Juran Trilogy

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary……………………………………………………………………….3
Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………….4
Biographies …………………………………………………………………………………4
History of Total Quality Management…………………………………………...6
Contribution to Industry.………………………………………………………………8
Experiments & Methodologies …………………………………………………….12 Contribution to Safety Field ……………………………………………….………15
Conclusion.…………………………………………………………………………………..16
References …………………………………………………………………………………..18

Executive Summary
With the dawn of the Industrial Revolution at the turn of the 19th century, the threat of war, the Great Depression, some manufacturing companies were looking to increase production rates, thus hoping to increase their overall profitability
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After the firm 's owner died, Juran took over this firm until he retired in the late 1990s. Once the second world war ended Japan was making products that were not of quality and because Juran wrote a book called Juran’s quality handbook in 1951 the Japanese industry leaders became interested in Juran and invited him to Japan to help them with the quality of the products being made. When he finally arrived in Japan in 1954, he visited 10 companies. He taught companies that they need to be trained from management down and it took Japan 20 years to catch on. During his life, he made ten visits to Japan, the last in 1990. Once the USA saw Japan’s success they followed in their footsteps. (joseph M. juran)
Juran also made many contributions some of which were “The Pareto Principle”. In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country, observing that twenty percent of the people owned eighty percent of the wealth. In the late 1940s, Juran inaccurately attributed the 80/20 Rule to Pareto, calling it Pareto 's Principle. This principle can be a very effective tool to help you manage effectively. He also contributed to management theory. Management theory was a principle that focused on the quality at the end or finished product. The tools used were sampling, inspection plans and control chart. Juran is credited for adding the human
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