD)

  • Cohen, Lou, Quality Function Deployment: How to Make QFD Work for You, Addison-Wesley, 1995.

ADVANCED STATISTICS/TOOLS

  • Anderson, T. W., An Introduction to Multivariate Statistical Analysis, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
  • Draper, Norman R. and Smith, H., Applied Regression Analysis, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1998.
  • Johnson, Richard A. and Wichern, Dean W., Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis, 4th ed., Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1998.
  • Hocking, Ronald R., The Analysis of Linear Models, Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., 1985.
  • Myers, Raymond H., Classical and Modern Regression with Applications, 2nd ed., Duxbury Press, 1990.
  • Neter, John, Wasserman, William, and Kutner, Michael, Applied Linear Statistical Models, 4th ed., Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1996.
  • Ostle, Bernard and Malone, Linda C., Statistics in Research, 4th ed., Iowa State University Press, 1987.
  • Seber, G. A. F., Linear Regression Analysis, 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2003.