Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Quality Assurance and Management

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

Copyright year: 2012

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73092 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

46 Dimensions Citations

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

By Cathy Balding

3103

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2. The Development and Changes of Quality Control in Japan

By Kozo Koura

4485

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

By Yasuo Iwaki

3719

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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

4349

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5. Quality Assurance in Education

By Geoffrey Doherty

3189

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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

4088

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7. Implementing Quality Management Systems in Higher Education Institutions

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

8416

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

By Yuji Okita

3101

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

By Yuan Li and Houyi Zhu

1891

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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

1620

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11. Integrated Higher Education Management: Summary of Management Approaches

By Juha Kettunen

2560

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12. Quality Assurance in the Career of Nursing

By Cecilia Latrach, Naldy Febré and Ingrid Demandes

4938

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13. Quality Assurance of Medicines in Practice

By Beverley Glass and Alison Haywood

11260

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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

2468

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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

4381

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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

1860

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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

1461

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18. Automatic Maintenance Routes Based on the Quality Assurance Information

By Vesa Hasu and Heikki Koivo

1035

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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

1551

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20. Improving Quality Assurance in Automation Systems Development Projects

By Dietmar Winkler and Stefan Biffl

2235

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21. Optimization of Optical Inspections Using Spectral Analysis

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

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