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Description: This webinar will provide quality practitioners with a chronological history of quality from its earliest beginnings in mass manufacturing and the need for standardization and efficiency to the present day and the proliferation of national and international quality standards. Topics covered by the webinar will include:

- A History of Managing for Quality
- The rise of statistical methods in quality
- Quality and World War II
- Post-war developments in quality
- Kaoru Ishikawa and quality circles
- In search of zero defects
- Beginning of the quality crisis
- U.S. discovers quality and quality gurus
- Quality and Six Sigma
- Quality awards and certifications
- Quality standards
- Conclusion

Download the presentation slides and certificate of attendance in the files library: http://www.ifsqn.com/forum/index.php/files/file/228-a-brief-history-of-quality

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Excellent presentation. Learned quite a bit that I had not been aware of previously. Very thorough research presented in a great chronological format.