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Reference Books

he books listed in this page are often cited as references by senior QFD practitioners.

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QFD (Quality Function Deployment)

AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process)

Creativity & Innovation

Cross-Functional Management

Hoshin Kanri (Strategic Policy Management and Deployment)

ISO & QS-9000

Lean Production & Concurrent Engineering

Marketing Strategy

New Product Development

Reliability

Software Quality

Taguchi Method

TOC (Theory of Constraints)

Tools

TQM (Total Quality Management)

TRIZ

VA / VE

 

 

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Topic

Book Title

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Quality Function Deployment

(QFD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Function Deployment: Integrating Customer Requirements into Product Design

by Yoji Akao

ISBN 0-915299-41-0 

Publisher: Productivity Press

      

QFD: The Customer-Driven Approach to Quality Planning & Deployment

by Shigeru Mizuno, Yoji Akao

ISBN 9283311221

To Satisfy & Delight Your Customer: How to Manage for Customer Value

by William Pardee

ISBN  0-932633-35-8

To Satisfy & Delight Your Customer: How to Manage for Customer Value by William Pardee

Advanced QFD: Linking Technology to Market and Company Needs

by Larry Shillito

ISBN 0-471-03377-4

Advanced QFD: Linking Technology to Market and Company Needs by Larry Shillito

 

Analytic

Hierarchy Process

(AHP)

Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process

by Thomas Saaty, Luis Vargas    

ISBN 0792372670

Models, Methods, Concepts & Applications of the Analytic Hierarchy Process by Thomas Saaty, Luis Vargas

Decision Making for Leaders: The Analytic Hierarchy Process for Decisions in a Complex World

by Thomas L. Saaty 

ISBN 096203178X

Decision Making for Leaders: The Analytic Hierarchy Process for Decisions in a Complex World by by Thomas L. Saaty

 

 

Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Lanchester Strategy

by Shinichi Yano

ISBN  1-57321-000-5

 

New Lanchester Strategy: Sales and Marketing Strategy for the Weak

by Shinichi Yano
ISBN 1-57321-004-8

 

New Lanchester Strategy: Sales and Marketing Strategy for the Strong

by Shinichi Yano 

ISBN  1-57321-005-6

New Lanchester Strategy: Sales and Marketing Strategy for the Strong - by Yano

Measuring Customer Satisfaction: Development and Use of Questionnaires

by Bob Hayes

ISBN  087389362x

Measuring Customer Satisfaction: Development and Use of Questionnaires by Bob Hayes

 

New

Product Development

 

Product Design Review: A Method for Error-free Product Development

by Ichida         

ISBN 1-56327-041-2

Product Design Review: A Method for Error-Free Product Development by Ichida

Managing the New Product Development Process: Cases and Notes

by Robert Dolan
ISBN 0-201-52627-1

Managing the New Product Development Process: Cases and Notes by Robert Dolan

 

Concurrent Engineering

&

Lean Production

 

 

 

Concurrent Engineering: The Product Development Environment for the 1990s

by Donald Carter       

ISBN  0-201-56349-5

Concurrent Engineering: The Product Development Environment for the 1990s by Donald Carter

Concurrent Engineering: Shortening Lead Times, Raising Quality, and Lowering Costs

by John R. Hartley, Susumu Okamoto    

ISBN  1-56327-189-3

Concurrent Engineering: Shortening Lead Times, Raising Quality, and Lowering Costs by John R. Hartley, Susumu Okamoto

Design Team Revolution: How to Cut Lead Times in Half and Double Your Productivity   

by Sekine and Arai    

ISBN  1-56327-008-0

Design Team Revolution: How to Cut Lead Times in Half and Double Your Productivity by Sekine, Arai

Total Quality Development: A Step-By-Step Guide to World-Class Concurrent Engineering

by Don Clausing

ISBN   0-7918-0035-0

Total Quality Development: A Step-By-Step Guide to World-Class Concurrent Engineering by Don Clausing

 

 

Strategic Policy Management &

Deployment  /  Hoshin Kanri 

Hoshin Kanri: Policy Deployment for Successful TQM
by Yoji Akao

ISBN  0-915299-57-7

Policy Management: Quality Approach to the Strategic Planning

by Glenn Mazur, et. al.   0966465504

 

 

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Breakthrough Leadership: Achieving Organizational Alignment Through Hoshin Planning

by Mara Minerva Melum, Casey Collett

ISBN  1-55648-133-0

 

 

Theory

of

Constraints

 

 

 

 

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

by E. Goldratt

ISBN    0-88427-061-0

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by E. Goldratt

It's Not Luck

by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

ISBN     0-88427-115-3

It's Not Luck by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Critical Chain

by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

ISBN  0-88427-153-6

Critical Chain by E. Goldratt

Goldratt's Theory Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement

by William H. Dettmer
ISBN 0-87389-370-0

Goldratt's Theory Constraints: A Systems Approach to Continuous Improvement by William H. Dettmer

Thinking For a Change: Putting the TOC Thinking Processes to Use

by L. Scheinkopf

ISBN  1-57444-101-9

Thinking For a Change: Putting the TOC Thinking Processes to Use by L. Scheinkopf

 

TQM

 

 

 

 

 

Kaizen: The Key To Japan's Competitive Success

by Masaaki Imai

ISBN  007554332x

Kaizen: The Key To Japan's Competitive Success by Masaaki Imai

Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense, Low-Cost Approach to Management

by Masaaki Imai

ISBN  0-07-031446-2

 

 

Japanese Quality Concepts: An Overview

by Katsuya Hosotani

ISBN     0-527-91651-x

 

 

TQM for Technical Groups: Total Quality Principles for Product Development

by K. Uchimaru, et. al.

ISBN  1-56327-005-6

Cross-

Functional

Management

Cross-Functional Management: Principles and Practical Applications

by Kenji Kurogane

ISBN  92-833-1118-3

Cross-Functional Management: Principles and Practical Applications by Kenji Kurogane

 

Tools

 

The Seven New QC Tools: Practical Applications for Managers

by Yoshinobu Nayatani

ISBN   4-88319-004-8

The Seven New Qc Tools: Practical Applications for Managersby Yoshinobu Nayatani

The Memory Jogger II

by M. Brassard, et. al.

ISBN  1-879364-44-1

The Memory Jogger II by M. Brassard, et. al.

 

Creativity

&

Innovation

 

 

 

Creating Innovative Products Using Total Design

by Stuart Pugh

ISBN  0-201-63485-6

Creating Innovative Products Using Total Design by Stuart Pugh

Lateral Thinking : Creativity Step by Step

by Edward De Bono

ISBN  0-06-090325-2

Lateral Thinking : Creativity Step by Step by Edward De Bono

The Idea Edge: Transforming Creative Thought into Organizational Excellence

by Bob King, Dr Helmut Schliksupp

ISBN  1-57681019-4

The Idea Edge: Transforming Creative Thought into Organizational Excellence by Bob King, Dr Helmut Schliksupp

The Sources of Innovation

by Eric Von Hippel
ISBN 0195094220

The Sources of Innovation by Eric Von Hippel

 

TRIZ

 

 

40 Principles: TRIZ Keys to Innovation

by Genrich S. Altshuller

ISBN   0964074036

40 Principles: TRIZ Keys to Technical Innovation by Genrich Altshuller, et. al.

The Art of Inventing: How to Invent and How to Solve Technical Problems

by Henry Altov, et. al.

ISBN  0-9640740-1-x

The Art of Inventing: How to Invent and How to Solve Technical Problems by Henry Altov, et. al.

Systematic Innovation: An Introduction to TRIZ

by Te rnin ko, et. al

ISBN  1574441116

 

Value : Its Measurement, Design, and Management

by M. Larry Shillito

ISBN   0471527386

Value : Its Measurement, Design, and Management by M. Larry Shillito

Reliability

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis: FMEA from Theory to Execution

by D. H. Stamatis

ISBN   0-87389-300-x

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis: FMEA from Theory to Execution by D. H. Stamatis

Software

Quality

Software Excellence: A Total Quality Management Guide

by Shigeichi Moriguchi

ISBN  1-56327-050-1

Software Excellence: A Total Quality Management Guide by Shigeichi Moriguchi

ISO &

QS-9000

The Memory Jogger 9000

by R. Peach, et. al.

ISBN 1-879364-82-4

The Memory Jogger 9000 by R. Peach, et. al.

Taguchi

Method

Taguchi Methods and QFD: Hows and Whys for Management

by N. Ryan (editor)

ISBN    0-941243-04-4

Taguchi Methods and Qfd: Hows and Whys for Management by N. Ryan (editor)

 

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