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Quality Management (3,375 Books)


Quality management can be considered to have four main components: quality planning, quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement.[1] Quality management is focused not only on product/service quality, but also the means to achieve it. Quality management therefore uses quality assurance and control of processes as well as products to achieve more consistent quality.

 
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Currents in the St. Johns River, Florida Spring and Summer of 1998

By: Richard Bourgerie
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Census 2000 Testing, Experimentation, And Evaluation Program

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: In their final report on the design of Census 2000, the Commerce Secretary?s 2000 Census Advisory Committee concluded: ?What everyone wants is as simple as A-B-C ... A Better Census.? But how will we know if we achieve a better census in 2000, and how will we build a better one for 2010? An important source for answering these questions will be the Census 2000 Testing, Experimentation, and Evaluation Program. Besides being used to assess Census 2000, this p...

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Census 2000 Testing, Experimentation, And Evaluation Program

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: In their final report on the design of Census 2000, the Commerce Secretary?s 2000 Census Advisory Committee concluded: ?What everyone wants is as simple as A-B-C ... A Better Census.? But how will we know if we achieve a better census in 2000, and how will we build a better one for 2010? An important source for answering these questions will be the Census 2000 Testing, Experimentation, and Evaluation Program. Besides being used to assess Census 2000, this progra...

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Hand-Held Metal Detectors for Use in Concealed Weapon and Contraba...

By: Sarah V. Hart

Legal Reference Publication

Foreword: The Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides technical support to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) program to support law enforcement and criminal justice in the United States. OLES?s function is to develop standards and conduct research that will assist law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. OLES is (1) subjecting existing equipment to laboratory testing and evaluation, and ...

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Law Enforcement and Corrections Standards and Testing Program

By: Sarah V. Hart

Legal Reference Publication

Foreword: The Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides technical support to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) program to support law enforcement and criminal justice in the United States. OLES?s function is to develop standards and conduct research that will assist law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. OLES is (1) subjecting existing equipment to laboratory testing and evaluation, and ...

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Short-Term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluent...

By: Philip A. Lewis

Excerpt: The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (PL 92-500), the Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1977 (PL 95-217), and the Water Quality Act of 1987 (PL 100-4) explicitly state that it is the national policy that the discharge of toxic substances in toxic amounts be prohibited. The detection of chronically toxic effects, therefore, plays an important role in identifying and controlling toxic discharges to surface waters. This manual a third edition of the fr...

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Short-Term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluent...

By: Thomas A. Clark

Excerpt: The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (PL 92-500), the Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1977 (PL 95-217) and the Water Quality Act of 1987 (PL 100-4) explicitly state that it is the national policy that the discharge of toxic substances in toxic amounts be prohibited. Thus, the detection of chronically toxic effluents plays an important role in identifying and controlling toxic discharges to surface waters. This manual is the second edition of the m...

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Vital Statistics of the United States 1994

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The technical appendix preparation was coordinated by Sherry L. Murphy in the Division of Vital Statistics under the general direction of Harry M. Rosenberg, Chief of the Mortality Statistics Branch. The vital statistics computer file on which it is based were prepared by staff from the Division of Vital Statistics, Division of Data Processing, Division of Data Services, and the Office of Research and Methodology. The Division of Vital Statistics, Mary Anne Freedman, Dir...

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Vital Statistics of the United States 1994

By: David L. Larson

Death and fetal-death statistics Mortality statistics for 1994 are, as for all previous years except 1972, based on information from records of all deaths occurring in the United States. Fetal-death statistics for every year are based on all reports of fetal death received by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The death-registration system and the fetal-death reporting system of the United States encompass the 50 States, the District of Columbia, New York ...

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Vital Statistics of the United States : Mortality, 1995 Technical ...

By: David L. Larson

Mortality statistics for 1995 are, as for all previous years except 1972, based on information from records of all deaths occurring in the United States. The death-registration system of the United States encompasses the 50 States, the District of Columbia, New York City (which is independent of New York State for the purpose of death registration), Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. In statistical...

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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 53 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 5 : Plan Kton

By: onald L. Evans

Excerpt: The oceanographic analyses described by this atlas series expand on earlier works, e.g. the World Ocean Atlas 1998 (WOA98), World Ocean Atlas 1994 (WOA94) and Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean. Previously published oceanographic objective analyses have proven to be of great utility to the oceanographic, climate research, and operational environmental forecasting communities. Such analyses are used as boundary and/or initial conditions in numerical ocean ci...

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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 49 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 1 : Temperature

By: onald L. Evans
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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 50 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 2 : Salinity

By: onald L. Evans
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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 51 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 3 : Oxygen

By: onald L. Evans
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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 52 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 4 : Nutrients

By: onald L. Evans
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Noaa Atlas Nesdis 54 World Ocean Atlas 2001 Volume 6 : Chlorophyll

By: onald L. Evans

Preface: The oceanographic analyses described by this atlas series expand on earlier works, e.g. the World Ocean Atlas 1998 (WOA98), World Ocean Atlas 1994 (WOA94) and Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean. Previously published oceanographic objective analyses have proven to be of great utility to the oceanographic, climate research, and operational environmental forecasting communities. Such analyses are used as boundary and/or initial conditions in numerical ocean ci...

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