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Taguchi’s Quality Philosophy: Analysis and Commentary

An Introduction to and Interpretation of Taguchi’s Ideas
  • Raghu N. Kackar

Abstract

Today, Genichi Taguchi is frequently mentioned along with W. Edwards Deming, Kaoru Ishikawa, and J. M. Juran. His popularity testifies to the merit of his quality philosophy. However, a lack of proper communication has kept some of his ideas in a shroud of mystery. This paper will introduce the readers to some of the basic elements of Taguchi’s quality philosophy.

Keywords

Performance Variation Orthogonal Array Robust Design Noise Factor Continuous Quality Improvement 
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