International Journal of Quality Science: Volume 2 Issue 2


Table of contents

The Baldrige quality competition in New Zealand: a critical assessment

Martin Perry

Examines the Baldrige criteria and their use in New Zealand. Government development agencies and private industry groups have recently promoted models of best practice in…

Selection of optimal parameters in gas‐assisted injection moulding using a neural network model and the Taguchi method

Chih‐Chou Chiu, Chao‐Ton Su, Gong‐Shung Yang, Jeng‐Sheng Huang, Shia‐Chung Chen, Nien‐Tien Cheng

Describes how a statistical Taguchi approach and a backpropagation neural network model were devised to evaluate the effect of various parameters and identify the optimal…

An empirical investigation of the association between quality management practices and organizational climate

Chu‐Hua Kuei, Christian N. Madu, Chinho Lin, Min H. Lu

Assesses the relationship between quality management practices and organizational climate. This study uses two well‐developed instruments to assess the relationship. A…


A statistical process control approach to process diagnosis in discrete manufacturing environments

Kerry D. Melton, John R. English, G. Don Taylor

Suggests that there is justification for the use of a new methodology for process diagnosis which is simple to understand and realistic to implement. The control of…




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1996 – 1998

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