Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Quality Assurance and Management

Edited by Mehmet Savsar

Australian College of Kuwait, Kuwait

The purpose of this book is to present new concepts, state-of-the-art techniques and advances in quality related research. Novel ideas and current developments in the field of quality assurance and related topics are presented in different chapters, which are organized according to application areas. Initial chapters present basic ideas and historical perspectives on quality, while subsequent chapters present quality assurance applications in education, healthcare, medicine, software development, service industry, and other technical areas. This book is a valuable contribution to the literature in the field of quality assurance and quality management. The primary target audience for the book includes students, researchers, quality engineers, production and process managers, and professionals who are interested in quality assurance and related areas.

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Quality Assurance and ManagementEdited by Mehmet Savsar

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2235

ISBN: 978-953-51-0378-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5114-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

88245 Total Chapter Downloads

44 Crossref Citations

43 Web of Science Citations

74 Dimensions Citations


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1. Five Essential Skills for 21st Century Quality Professionals in Health and Human Service Organisations

By Cathy Balding


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2. The Development and Changes of Quality Control in Japan

By Kozo Koura


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3. ISO-GUM and Supplements are Utilized for QA of BCA Data

By Yasuo Iwaki


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4. The Use of Quality Function Deployment in the Implementation of the Quality Management System

By Elena Condrea, Anca Cristina Stanciu and Kamer Ainur Aivaz


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5. Quality Assurance in Education

By Geoffrey Doherty


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6. Challenges for Quality Management in Higher Education - Investigating Institutional Leadership, Culture and Performance

By P. Trivellas, P. Ipsilantis, I. Papadopoulos and D. Kantas


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7. Implementing Quality Management Systems in Higher Education Institutions

By Maria J. Rosa, Cláudia S. Sarrico and Alberto Amaral


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8. Using a Class Questionnaire for Quality Improvement of Engineering Ethics Instruction During Higher Education

By Yuji Okita


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9. Towards Learning-Focused Quality Assurance in Chinese Higher Education

By Yuan Li and Houyi Zhu


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10. Quality Assurance in Chile's Municipal Schools: Facing the Challenge of Assuring and Improving Quality in Low Performing Schools

By Luis Ahumada, Carmen Montecinos and Alvaro González


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11. Integrated Higher Education Management: Summary of Management Approaches

By Juha Kettunen


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12. Quality Assurance in the Career of Nursing

By Cecilia Latrach, Naldy Febré and Ingrid Demandes


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13. Quality Assurance of Medicines in Practice

By Beverley Glass and Alison Haywood


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14. Patterns of Medical Errors: A Challenge for Quality Assurance in the Greek Health System

By Athanassios Vozikis and Marina Riga


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15. Critical Success Factors for Quality Assurance in Healthcare Organizations

By Víctor Reyes-Alcázar, Antonio Torres-Olivera, Diego Núñez-García and Antonio Almuedo-Paz


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16. The ACSA Accreditation Model: Self-Assessment as a Quality Improvement Tool

By Antonio Almuedo-Paz, Diego Núñez-García, Víctor Reyes-Alcázar and Antonio Torres-Olivera


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17. Quality Improvement Through Visualization of Software and Systems

By Peter Liggesmeyer, Henning Barthel, Achim Ebert, Jens Heidrich, Patric Keller, Yi Yang and Axel Wickenkamp


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18. Automatic Maintenance Routes Based on the Quality Assurance Information

By Vesa Hasu and Heikki Koivo


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19. Implementation of CVR / IT Methodology on Outsourced Applied Research to Internship Environment, Case, Information Technology Directorate of Bina Nusantara Foundation

By Renan Prasta Jenie


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20. Improving Quality Assurance in Automation Systems Development Projects

By Dietmar Winkler and Stefan Biffl


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21. Optimization of Optical Inspections Using Spectral Analysis

By K. Ohliger, C. Heinze and C. Kröhnert


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